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Emergency Department Technician - Emergency Services

Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Everett
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

**Description:****Swedish Medical Center is looking for an** **Emergency Department Technician (Per Diem, Variable SHIFT) to work in Emergency Services at Swedish Mill Creek in Everett, 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.**Qualifications:****Required** **qualifications for this position include:**+ Washington State Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist certification+ Washington State Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) or Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) required+ Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required 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 of Emergency Department experience**About the Mill Creek Campus:**Swedish/Mill Creek has 86,000 square feet of space on three above-ground levels and a partial basement. The E.D. - which is open and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week - features 18 emergency exam rooms and six additional observation beds. It shares the first floor with a complete diagnostic imaging center with X-ray, mammography, ultrasound, CT scan and MRI, which is staffed by partners from Seattle Radiology. A full laboratory and offices for primary- and specialty-care providers are on floors two and three. Swedish/Mill Creek can immediately treat patients suffering from stroke to severe lacerations or burns, broken bones, sports injuries, allergic reactions, food poisoning, work-related injuries and many other medical emergencies and non-emergencies.**We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit**https://swedish.jobs/why-swedish/#benefits-rewards**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:** On Call**Shift:** Variable**Job Category:** Other Healthcare Support**Location:** Washington-Everett**Work Locations:** Mill Creek Main Bldg (WA168) 13020 Meridian Ave S Everett, 98208**Req ID:** 321729

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