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Kaiser Permanente Emergency Services Technician. (TPT) in Olympia, Washington

PER DIEM ER TECH FOR 24/7 URGENT CARE.

SHIFTS VARIABLE, INCLUDING NIGHTS.

ER OR URGENT CARE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR AT LEAST 4 SHIFTS PER MONTH.

Assists nursing staff by performing designated duties related to patient care in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort, and welfare. Adheres to instructions given my the nursing/medical staff and performs only those duties as described in the EST skills list and in accordance with established standards. All care provided is documented per department standards. Demonstrates strong communication skills in dealing with staff and consumers, and projects a professional demeanor. Participates in classes and skills labs, continuing education, and current CPR certification.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists nursing staff by performing designated duties related to patient care in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort, and welfare (obtains vital signs, EKG's, basic wound care, etc). Documents care in electronic medical record.

  • Maintains supplies per department standards.

  • Demonstrates good knowledge and practice in of sterile and isolation techniques.

  • Assists with instructing patient in crutch walking.

  • Applies splints and orthopedic appliances under the direction of the RN or practitioner. Functions as a phlebotomist as directed by the RN or practitioner.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in a emergency department or urgent care setting.

Education

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Medical assistant or EMT certification OR able to obtain shortly after hire.

  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification is required by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and clinical staff.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Knowledge and skill in emergency services protocols, patient safety, and clinical standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of clinical experience in a emergency department or urgent care setting.

  • EMT training.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Emergency Services Technician. (TPT)

LOCATION: Olympia, Washington

REQNUMBER: 899192

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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