ResponsibilitiesThe ED Emergency Care Technician delivers patient care under the direct supervision of registered nurses. Performs basic patient care skills; follows infection control practices; positions, transfers, and transports patients; takes vital signs; collects specimens; accurately observes, reports, and documents; performs range of motion; assists with feedings, self-care activities, and elimination needs. QualificationsKnowledge of suturing and suture removal, dressing application, splinting and casting. Skill in CPR and EKG's. Skill in preparing wounds for treatment, set up and assisting with special procedures such as incision and drainage of infected areas. Knowledge of insertion of chest tubes and trauma procedures. Ability to assist nursing staff with routine patient care. Ability to perform as a team member and provide professional staff support to physicians and nurses. Ability to function effectively with patients. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.