Care Technician Emergency Room

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Vail Health
October 6, 2021
Vail, Colorado
Job Type


Care Technician Emergency Room 6231

Vail, Co
180 South Frontage Road West | Vail, CO 81657
Allied Health
Full-time (Year Around), Nights
Posted 09/26/2021
Req # 11138
Min:$19.86 Max:$29.79
To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.
  • POSITION PURPOSE: Two to three sentences describing the overall purpose of the position.
    • The EMT Care Tech performs patient care in support of the rest of the care team. Often is the first point-of-contact for the patient and the one who is available for regular reassessment with the patient. This role is important in relaying information between the patient and the provider.
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Maximum of ten functions in order of percentage of time spent on functions from longest to shortest; do not list anything that does not represent at least 10% of the job’s time. Please include supervisory responsibilities.
    • Assists with and performs patient care including collection of patient information, accurate reading and documentation of vital signs, and recording input and output activities and treatments on the EMR.
    • Assists with coordination of the daily patient flow and schedule in order to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction - includes preparing rooms for exams and procedures.
    • Demonstrates ability to work with the practice providers by accurately receiving and implementing instructions and orders.
    • Demonstrates clinical knowledge in all patient types and age groups to meet patient care needs/outcomes within the practice. Displays cultural competency and ability to work with diverse patient populations.
    • Performs various procedures, processes, and other duties as assigned under nursing delegation.
    • Maintains diagnostic and medication logs as required by policy. Documents patient care services accurately in patient and department records.
    • Protects patients and employees by assisting in maintaining a clean, safe working environment, and adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
    • Role models the principals of a Just Culture.
    • Provides confidential administrative support and unit coordinator duties to the department as required.

      10. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

  • This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or Preferred
    • Experience:
      • One year of experience as a care tech or EMT preferred.
    • License(s):
      • N/A
    • Certification(s):
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association is required.

        And, one of the following:

        • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification by the state of Colorado
        • Paramedic certification by the state of Colorado
    • Computer / Typing:
      • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
    • Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
    • Education:
Benefits Summary: This position offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with up to 5% retirement deferral match, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, student load assistance, childcare assistance, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, annual bonus potential, amongst others.
As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.
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