• Nurse Technician - Emergency Department

    Job ID 2019-33931
    Area of Interest
    Nursing & Related-Non Contract
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    0.5 FTE (40 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Limited Term
    Department
    Emergency Room
    Shift
    Evening Shift
    Primary Location : City
    Seattle
    Primary Location : State/Province
    WA
  • About Us

    Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

     

    Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.

     

    In 2019, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children’s among the nation's best children's hospitals – for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked.

     

    As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America’s best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it’s delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.

    Overview

    Delivers and assists in care that is consistent with Nursing Standards of Practice and Nursing Standards of Patient Care. This care may involve gathering information to assist the registered nurse in the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation. 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 or other registered nurse; and (3) may function as a sitter under the supervision of the patient’s assigned registered nurse.

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - 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). Term must have included a clinical component.

    Required Credentials:
    - Current WA State Nursing Technician Registration.
    - Current Healthcare Provider BLS as certified by the American Heart Association.

     

    Preferred:

    - Enrolled in a BSN program.

    - Completed or will be starting pediatric clinical rotation by January 2020

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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