Nov 29, 2021

Unit Secretary - Monitor Technician - Surgery Oncology

  • Providence
  • Edmonds, WA, USA
Part-time Surgery

Job Description


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Unit Secretary/Monitor Technician (0.6 FTE, Day SHIFT) to work for the Surgery Oncology at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, Washington.

A member of the health care team under the supervision of a Registered Nurse provides efficient operation of a nursing unit by taking responsibility for the clerical functions and heart rhythm monitoring of patients.

In this position you will:

  • Promptly answer telephones, intercoms, patient call lights and directs these calls to proper personnel. Acknowledge and greet visitors, patients, physicians and other employees.
  • Perform clerical duties related to procedures such as admission, discharge, and transfer of patients. Notifies appropriate departments of patients disposition; assembles and prepares appropriate charts and forms.
  • Ensure patient records are current and accurate. Ensures confidentiality of patient information. May transcribe MD orders from the physician order sheet to the cardex and MAR.
  • Answer alarms on computer and notifies nurse of life threatening or serious dystrythmia.
  • Participate in unit based Quality Improvement Program in an effort toward improving patient care.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Course work in Medical Terminology

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Previous experience in an acute care facility or related work experience

About the Edmonds Campus:

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater

Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals.

We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health

and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010,

Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery

network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the

comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds
  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

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

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: EKG and Monitor Techs

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 309229