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Swedish Medical Center Monitor Technician I Telesitter in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Monitor Technician I Telesitter (0.9 FTE, Night Shift) to work in the Intensive Care EICU at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

A member of the Patient Care Services team the TelelCU Monitor Technician I Telesitter functions to provide continuous close monitoring for behavioral management or protective management observation. Patients may require observation for patient behaviors/disorders, medical conditions, falls risks and/or special needs.

In this position you will:

  • The TeleICU Monitor Technician I Telesitter is responsible for continuously monitoring patients from a remote workstation located in the TeleICU Clinical Operations Room (COR). One type of monitoring will be conducted at a time: 1) TeleICU Monitor Technician I Telesitter monitoring via telemetry of pulse oxygen saturation (Sp02) levels, or 2) monitoring via visual observation for patient safety behaviors through continuous video. Additionally, the TeleICU Monitor Technician I Telesitter provides clerical support to the workflows of the TeleICU clinical staff (Monitor Technician II, eMD and eRN) as assigned.

  • The TeleICU Monitor Technician I Telesitter observes patients, provides verbal redirection, encourages patient to stay in bed and to use the call light when needing nursing staff assistance. The TeleICU Monitor Technician I Telesitter calls the RN directly if an issue arises with the patient that needs immediate staff response by activating the STAT alarm when patient is not following direction and/or situation is emergent.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Current Washington State certification as a Nursing Assistant Certified

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN).

  • Washington State Medical Assistant - Registered will be required with Swedish Medical Center facility application completed within 7 days of hire

  • Must obtain active license within 60 days of hire

  • Six months of acute care experience or one year of skilled nursing experience as a nurse assistant certified (NAC) or license practical nurse, nurse technician.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Using electronic medical record

About Swedish Shared Services

Swedish is the largest, most comprehensive, nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. Our expanding network of facilities currently includes three hospital locations in Seattle, a hospital in Edmonds and the new Swedish Issaquah campus. It also consists of Swedish Medical Group’s network of primary care clinics, and affiliations with suburban hospitals and specialty clinics throughout Greater Seattle.

Each campus has a local operations leadership team, supported by centrally located and led corporate services, such as Human Resources, Financial and Information Services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 258499

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