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Kadlec Emergency Department Technician I in Richland, Washington


Kadlec Regional Medical Center has an exciting opportunity for an Emergency Department Technician to join our growing Emergency Department in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Full Time, 0.9 FTE. 12 hour variable shifts. Shifts include weekends


Minimum Requirements:

  • WA State MA-R Licensure to be obtained within 60 days from date of hire into the position

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year hospital, physician office, emergency services, or other medical setting experience

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Emergency Department Technician you will assists the registered nurse, physician assistant, nurse practitioner and physician in the ED/FSED in giving designated care to the patient under their direct supervision; and performs a variety of other related duties to assist in the throughput of patients in the ED/FSED.

  • Embraces Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

  • Respond to patients, co-workers and all customers with respect and courtesy.

  • Communicates effectively with patients, families, providers, representatives of agencies such as fire and police department ambulance personnel and the public, demonstrating a professional, helpful and positive attitude.

  • Greets patients, visitors and staff courteously and offers assistance.

  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the ED/FSED and Kadlec Regional Medical Center.

  • Supports the Kadlec’s Mission statement and department and Medical Center goals.

  • Demonstrates active listening skills to provide support for patient needs.

  • Communicates information requiring action to other members of the health care team.

  • Remains calm, follows directions and functions effectively during emergent, urgent or unexpected events.

  • Follows through with assigned duties without any reminders and seeks clarification when necessary.

  • Offers help and seeks help when needed.

  • Uses the electronic medical record system efficiently.

  • Assists the clinical nurses and the patient care team in collecting data and keeping the patient care area in a state of readiness.

  • Assists in transferring patients to and from bed and/or wheelchair; assists patients in and out of vehicles using appropriate body mechanics or lift equipment.

  • Assists providers and nursing personnel in clinical procedures including, but not limited to minor surgical procedures, suturing, special exams, lavages, casting and splinting.

  • Prioritizes patient care activities based on acuity status under the supervision of the RN.

  • Performs housekeeping functions after patient discharge, sanitizes stretchers and/or special equipment, makes up stretchers, empties trash/linen containers and assures functioning and cleanliness of department-based special equipment.

  • Adheres to patient safety standard by verifying patient identification band prior to an intervention of a patient, i.e. right patient, right test.

  • Implements provider orders promptly and accurately within the scope of practice.

  • Adheres to standard policies as outlined in the department related to infection control and universal precautions.

  • Wears protective devices when needed, i.e. gloves, gown, mask, and goggles.

  • Adheres to standard policies as outlined in the department related to fire control and safety.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient related issues and medical information as outlined in hospital policies (HIPAA).

  • Receives and accepts constructive criticism in an effort to modify performance.

  • Utilizes Care Boards to communicate plan of care with patients.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Other Healthcare Support

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 308051