Emergency Department Tech PH Emergency Room Full-time Nights

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

Palos Heights, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023
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Emergency Department Tech PH Emergency Room Full-time Nights

Location Palos Heights, Illinois Business Unit Palos Hospital Job REQID 119394 Job Function Patient Support Shift Night Job (3rd) Apply Now

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  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


The Emergency Room Tech, 12 hours reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.


  • Provides wound care
  • Assists with splinting and orthopedic devices
  • Performs ECGs
  • Performs phlebotomy in addition to specimen collection (urine, stool, sputum)
  • Labels and processes specimens according to established protocols and policies
  • Performs bedside waived testing procedures and maintains annual competency
  • Prepares patient and room for MD or RN assessment, evaluation, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (work may require lifting and positioning of patients)
  • Obtains vital signs and routinely reassess vital signs
  • Applies cardiac monitor/pulse oximetry
  • Collects and records intake and output
  • Administers and assists with direct patient care and patient hygiene activities
  • Makes rounds of patients and anticipates their needs
  • Promptly answers patient’s call lights
  • Applies comfort and safety measures 
  • Transports and/or retrieves patients, specimens, equipment and/or supply as needed
  • Documents on medical record all patient care provided
  • Performs CPR
  • Performs morgue care
  • Skills that are not approved for this position regardless if individual certification or licensure present:

o   IV initiation

o   Medication administration including code drugs

o   Intubation

o   Tracheal suctioning

  • Completes all necessary duties to ensure a clean, safe, attractive work environment
  • Cleans, organizes, and prepares patient rooms; notifies appropriate personnel for mopping, garbage disposal
  • Maintains stock of patient care items according to standards, orders accordingly in EPIC
  • Cleans and prepares for processing of equipment requiring sterilization

This position is full-time, 72 hours per pay period, night shift, 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. with alternating weekends and holidays.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Previous patient care experience
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • CPR Certification from the American Heart Association


  • Certified Nurse Assistant or EMT-B certification
  • Phlebotomy and ECG skills
  • College degree or interest in health care field
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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