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Nurse Technician - Med-Surg/Telemetry (Nights)

Company: Tanner Health System
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Nursing Technician performs basic nursing care and procedures under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.EducationAbility to read and writeLicenses & Certifications Certified Nursing Assistant Healthcare Provider (CPR)Qualifications Currently enrolled in a practical nursing program or a student currently enrolled in a professional nursing program, or previous experience working with patients, or one-quarter of clinical experience as a student nurse, or successful completion of a nurse aide course, or experience from a related health care field preferred BLS required within 30 days of hire.Requirements:Area of Responsibilities Demonstrates behaviors necessary for age-specific care and knowledge of decision making process for all ages of population(s) served. Documentation is in compliance with hospital policy and procedure and other regulatory agencies. Effectively understands and operates basic equipment used routinely on the unit. Performs basic patient care attending to physical and emotional needs of the patient in a family oriented environment. Requires regular contact with other people in or out of the department, but of a very routine nature, requiring courtesy, tact and diplomacy. Teamwork is an essential part of the nurse technicians role.Compliance StatementEmployee performs within the prescribed limits of Tanner Health System's Ethics and Compliance program. Is responsible to detect, observe, and report compliance variances to their immediate supervisor, the Compliance Officer, or the Hotline.EducationAbility to read and writeExperienceNo prior work experience requiredLicenses & Certifications Certified Nursing Assistant Healthcare Provider (CPR) or must be obtained within 30 days of hire.Supervision Performs no direct supervision but may be expected to instruct new employees and other nursing assistants and correct work routines according to hospital policy and procedure.Qualifications Currently enrolled in a practical nursing program or a student currently enrolled in a professional nursing program, or previous experience working with patients, or one quarter of clinical experience as a student nurse, or successful completion of a nurse aide course, or experience from a related health care field preferredDefinitions The Nursing Technician performs basic nursing care and procedures under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse.Contact With OthersPerformance of job requires contact with others where team work is essential, requiring tact in order to obtain cooperation. Contacts may be outside of the organization also.Effect Of ErrorProbable error usually detected in succeeding operations and generally confined to a single department or phase of organization activities. Practically all work is subject to verification or check. Occasional work with some confidential data where the effect of any disclosure would be negligible or where the full import is not apparent in the routines performed.Supervisory ResponsibilityOccasionally uses assistance of aide or helper in performance of taskMental DemandsRoutine duties using one or more of several established procedures within a prescribed practice under general supervision. Involves minor decisions many of which are repetitive.Physical EffortStrenuous physical effort - Sustained muscular exertion with medium and heavy objects. Hard work with constant strain or intermittent severe strain.Working ConditionsExtreme - Constantly involved in exposure to dirt, odors, noise, or some work is performed with exposure to temperature/weather extremes/occupational risk and probability of coming into contact with blood borne pathogens, other potentially infectious diseases, or biomedical/bio-hazardous materials.Working Conditions Aspects For Immunizations Performs tasks involving contact with blood, blood-contaminated body fluids, other body fluids, or sharps (needles)Physical AspectsContinually (at least once per day) Hearing Visual Speaking Standing Walking Hazmat suit usage (PPE)Frequently (at least 3 times a week) Reaching - above shoulder Reaching - below shoulder Balancing Running - In response to an emergency Lifting up to 25 lbs. Lifting 25 to 60 lbs. Lifting over 60 lbs. Handling - seizing, holding, grasping Carrying Climbing Kneeling Squatting Smelling Pushing/Pulling - up To 25 lbs. Pushing/Pulling - 25 To 60 lbs. Pushing/Pulling - over 60 lbs.Occasionally (at least once a month) Bending Typing Manual Dexterity - picking, pinching With fingers etc. Feeling (Touch) - determining temperature, texture, by touching Color Vision Crawling N95 Respirator usage (PPE)

Keywords: Tanner Health System, Atlanta , Nurse Technician - Med-Surg/Telemetry (Nights), Professions , Carrollton, Georgia

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