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Nurse Tech - Progressive Care - Nights

Company: CHI Health
Location: Grand Island
Posted on: March 16, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72
Primary Location: NE > GRAND ISLAND > ST FRANCIS
JobSummary / Purpose: Thisjob is responsible for providing nursing care and support to patients under thedirection of a Registered Nurse (RN) in a defined care team and in accordancewith assigned tasks and permitted by the Nursing Skills Checklist, with theexception of administering medication. An incumbent assumesresponsibility for their own actions taking into consideration clinicalexperience/education preparation, while being an active student in anaccredited nursing program. A school-signed copy of the incumbent s NursingSkills Checklist is kept on file and updated regularly. Tasksare assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and specific instructions.Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on matters notspecifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewedthrough progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards,instructions and established procedures. KeyJob Responsibilities:

  • Provides patientpersonal care/hygiene and physical comfort within assigned tasks and permittedby Nursing Skills Checklist, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changingclothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring,enemas, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additionalcare as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of assignedpatient based on skill, ability, and patient acuity. Prepares patient,equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.
  • Performs, monitors,reports and documents all clinical activities within assigned tasks andpermitted by Nursing Skills Checklist. Observes and reports changes in patientcondition to the RN. Obtains, labels and transports a variety of samples(e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).
  • Assistsnursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performingactivities such as inventory/storing patient belongings, providing patient withrelevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transportingpatient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.
  • Providespatient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinaryplan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unitstandards.
  • Maintainsa neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishessupplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems withsupplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tagsequipment and removes from service.
  • Maintainsa safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital s Safety, RiskManagement, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.
  • Participatesin quality assurance/improvement initiatives and activities. Participatesin growth opportunities.

    QUALIFICATIONS: RequiredEducation : Currentenrollment as a Junior or Senior in an accredited Registered Nurse, Bachelor ofScience Degree program or final year in a Registered Nurse, Associate Degreeprogram. RequiredLicensure and Certifications: Mustbe registered as a Nurse Aide in the state of practice. Currenthealthcare provider BLS certification. RequiredMinimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basicpatient care practices (including BLS), standards and tools/equipment. Knowledge of patientconfidentiality/safety guidelines and proper body mechanics as applied topatient movement and transport. Knowledge of basicpatient care practices (including BLS), standards and tools/equipment. Knowledge of patientconfidentiality/safety guidelines and proper body mechanics as applied topatient movement and transport. Knowledge of themeaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations. Knowledge of, orability to learn, CHI Health and/or department standards, procedures andrequirements applicable to the position. Ability to learn andeffectively apply the confidentiality, safety, risk management and StandardPrecautions standards of the work unit. Ability to communicateeffectively with patients, family and co-workers. Ability to use properbody mechanics, proper posture, and appropriate repetition relief and staticposture relief maneuvers. Ability to followverbal and written instructions in an efficient, accurate and timelymanner. Ability to useeffective customer service skills with both internal and externalcustomers. Ability to read,understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of theposition. Ability to use officeequipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level. Abilityto establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by theduties of the position.
    Additional Information
    • Requisition ID: 2019-R
    • Schedule: Full-time
    • Shift: Night Job
    • Market: CHI Health Associated topics: ambulatory, asn, bsn, care unit, infusion, intensive care, mhb, nurse rn, recovery, transitional

      Keywords: CHI Health, Grand Island , Nurse Tech - Progressive Care - Nights, Healthcare , Grand Island, Nebraska

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