Emergency Services Technician

Kaiser Permanente

VARIABLE WORKING DAYS

Job Summary:

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 my 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, EKGs, basic wound care, etc). Documents care in electronic medical record.

Maintains supplies per department standards.

Demonstrates good knowledge and practice in 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 or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

Registered Medical Assistant (Washington) within 4 months of hire AND Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certificate (Washington) within 4 months of hire

OR

Interim Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) within 4 months of hire

OR

Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) required at hire

Basic Life Support required at hire

Additional Requirements:

Strong communication skills.

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

Knowledge of medical terminology.

Basic computer skills.

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

Medical Assistant – Phlebotomist credential or must complete training program and submit application within 90 days after hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

EMT training.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Emergency Services Technician

LOCATION: Tacoma, Washington

REQNUMBER: 1249335

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.