Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Nursing Student Tech to join our growing Emergency Department\!
Shift Details: Per diem\.
About our Emergency Department \(ED\):
An inaugural, 2011 recipient of the ENA's Lantern Award, the Emergency Department offers 24\-hour comprehensive emergency medical services, with over half of the nurses certified in emergency nursing along with board Certified Emergency Physicians and Advanced Practice Clinicians\. Kadlec is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI, Level I Cardiac Center, Level II Stroke Center, Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center, and designated Level III Adult Trauma Center\. Our ED consists of 37 beds and sees over 60,000 patients annually\. We offer social services in the ED, electronic medical records, all digital computerized diagnostic imaging, EMS 12\-lead EKG transmission, bed\-side registration, and POC and I\-stat testing\.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required\.
Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required\.
ED practicum nursing experience required\.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
As a Nursing Student Tech, under the direction of the Unit Manager, lead nurse or designee, performs non\-direct patient care duties as assigned\.
Assists professional nursing staff with one\-to\-one observation of patients while performing no patient care, i\.e\. blood pressure, weight, assisting with activities of daily living\.
Acts under the direction and supervision of the RN assigned to the department\.
Observes patient's environment to ensure safety and comfort\.
Communicates effectively with patients, families and staff demonstrating a positive and caring attitude; demonstrates sensitivity to patients emotional, social and mental health needs\.
Performs audits as assigned\.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —
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\.
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 to the region by combining cutting\-edge technology and innovation with evidence\-based, patient\-focused care\. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree \(Planetree\.org\) and continues to be recognized nationally as a "Best in Class Employer"\. 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: http://www\.kadlec\.org/careers/about\-kadlec