Providence Health & Services Emergency Technician in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling an Emergency Technician (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, OR.
Magnet Medical Center
Large Urban Hospital with 523 Beds
Separate Adult and Pediatric Units with own Providers, RNs and ED Techs for each unit
53 Bed Adult Unit with 3 Fast Tract Beds - All beds have their own room.
Specific Psychiatric Hold Rooms
Certified Cardiac and Stroke Center
Annual Emergency department visits: 75,164
Great Team Environment: True Collaboration between Providers, RNs and ED Techs
In this position, you will:
Work closely with all members of the emergency team to provide direct patient care to optimize positive patient care outcomes.
Assist the physician/nurse practitioner during procedures by providing the appropriate sutures, supplies, instruments, and equipment.
Maintain proper sterile technique during procedures.
Serve as the Health Unit Coordinator (HUC) by providing overall administrative and technical assistance and support in the operation of the Emergency Department (ED), as applicable. HUC duties fall within these main categories: clerical, communication, and coordination of unit activities.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current or previous Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), completion of Medical Assistant (MA) program or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificate, -or-
Equivalent skills acquired through military or surgical technician experience, -or-
Completion of Emergency Department (ED) tech residency program through Providence Oregon Emergency Services. (Not required to maintain certification after hire.)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) certification
Prevention and Management of Assaultive Behavior (PMAB) annually
1year of patient care experience in an acute care or pre-hospital setting
Military experience as medical personnel or senior clinical nursing student considered
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Emergency Dept Techs
Req ID: 200343