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Emergency Dept Tech- McHenry Part-Time Nights

Northwestern Medicine
Employment type: 
Part Time
Remote Position: 
Required degree level: 


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


The Emergency Department Technician NWR position reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Medicine, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that includes patient care, monitoring and observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety and effective communication.


  • This position demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients in all age groups; demonstrates ability to provide patient care based on each patient's age appropriate needs.
  • Identifies, reports, provides care and documents patient problems in collaboration with the physicians, nurses, and the technical staff.
  • This position demonstrates effective communication skills with patients, their families, physicians, and other healthcare team members.
  • This position demonstrates the ability to transport patients safely, utilizing transport devices appropriately.
  • This position assists the Emergency physicians, nurses, and technical staff in providing appropriate patient education both including the use of appropriate educational materials.
  • This position demonstrates the ability to access the hospital and Emergency Department information systems in order to provide efficient service to physicians, nurses, and technologists.
  • Maintains personal growth and development through mandatory in-services, meetings, Skills Days, and other educational opportunities
  • Supports the organizational requirement of Bedside Reporting and Hourly Rounding.
  • The position demonstrates flexibility regarding changes in role responsibilities during possible interruptions in the Emergency setting. Demonstrates the ability to multitask efficiently and continue to provide high quality service to patients, including and especially during high volume times.
  • Maintains a current certification or licensure by meeting specific state requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required :

  • CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certificate or current Illinois EMT-B/P license or CMA (Certified Medical Assistant) with 5+ years of experience. For the EMT-B/P license requirement, an individual who holds a currently valid EMT certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and has applied for Illinois EMT-B/P at the time of hire will have three months to complete the Illinois licensure.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • BCLS

Preferred :

  • ACLS certification

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

While each of our 11 hospitals and more than 200 locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one vision: to put patients first in everything that we do. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital in downtown Chicago, Northwestern Medicine brings academic medicine into the heart of local communities across the suburbs and beyond, close to where our patients live and work.

Northwestern Medicine is dedicated to providing the most advanced health care to the communities and patients we serve. The Northwestern Medicine clinical and administrative staff, medical and science faculty, and medical students come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

Northwestern Medicine has:

  • More than 33,000 employees dedicated to exceptional service and care
  • More than 4,400 aligned physicians, including faculty, residents and scientists, offering treatment informed by the latest research from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
  • 6 hospitals honored by the Magnet® Recognition Program for meeting the highest standards for patient care and nursing excellence
  • Hundreds of locations throughout the Chicagoland area


Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Whether directly providing patient care or supporting those who do, every Northwestern Medicine employee has an impact on the quality of the patient experience and the level of excellence we collectively achieve. This knowledge, expressed in our shared commitment to a single, patient-focused mission, unites us.


Northwestern Medicine is a premier integrated academic health system where the patient comes first.

  • We are all caregivers or someone who supports a caregiver.
  • We are here to improve the health of our community.
  • We have an essential relationship with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
  • We integrate education and research to continually improve excellence in clinical practice.
  • We serve a broad community and strive to bring the best in medicine closer to where patients live and work.


To be a premier integrated academic health system that will serve a broad community and bring the best in medicine—including breakthrough treatments and clinical trials enhanced through our affiliation with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—to a growing number of patients close to where they live and work.


Patients first: Putting our patients first in all that we do

Integrity: Adhering to an uncompromising code of ethics that emphasizes complete honesty and sincerity

Teamwork: Team success over personal success

Excellence: Continuously striving to be better

  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2022): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index
  • “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” (2021): Top score and designated as “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the Disability Equality Index



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