Providence Health & Services Emergency Department Technician in Centralia, Washington
Providence is calling an Emergency Technician (0.3 FTE, Nights) to Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.
The Emergency Department Technician (ED Tech) assists with the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The primary responsibility will be focused on performing technical, therapeutic, and administrative tasks & procedures for which they have been trained. The ED Tech must demonstrate the ability & willingness to participate in a Patient Care Team as a multi-skilled caregiver responsible for quality of his/her own work and remain flexible in response to changes. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, have strong problem solving skills, and possess the ability to act quickly in emergency situations.
In this position you will:
Work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a safe environment for staff, patients and visitors
Take and record vital signs, height, weight and other applicable measurements
Perform treatment/procedures such as applying topical ointments, surgical skin preparations and application of ice packs and heat
Assist licensed staff in the preparation of patients for treatments/procedures
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
Certified (NAC) certificate in Washington State
Current AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Certification as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist (MA-P) within 90 days of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate or Nursing Assistant Health Care Assistant (HCA) certification
One year of recent Emergency Department experience
Experience in a fast-paced, emergency care environment
Experience as an Emergency Medical Technician
Working knowledge of Windows based computer software
About the hospital you will serve .
Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate 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.
Job Category: Other Licensed Technicians
Req ID: 180163