Tidelands Health

ER Technician (Emergency Room) - Waccamaw Community Hospital (Murrells Inlet, SC)

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/18/2022 4:44 PM)
Job ID
Full Time, Non-Exempt
US-SC-Myrtle Beach Area
Varies - Nights


Position Summary: The Emergency Department Technician participates in the provision of nursing care by performing basic activities of patient care and related support services as delegated by the licensed nurse.




Education: High School graduate or equivalent.


Also must meet one of the following:

  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • Completion of a nurse assistant program or minimum 1-2 years’ experience
  • EMT certification
  • Documented experience as military medic
  • Successful completion of fundamentals of nursing course



Experience: Has worked with patients, families, physicians, and other health care providers preferred.  Training as a Medical Technician or Emergency Department Technician




American Heart Association Healthcare provider course with Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required to be initially completed with the GHS Staff Development Office within 30 calendar days of hire date (exceptions to obtain certification from a provider other than the GHS Staff Development Office are approved by Staff development on a case by case basis).  BLS Recertification is required every two years.


Physical Requirements: Medium

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.



May be exposed to infectious specimens, diseases, soiled laundry; however, potential for personal harm or injury is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed.


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