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Emergency Services Technician- Urgent Care (.75 FTE_ 7a-7:30pm _ ED/EMT Exp Req'd_ Capitol Hill/Seattle)

Location: Seattle, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 755681 Date posted: 12/07/2018
Description:

CAPITOL HILL URGENT CARE IS LOOKING FOR AN EMERGENCY SERVICES



TECH. OUR UC OPERATES 24/7, WITH 26 BEDS AND OVER 37,000



ANNUAL VISITS. OUR STAFF HAVE AN ICU / ER BACKGROUND AND CARE



FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MI, SEPSIS, CARDIAC ARRHYTHMIAS, AND ALL



OTHER URGENT AND EMERGENT CONDITIONS. WITH AN EMPHASIS ON



CUSTOMER SERVICE AND TEAM WORK, YOU WILL WORK CLOSELY WITH A



TEAM OF RNS, MDS, PAS, AND OTHERS. YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE



BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:



ASSIST NURSING STAFF BY PERFORMING DESIGNATED DUTIES RELATED



TO PATIENT CARE IN A MANNER CONDUCIVE TO THEIR SAFETY, COMFORT,



AND WELFARE.



COMPLETING DUTIES DELEGATED BY NURSING/MEDICAL STAFF IN



ACCORDANCE WITH ESTABLISHED STANDARDS.



DEMONSTRATE STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND PROFESSIONAL



BEHAVIOR IN DEALING WITH STAFF AND PATIENTS.



PARTICIPATES IN CLASSES, SKILLS LABS, AND CONTINUING



EDUCATION.



PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: VOCATIONAL SCHOOL/CERTIFICATE



PROGRAM. GRADUATE OF ACCREDITED MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM.



EMT AND MA TRAINING.


Assists nursing staff by performing designated duties related to patient care in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort, and welfare. Adheres to instructions given by the nursing/medical staff and performs only those duties as described in the EST skills list and in accordance with established standards. All care provided is documented per department standards. Demonstrates strong communication skills in dealing with staff and consumers, and projects a professional demeanor. Participates in classes and skills labs, continuing education, and current CPR certification.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assists nursing staff by performing designated duties related to patient care in a manner conducive to their safety, comfort, and welfare (obtains vital signs, EKG's, basic wound care, etc). Documents care in electronic medical record.
  • Maintains supplies per department standards.
  • Demonstrates good knowledge and practice of sterile and isolation techniques.
  • Assists with instructing patient in crutch walking.
  • Applies splints and orthopedic appliances under the direction of the RN or practitioner. Functions as a phlebotomist as directed by the RN or practitioner.

  • Basic Qualifications:

    Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year of clinical experience in a emergency department or urgent care setting.

  • Education

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Medical Assistant - Registered OR must apply within seven (7) days of hire.

  • Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist credential or must complete training program and submit application within ninety (90) days of starting training program.

  • Washington State Department of Health issued credential.

  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification OR must be obtained within ninety (90) days of hire. 

  • Approved training program through Kaiser Laboratory Services.


  • Additional Requirements:

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Knowledge and skill in emergency services protocols, patient safety, and clinical standards.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, visitors, and clinical staff.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of clinical experience in an emergency department or urgent care setting. 


  • Graduate of an accredited medical assistant program.

  • EMT training.

  • MA training.

  • Medical Assistant-Certified credential or Interim Medical Assistant-Certified credential by date of hire/transfer.

  • Washington State Department of Health issued credential. Interim credential expires one (1) year from date of issuance.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill Main Building 201 16th Ave. E Scheduled Weekly Hours: 30 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 7:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: SEIU Service Unit Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Urgent Care Travel: No

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