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Providence Health & Services Nurse Tech - Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington


Providence is looking for Nursing Technician (Per Diem, Variable Shift) to work in Med/Surg at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA

The Nurse Tech is a student currently enrolled in an accredited Registered Nurse program who has completed at least one academic term which included a clinical component. Functions under the direct supervision of a registered nurse and within the scope of practice 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 or indirectly to patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse. May work up to the documented and verified level of academic competence accomplished in the individual's education program.

In this position you will:

  • Participates in all aspects of the nursing care process under the guidance of a registered nurse and within the scope of the nurse technician’s education

  • Assists in implementation of nursing process to extent allowed by education. Administers and documents basic nursing care including but not limited to, vital signs and observations of signs and symptoms, and reports any reactions or changes in condition to the supervising RN.

  • Performs nursing procedures as assigned and as trained and validated by the approved nursing program and as delegated by the RN.

  • Actively assists in evaluating / updating the patient’s plan of care by reviewing subjective and objective data and accurately documenting the updates on the care plan. Updates the plan of care in collaboration with the RN and other team members.

  • 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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current enrollment in an approved registered nursing program, with satisfactory completion of at least one academic term which includes a clinical component. Transcripts and nursing school skills checklist must be submitted to the hospital upon hire and updated regularly

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  • Current WA state Nursing Technician Registration

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers required at time of hire from American Heart Association (AHA).

  • Approved nursing program clinical rotation

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Student/Interns

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 313303