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).
The Nurse Technician can be hired to provide three roles: (1) giving individualized care to children and their families under the direction and supervision of a licensed registered nurse; (2) assisting with general clinical responsibilities that may contribute directly and indirectly to patient care under the supervision of the charge nurse; and (3) may function as a sitter under the supervision of the patient’s assigned registered nurse.
- Currently enrolled in or have completed at least one academic term (quarter or semester) of a nursing commission approved program approved by the commission (ADN or BSN).
Must have completed pediatric clinical rotation
- Current WA State Nursing Technician Registration. Or ablilty to obtain one.
- Current Healthcare Provider BLS as certified by the American Heart Association.