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Swedish Health Services Emergency Department Technician in Edmonds, Washington

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Emergency Department Technician (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) to work for the Emergency Services Department at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

The Emergency Department Technician is responsible for supporting nursing and physician staff by performing tasks that assist in the care and treatment of patients with illnesses and injuries.

In this position you will:

  • Provide basic patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse or Physician.

  • Assist Registered Nurses and Physicians through such tasks as taking vital signs and preparing equipment and supplies for procedures.

  • Perform approved orthopedic procedure such as plaster splint applications and other orthopedic splints/ devices.

  • Perform basic first aid measures as well as procedures such as basic wound care, irrigation, wound prep, and dressing applications.

  • Perform basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to appropriate team member.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • HighSchool diploma or GED

  • Washington State Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist certification/license

  • Washington State Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC)

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)

  • One (1) year recent emergency department or related medical experience providing direct patient care, preferably in a free-standing emergency department

  • EMT-B recent experience will be considered. EMT-B procedures and skills allowed are generally non-invasive

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing or other health care related training

About the Edmonds Campus:

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 271311

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