Kaiser Permanente Emergency Services Technician- Urgent Care (.75 FTE_7pm-7:30am_ ED/EMT Exp Req-d_ Capitol Hill/Seattle) in Seattle, Washington

CAPITOL HILL URGENT CARE IS LOOKING FOR EMERGENCY SERVICESTECH. OUT 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 AM EMPHASIS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE AND TEAM WORK, YOU WILL WORK CLOSELY WITH A TEAM OF RNS, MDS, PAS, AS 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.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Emergency Services Technician- Urgent Care (.75 FTE7pm-7:30am ED/EMT Exp Req-d_ Capitol Hill/Seattle)

LOCATION: Seattle, Washington

REQNUMBER: 755508

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.