Job Title: Emergency Room Technician

Company: Margaretville Hospital

City/State: Margaretville, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Emergency Room

Union: No

Position: Full Time

Hours: 3 12 hr nights/week

Shift: Night - 12 hour shift

Req #: 38161

Hiring Range: $17.22-$21.65/hr

Job Details:

Job Summary

  • Performs the functions of ED Assistant under direction of the ED Registered Nurse/Emergency Department Manager. Is responsible to adhere to the standards of emergency care and perform those duties as directed; patient registration is primary function.
  • Register patients, obtaining signatures for consent of treatment and assignment of insurance benefits.
  • Obtain copies of insurance cards and ID
  • Complete all ED forms with handwriting that is legible and neat
  • Assist in ED record documentation as allowed by NYSDOH. Obtain vital signs, complaint and height/weight as needed, completion of history and medication reconciliation.
  • Enter orders
  • Assist with ambulance communication, pre hospital and hospital, from the ED
  • Xerox copies of medical records
  • Orders supplies as needed. Keeps the ED clean and neat
  • Retrieves medical records from HIM when department is closed
  • Performs 12 lead EKG’s, applies cardiac monitor, NIBP, and pulse oximeter
  • Ensures collection, labeling and delivery of specimens
  • Transports and moves patients safely and appropriately
  • Assist MD/PA/NP by holding instruments and stabilizing extremities
  • Maintains sterile/aseptic technique
  • Cleans instruments in proper solution for return to Central Supply
  • Obtains ice from acute care for ED use
  • Assists on acute care when there are no ED patients
  • Is knowledgeable of location, care and use of emergency department equipment
  • Knowledge of policies, procedures specific to the ED
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Fax patient charts to Llobet Medical Group.
  • Make transfer packs
  • Call in on-call staff per staff instruction
  • Setup telemedicine equipment.
    • Emergency Medical Technician within 6 months
    • Prehospital experience preferred
    • Must have successfully completed a Basic Life Support Course
    • Have computer skills and able to type
Physical Requirements
    • Must be able to lift a patient weighing 150 lbs with or without assistance, and be able to push up or move a minimum weight of 250 lbs a distance of 200 feet.
    • Is subject to exposure to infectious wastes, diseases which include TB, HIV, and Hepatitis B virus
    • Must be able to think and act rapidly. Must possess the ability to work under pressure.

About Us:

Margaretville Hospital

Margaretville Hospital, in Margaretville, NY, is home to Delaware County’s most advanced critical-care access hospital. This 15-bed facility cares for more than 240 inpatients annually while performing 14,000 outpatient procedures each year. Margaretville Hospital was named one of the top 100 critical-access hospitals in the nation by the National Rural Health Association. It provides emergency care, ambulatory care services, laboratory testing, medical imaging, physical and occupational therapy, swing-bed rehabilitation programs, respite care, and board-certified specialist and wellness education.


We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Saving Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement