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Emergency Room Technician

St Anthony Hospital Gig Harbor, Washington

The posted compensation range of $22.79 - $32.89 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-351716 Employment Type Full Time Department Emergency Services Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 6p-630a Remote No Category Technician

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers.

At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. 

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!

St Anthony is a designated Pathway Hospital.  We enjoy the benefits of being part of the CHI Franciscan Health family of hospitals and other health care services providing care to our communities throughout the beautiful South Puget Sound Region of Western Washington.  Recreational opportunities abound here – we offer water sports, skiing, hiking, shopping, fine dining, theater and an overall excellent quality of life.


Job Summary:

This job is responsible for assisting in the delivery of patient care and performance of established tasks and procedures under the supervision of a physically-present and immediately-available Registered Nurse/Provider.  An incumbent performs clinical procedures and tasks within scope of practice. 

Your day-to-day job functions include:

  • Assisting in implementing each patient's plan of care by performing common clinical procedures and other tasks within your scope of practice
  • Assisting with observation of patients, gathering data and identifying patient care needs
  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Assisting with patient transport and transfer
  • Assisting with cleaning, stocking and maintenance of department equipment and supplies
  • Adhering to safety and risk management standards
  • Assisting with clerical and communication tasks to support patient care


Education/Work Experience Requirements:

High school diploma (or GED equivalent) and completion of one of the following that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities:

  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program OR
  • Paramedic (EMG) program OR
  • Medical Assistant program OR
  • Certified Nursing Assistant program OR
  • Licensed Practical Nurse program OR
  • Military Hospital Corpsman Program (with validation) OR
  • Completion of one year of nursing school. 


  • At hire, a candidate must have one of the following, current and recorded by the Washington State:
    • Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) by the Washington State Nursing Commission, OR
    • Current registration as a Registered Nursing Assistant (RNA) by the Washington State Nursing Commission, OR
    • Current certification as a Medical Assistant-Cert (MAC) by Washington State; OR
    • Current Washington State license to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  • An incumbent must maintain at least one clinical licensure (above) after hire.
  • Employees that possess a CNA or RNA license at the time of hire must submit an application to the Washington State Department of Health for Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy (MA-P) certification within 90 days of hire as evidenced by a proof of payment receipt.  Certification must be received within 6 months of hire in the position and maintained as current thereafter in addition to their CNA or RNA license.
  • At hire, current healthcare provider BLS certification. 

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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