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Emergency Department Technician

Job ID: 18178
Location: Friday Harbor, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking an Emergency Department Technician for a Full Time, 0.90 FTE, Night position.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

PeaceHealth Peace Island is a critical access hospital and medical clinic, providing high-quality health care services for those who live or work in, or visit, the San Juan Islands. The latest technology and highly qualified physicians and caregivers deliver safe, compassionate care.

-We offer comprehensive benefits and compensation package, as well as relocation assistance-

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*.
  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT preferred.
  • Prior acute care hospital experience preferred.
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
  • 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.
  • Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed. Successfully completes non-violent Crisis Intervention (CPI) course during orientation and renews training as outlined in policy. 

Other Skills:

  • Completion of ED specific competency based education
  • Strong communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Sufficient knowledge of English, spelling and arithmetic to complete and compile reports, make out requisitions, maintain simple records and perform various clerical duties
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills including MS Office applications

Community Information:

Located in the Salish Sea off the northwest coast of Washington State, San Juan Island is the largest of the many islands in the world-famous archipelago of the same name. 7,000 permanent residents share this 55 square mile natural paradise and enjoy year-round the many land and water based recreational opportunities that support the tourist-based economy. Connected to the mainland by ferry and airlines, island living combines a cohesive small-town community with comprehensive services and commercial diversity unusual in a rural setting. Friday Harbor, WA, the “Gateway to the San Juan Islands,” is a charming, historic and walkable seaport that boasts friendly shops and restaurants, visual art, theater and musical events, and of course, opportunities for outdoor adventures. The community has a comprehensive library, a state-of-the-art theater that features diverse performing arts, many wonderful restaurants, an historical museum, two national parks, miles of public shoreline, and a vibrant agricultural community. Local schools are unique learning communities with growing economic and ethnic diversity, high levels of parent and community involvement and strong voter support for levy and bond measures.

For a full description of the position or for questions, contact Kathy: [email protected]

PeaceHealth offers outstanding Benefits!

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.

Our Mission

We carry on the healing mission of Jesus Christ by promoting personal and community health, relieving pain and suffering, and treating each person in a loving and caring way.

At PeaceHealth, the fulfillment of our Mission is our shared purpose. It drives all that we are and all that we do. To those who embrace the spirit of these words and our commitment to Exceptional Medicine and Compassionate Care, we offer the opportunity to learn and grow as a member of the PeaceHealth family.

Our Values

Respect

We respect the dignity and appreciate the worth of each person as demonstrated by our compassion, caring, and acceptance of individual differences.

Stewardship

We choose to serve the community and hold ourselves accountable to exercise ethical and responsible stewardship in the allocation and utilization of human, financial, and environmental resources.

Collaboration

We value the involvement, cooperation, and creativity of all who work together to promote the health of the community.

Social Justice

We build and evaluate the structures of our organization and those of society to promote the just distribution of health care resources.

Our Vision

Every person receives safe, compassionate care; every time, every touch.

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