Providence St. Joseph Health

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Providence Emergency Center Technician in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling an Emergency Center Technician (0.9 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in Emergency Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

An Emergency Center Technician (ECT) provides nursing care, phlebotomy, splinting and patient support services in the Emergency Center under the supervision of the nurses and Physicians.

In this position you will:

  • Preparing patients for exams/procedures. Participate in patient care using unit and hospital based policies and procedures and works within the scope of practice.

  • Utilize information provided by chart or Nurse to assist patient for exam/procedure. Use unit developed standards for patient preparation. Approach individuals with an understanding of age related differences.

  • Incorporate knowledge of growth and development into care.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to deliver care to cognitively impaired patients.

  • Provide ambulation assistance to patients and assists and monitors patient safety.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the safe use of crutches, walkers and canes. Maintain gurney in lowered and locked position with call bell in place and side rails up.

  • Apply, monitor and trouble shoot traction splints.

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply and monitor Hare traction splints and KTD splints. Complete CMS checks while splint is in place.

  • Apply and assess plaster and fiberglass extremity splints.

  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of material selection. Apply simple and complex external splints including volar, thumb spica, long arm splint, posterior ankle splint. Act under the direction of the MD/PA/ARNP to complete complex or unique splints.

  • Assist with activities of daily living as applied in the EC.

  • Assist patient to commode, and apply knowledge of basic hygiene needs to the out patient setting.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Valid State of Washington Nursing Assistant Certification (without restrictions)

  • Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P)

  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) for Healthcare Providers

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent education

  • Experience in an Emergency Department

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

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.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 275367

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