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Emergency Department Tech (Per Diem)

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  12 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Sedro-Woolley
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Emergency Department Tech (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

Req ID: 179580

 

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.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. 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.
  2. Performs basic patient observation skills and reports significant changes in patient condition to the appropriate team member.  Observation of secluded or restrained patients.
  3. Maintain unit supplies by stocking patient rooms and supply areas to meet patient care needs.  Assist in keeping patient care areas and equipment clean.
  4. Performs clerical and communication functions to support departmental operations and patient care.
  5. Order entry and results retrieval in the computer system.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Graduate of a Certified Nursing Assistant Acute Care program, Medical Assistant program or EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) program*.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Minimum of one year work experience as a Certified or Registered Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT required. 
  • 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.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Washington:  Current Nursing Assistant certification in the state of Washington or Certified Medical Assistant or Certified Medical Assistant Phlebotomist
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.

 

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

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

*Washington:  If hired prior to October 1, 1997, may qualify for this position with a Registered Nursing Assistant designation from the state of Washington.

United General Medical Center:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant license in the state of WA required. 
  • May be required to float to the Operating room and/or Medical/Surgical/ICU department.

 

UNITED GENERAL -  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 full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Sedro-Woolley, United General Medical Center (250)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.000001
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $15.38, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support; Certified Nurse Assistant - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


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