Job Description

Payroll Title:
EMERGENCY TRAUMA TCHN PD
Department:
LJ IP Emergency Department
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Nights, 12 hr shifts, Sunday - Saturday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117888 Per Diem ED Trauma Technician - La Jolla

Filing Deadline: Fri 8/12/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

DESCRIPTION

The Emergency Trauma Tech works as a team member in assigned area to assist with vital signs, reassessments, stocking supplies and transporting patients under the direct supervision of the RN. Collects patient care data. Collects, labels and transports specimens. Performs secretarial duties as needed. Assists other teams in the ED as needed. Coordinates the schedule for the techs and participates in leadership meetings.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BLS certification at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Six (6) months experience in an emergency department, pre-hospital, or acute care setting.

  • Basic computer knowledge and skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working in the UCSD emergency department or trauma setting.

  • EMT and/or CNA certification.

  • Bilingual

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to work at both UCSD Hillcrest and La Jolla hospitals.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Per diem shift requirement is an average of 1 shift per week per 4-week schedule.  Must be available 1 weekend shift per 4-week schedule and a minimum of 1 holiday. This is subject to change based on individual department needs. 

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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