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Emergency Technician - ED Tech at SCL Health

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Type: Full Time
Location: Butte, Montana

Job Description:


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an Emergency Department Technician.

Youre ready to roll up your sleeves. Eager to ask questions. And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patients pain.

Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


St. James Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 98-bed hospital is the only full-service acute care facility in Butte, and were the largest hospital serving a seven-county area. Our mission is to bring health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and Paid Time Off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well honor each others dignity and surpass the standards we set. Well encourage joy, demand safety and take pride in our integrity.

Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.


As an ED Tech with us, you need to know how to:

Obtain patients vital signs to include blood pressure, pulse and temperature and understand normal ranges and changes. Inform RNs or Physician of changes in vital signs.

Collect blood, urine, saliva and stool samples for laboratory analysis.

Insert Foley catheters, perform straight catheters, and provide wound care.

Fit patients for casts and/or hard splints, crutches and other devices.

Perform 12-lead EKGs.

Provide instruments to doctors and nurses as they perform procedures on patients.

Assist with the safe movement of patients, applying principles of safe patient handling.

Assist with admitting patients into the ER, schedule patient transfers, reinforce patient education/discharge instructions as given by the RN.

Apply, check and document restraints as directed by the RN or Physician.

Perform the duties of unit secretary. Maintain patient charts, respond to phone calls, maintain daily assignment board, provide equipment care/cleaning, perform errands associated with patient care and provide accurate information about the patient with interdisciplinary team.

Demonstrate and adhere to the standards of infection prevention.


We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

High School Diploma or equivalent, required

Completion of Basic EMT training program or Paramedic training in state of practice, required

Current Basic EMT or Paramedic license in state of practice, required

Current BLS certification, required

Current IV certification in state of practice, required

At least one (1) year of related experience, highly preferred


Now that you know more about being an ED Tech on our team, we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities