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Trinity Health ER Tech EMT PRN in Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


Employment Type: PRN

Shift: Self- Scheduling

Position Purpose:

Under direct supervision, the Emergency Room Technician assists in carrying out the phases of the nursing process as appropriately delegated by the Registered Nurse. Performs activities and functions of patient care which are task oriented and within the skill level and scope of the Emergency Room Technician, in accordance with MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center Policy and Procedure Manual.

What you will Do:

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served, in accordance with MercyOne standards.

  • Utilizing the plan of care as developed by the Registered Nurse, assists the Registered Nurse in providing patient care from a holistic approach, specific to the age of the patient population identified within the department/unit scope of service, and in accordance with the department/unit standards.

  • Demonstrates ability to anticipate/identify physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the patient and appropriately reports to the Registered Nurse.

  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with Registered Nurses, multi-disciplinary team members, patients, families and significant others to facilitate the care of the patient including teaching needs and discharge planning.

  • Prioritizes and implements appropriate interventions and treatments as directed by the Registered Nurse, utilizing the formulated plan of care.

  • Documents and communicates patient’s response to interventions/treatments provided.

  • Identifies and communicates significant changes in patient’s status (potential or actual adverse patient occurrences) to the Registered Nurse.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current EMT maintaining a current Iowa license.A minimum of 1-2 years prior patient care experience preferred.

  • Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) required within 3 months of hire.

  • Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the health care team.

  • Is able to perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.

  • Must have a general working knowledge of computers and department specific software (i.e. Healthstream, internet, etc.)

  • Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • The tri-state region, referred to as Western Iowa or Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River

  • Situated in the heart of downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartments, downtown lofts, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots, and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs

  • Education reimbursement

  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision

  • Paid time off

  • Long- and short-term leave

  • Retirement planning

  • Life insurance coverage

Ministry/Facility Information

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center ( , a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area – one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons – and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar ( and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital ( in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran