ED Care Tech | Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) | Nights

ED Care Tech | Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) | Nights

Department: Tech Jobs

Type: Full Time

Location: Vail, CO

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Vail Health is Hiring for an experienced Emergency Department Care Technician 


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About the Position: EMT Care Tech | Full Time | Night Shift

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.

The Care Philosophy

Vail Health places the patient and family at the center of the organizational focus. This model, known as Relationship-Based Care (RBC), enables patients to be active participants in their health care.
Relationship-Based Care (RBC) has three components:
  • Our relationships with patients and families
  • Our relationships with ourselves
  • Our relationships with our co-workers

Essential Job functions

  • 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.

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  • Nights - 36H/week


  • Experience:
    • One year of experience as a care tech or EMT preferred
  • Certification(s):
    • Licensed in the state of Colorado as (any of the following):
      • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification by the state of Colorado required with an IV certification OR Paramedic certification by the state of Colorado required.
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association required.
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About Vail Health

Vail Health is a nonprofit community health care system that serves patients and guests from around the world. Locally governed and operated by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, along with numerous other services and access points, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Vail Health is the only health care system in Colorado to have been named in “150 top places to work in healthcare | 2019” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Vail Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

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Vail Health is a nonprofit, community health care system with locations in Eagle and Summit counties. Vail Health offers a 56-bed hospital, 24/7 emergency care, helipad, urgent care clinics, cancer care, breast centers, cardiovascular services, surgery, childbirth, physical therapy, internal medicine, endocrinology, and more.