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ER Tech- Grayslake Full-Time Nights

Location Grayslake, Illinois Business Unit Lake Forest Hospital Job REQID 137089 Job Function Patient Support Shift Night Job (3rd) Apply Now


  • $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)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.


The ER Tech reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, 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.


  • Collects urine, stool and sputum specimens.
  • Performs laboratory tests including phlebotomy, accucheck glucose test, urine pregnancy test, rapid strep test, specific gravity test and blood glucose test.
  • Obtains and records vital signs.
  • Performs 12 lead EKG's; recognizes basic arrhythmias, admits and discharges patients from the cardiac monitoring system.
  • Irrigates wounds, applies dressings, bandages and splints.
  • Assists with patient ambulation and positioning; assists with comfort activities and feeding patients as needed.
  • Assists RN or physician with exams and minor procedures.
  • Responds to emergencies seeking appropriate personnel for specific interventions.
  • Primes IV bags and tubing; disconnects IV or Heplock.
  • Transports patients to and from radiology for diagnostic testing.
  • Transports blood and blood components to the laboratory.
  • Assists with patient admissions, discharges and transfers; transports patients, belongings and equipment.
  • Assists with post mortem care.
  • Contacts various departments, other healthcare facilities and physician offices for diagnostic testing and results.
  • Maintains ER log book and statistics.
  • Maintains ER charts, updating as information becomes available.
  • Updates on call physician schedules for the emergency department.
  • Ensures appropriate supplies are maintained in the storeroom; places routine and special orders as needed.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • CNA or EMT-B
  • CPR through American Heart Association


One year of experience

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.

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