Emergency Department Technician
Swedish Medical Center 60 reviews - Edmonds, WA

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Hourly Rate


$16.02 + Depending on Experience

Job Category


Nursing Support (CNA, MA, NURSE AIDE)




Emergency Department Technician at Swedish/Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

The Emergency Department Technician is responsible for supporting nursing and physician staff by performing tasks that assist in the care and treatment of patients with illnesses and injuries.

In this position you will:
Serve as a liaison among members of the healthcare team, patients and families

Organize, replace and maintain inventory and supply levels in the department

Take vital signs and prepare equipment and supplies for procedures

Perform approved orthopedic procedures such as plaster splint applications and other orthopedic splints/ devices

Perform basic first aid measures as well as procedures such as basic wound care, irrigation, wound prep, and dressing applications

Perform clinical testing such as Hemacues, Istats, urine dips and pregnancy urine testing, use glucometer to check blood glucose levels and collect other specimens such as sputum and urine

Perform 12 lead ECG’s

Perform phlebotomy


qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or equivalent

Washington State Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC)

Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification within 30 days of hire

Emergency department or related medical experience providing direct patient care, preferably in a free-standing emergency department; EMT-B recent experience will be considered


qualifications for this position include:
Health care related training

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


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve., Our Vision: Demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. In a research study conducted by the National Research Corp., Swedish is consistently named the area's best hospital, with the best doctors, nurses and overall care in many specialties.

Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers.

Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment., Swedish has a non-discrimination policy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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