Illustration of a doctor in an exam room working on a computer

You might hire an ER tech to:

  • Monitor patient vital signs
  • Help doctors and nurses to provide technical support for patients

  • Perform resuscitation, CPR, and emergency airway procedures
  • Collect and prepare blood samples for testing
  • Aid with administrative duties like patient transfers and discharges

  • Transfer patients to other hospital departments
Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Great communication skills and an ability to calmly address patient and family concerns
Hospital experience, particularly in an ER
Capable of working under a high degree of pressure
Knowledgeable of patient care best practices
Excellent collaborator
Proficient with ER equipment and processes
Local certification as a nursing assistant or emergency medical technician
Strong leadership skills