Nov 10, 2020

Patient Care Technician - Recovery

  • Swedish
  • Issaquah, WA, USA

Job Description

Description:

Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Patient Care Technician (1.0 FTE, Evening Shift) to work in the Recovery Department at Swedish Issaquah in Issaquah, WA.

This position functions as a collaborative and participative member of an interdisciplinary team, consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Interventional platform at Issaquah Hospital and Swedish Medical Center. All functions are under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse throughout Perioperative and Interventional Services.

In this position you will:

  • Works with patients, families, visitors, and physicians to identify needs, resolve problems or provide other information. Demonstrates flexibility to meet patient care goals. Maintains patient right to privacy. Respects the rights of the patient, family and other caregivers. Handles all patient information as confidential and per HIPPA guidelines. Communicates appropriate and relevant information and feedback clearly to the appropriate person.
  • Prepares a paper chart and prints stickers from electronic medical record for patients as needed. Sends discharge medication orders to pharmacy as applicable by campus. Communicates patient arrival to unit to appropriate departments and individuals. Maintains accurate and timely log of patient admissions. Maintains unit statistics and quality control logs as assigned.
  • Distributes mail. Sends patient reports to HIM upon discharge. Inventories education brochures and office supplies, and orders as appropriate. Orders supplies from MSC, Nutrition, etc. as necessary.
  • Distributes mail. Sends patient reports to HIM upon discharge. Inventories education brochures and office supplies, and orders as appropriate. Orders supplies from MSC, Nutrition, etc. as necessary

Qualifications:

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).
  • Six months of non-acute clinical care experience or one year of skilled nursing experience.
  • Non-acute clinical care or skilled experience will be waived if the applicant has demonstrated experience involving customer service in healthcare or other related industry and completion of an acute care NAC course.
  • Non-acute clinical care or skilled experience will be waived for students currently enrolled and in good standing at a traditional registered nursing program approved by the Nursing Quality Care Commission. At a minimum, satisfactory completion of one academic term (quarter or semester) that included clinical patient care experience is required.
  • 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. Employee will not be authorized to practice independently until registration is obtained.

About the Issaquah Campus.

With advances in technology, an environmentally friendly design and new hospital infrastructure, the campus is designed to be different. The new campus provides a broad range of inpatient and outpatient medical services including oncology, cardiac care, obstetrics, pediatric specialty care, emergency services, primary care and a host of other medical and surgical services and specialists.

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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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: Evening

Job Category: Certified Nursing Assistant

Location: Washington-Issaquah

Work Locations: Issaquah Main Bldg (WA171) 751 Ne Blakely Dr Issaquah, 98029

Req ID: 264249