Providence Health & Services Nurse Tech - Nursing Float Personnel in Everett, Washington
Providence is calling a Nurse Technician (Per diem, Variable Shift) to the Float Pool at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.
The Nurse Tech is a student currently enrolled in a Registered Nurse program at an accredited school and has completed at least one academic term, which included a clinical component. Functions under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and within the scope of practice that the supervising registered nurse has determined is appropriate based upon the education and skills of the Nurse Technician and as defined by the Washington Administrative Code (WAC). Responsible for providing direct patient care applying current health concepts and assisting with routine or general clinical responsibilities that may contribute directly and indirectly to patient care under the supervision of the charge nurse or other registered nurse.
In this position you will:
Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the Nursing Technician (Nurse Tech) functions in an ancillary role.
Assist the RN in providing direct care;
Collect and document data gathered during the delivery of care;
Communicate abnormal findings and changes in patient condition to the supervising RN;
Collaborate with the other disciplines as appropriate to provide continuity of patient care from admission to discharge in support of the medical and nursing plans of care.
The Nursing Technician may perform a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, transporting patients, supplies and specimens; ordering and stocking supplies; and coordinating clerical and reception activities.
Assists in implementation of nursing process to extent allowed by education. Administers and documents basic nursing care including vital signs and observations of signs and symptoms, and reports any reactions or changes in condition to the supervising RN. Participates in patient care conferences.
The scope of the Nurse Tech role may broaden as the Nurse Tech progresses through their nursing education program and the skills are validated by the approved nursing program and as delegated by the RN.
Documents accurately, promptly and appropriately according to hospital policy. Utilizes hospital electronic medical record systems as trained.
Contributes to the assigned unit nursing team, functioning as a member of the unit. Assist patient care staff complete their patient care assignments.
Protects patient and employee confidentiality by promoting professional staff communications. Maintain full knowledge of policy and practices related to confidentiality and HIPAA regulations.
Willing accepts projects and work assignments as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned, under the direct supervision of the RN and within scope of nursing technician practice as defined by WAC.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Must be currently enrolled and in good standing in an approved nursing program approved by the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission, Washington State Department of Health; or other state nursing approval body for out of state residents.
Written documentation is required from the approved nursing program of the current level of education preparation and an assessment of the knowledge and skills of the individual.
Completed one academic term which includes a clinical rotation.
Current WA State Nursing Technician Registration upon hire.
Current Healthcare Provider BLS as certified by the American Heart Association upon hire.
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of Epic EMR will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care.
The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Student/Interns
Req ID: 322065