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Emergency Department Technician

Job ID: 63059
Location: Friday Harbor, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.60
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

Emergency Department Technician for a Part Time, 0.60 FTE, Day position. The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $20.55 – $30.83. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.

*** Hiring Bonus May Be Available *** Hiring Bonus May Be Available ***

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing direct patient care activities within his/her scope of practice under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Physician in the Emergency Department.

DETAILS OF THE POSITION

  • Assists nursing staff and other care team members with patient care: receiving patients by ambulance and from triage; assisting with ambulatory patients; setting up and assisting with procedures; obtaining patient vital signs; dressing or undressing patients; providing treatment supplies when needed; application of sterile dressings; restraint procedures; immobilization of extremities; cast and splint applications; patient transport.
  • Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member. Observation of secluded or restrained patients.
  • Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs. Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean.
  • Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
  • Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program, Medical Assistant program or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) program*. (If hired prior to October 1, 1997, may qualify for this position with a Registered Nursing Assistant designation from the state of Washington.)
  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT required.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant license in the state of WA required.
  • WA State Food Handlers Permit required.
  • WA State Medical Assistant Registration license required within 90 days of hire for caregivers who hold a primary position at PIMC.
  • Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed.
  • Successfully completes non-violent crisis intervention training during orientation and renews training as outlined in policy.

PIMC PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires moderate physical exertion more than 66% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less.
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation, or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time). 

For a full position description or for questions, please contact Vicki Greenwald: [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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