Swedish Medical Center Emergency Department Technician - First Hill Emergency Services in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Center is looking for an Emergency Department Technician (0.9 FTE, Day Shift) in the Emergency Services at the Swedish First Hill campus in Seattle, WA.
The Emergency Department Technician provides support to the Emergency Department (ED) Nursing and Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) staff by performing tasks that assist in the care and treatment of patients with illnesses and injuries. Serves as a liaison among members of the healthcare team, patients and families. Organizes, replaces and maintains inventory and supply levels in the Department. Assists in other department-related activities.
In this position you will:
Provide patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP). Anticipates LIP, RN, and patient case needs
Perform basic patient care such as vital signs, patient hygiene, mobility assistance, specimen collection, and preparation of equipment and supplies for procedures
Perform approved orthopedic procedures such as plaster splint applications and other orthopedic splints/devices
Perform basic first aid measures, as well 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
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or GED
Washington State Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist certification
Washington State Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR)
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN)
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Training in orthopedic technology
Two (2) years EMT and/or two (2) years Emergency Department experience
About the Swedish First Hill Campus:
The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. 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.
Job Category: Other Healthcare Support
Work Locations: First Hill Main Bldg (WA145) 747 Broadway Seattle, 98122
Req ID: 249041