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Swedish Health Services Emergency Department Technician in Edmonds, Washington


Emergency Department Technician @ Swedish Edmonds

Part Time (30 Hour Week)

Day Shift

12 Hour Shifts

Supports nursing and physician 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. Take a proactive approach in anticipating the needs of the patient and/or care team by performing and completing tasks within scope of practice.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Swedish Edmonds and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

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

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

  • Performs approved orthopedic procedures such as plaster splint applications and other orthopedic splints/ devices.

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

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

  • Connects patients to various monitoring equipment. Performs 12 lead ECG’s. Recognizes and responds appropriately to critical arrhythmias.

  • Communicates effectively with Registered Nurses and other caregivers regarding patient issues, MD issues, and equipment.

  • Communicates in a compassionate manner to patients, families, and visitors. Assists patient families and friends in support of patient care and well being.

  • Performs clinical testing such as Hemacues, Istats, urine dips and pregnancy urine testing. Uses glucometer to check blood glucose levels. Collects other specimens such as sputum and urine.

  • Uses appropriate forms and documents pertinent patient data accurately, legibly and concisely according to policy.

  • Receives and records laboratory and other patient data reports and conveys information accurately to Registered Nurse and Physician.

  • Performs phlebotomy according to established standards.

  • Maintains and organizes patient medical records during patient stay. Assures completion of required documentation elements before chart leaves Department. Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • Monitors, orders, and restocks unit (central services, stores, linen, non-stock, etc.) with supplies and emergency equipment as indicated.

  • Assists with patient admitting, transfer, and discharge procedures. Transports patients via wheelchair and stretcher.

  • May perform duties such as telephone, order entry, scanning, copying, etc. to assist as needed relative to patient volume.

  • Assists with the facilitation of patient education relative to the treatment plan (i.e. crutch walking instructions).

Required Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Upon hire: Washington Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certification

  • Upon hire: Washington Nursing Assistant Certification License Or

  • Upon hire: Washington Nursing Assistant Registered

  • Upon hire: National Provider BLS - American Heart Association

  • One 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:

  • Coursework/Training: Nursing or other health care related training.

Why Join Providence?

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our mission of improving the health and wellbeing of each patient we serve.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the Providence family of organizations may change your current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan offerings, and other various reasons.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Puget Sound area. It is comprised of eight hospital campuses (Ballard, Edmonds, Everett, Centralia, Cherry Hill (Seattle), First Hill (Seattle), Issaquah and Olympia); emergency rooms and specialty centers in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Providence Swedish Medical Group, a network of 190+ primary care and specialty care locations throughout the Puget Sound. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re dedicated to improving the wellbeing of rural and urban communities by expanding access to quality health care for all.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 280794
Company: Swedish Jobs
Job Category: Technical Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Part time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Address: WA Edmonds 21601 76th Ave W
Work Location: Swedish Edmonds 21601 76th
Pay Range: $28.85 - $42.14
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.