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Nursing Tech III

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:Performs advanced patient care procedures (such as, initiation of intravenous therapy, splinting/casting, suturing, and simple patient teaching) under the director of a licensed Nurse or Provider and/or performs advanced support-procedures for the operation of the Emergency Department. Coordinates equipment and/or supply systems. Performs sterile processing procedures. Type of Opportunity: Full Time FTE: 0.900000 Exempt: No Work Schedule: 12 Hour Nights -

Other information:Education: *High School/GED*High school or equivalent plus trade or vocational school in medical/surgical patient care.*6 months patient care experience required. One to three years experience preferred.*Receives on-the-job training and competency verification to perform primary functions.*Microsoft Office SkillsCertifications:*Phlebotomy Technician Certification (CPT) Or EMT-I required. - Education:Essential:* High School Diploma or GED

-Responsibilities:*Monitors patients and collects information for documentation in the patient record. Stamps and assembles patient charts. Posts laboratory and other test results. Transports patients and documents action on patient record. Monitors patients and collects information for documentation in patient record. Collects and records vital signs in patient record. Provides simple patient teaching and discharge instructions.*Inserts and removes non-medicated, peripheral intravenous therapy lines under the direction of a licensed Provider. Performs phlebotomy. Collects samples from central line catheters. Performs arterial puncture and blood collection.*Performs wound care and dressing changes. Prepares patients for surgery. Inserts and removes gastric and/or urethral tubes. Performs enemas and disimpactions. Applies plaster and fiberglass splints, casts and traction devices. Performs bedside testing such as oximetry, ECG, Glucometery, urinalysis and other tests. Anesthetizes, scrubs and sutures wounds under the direction of a licensed Provider.*Coordinates and maintains specific equipment and/or supply systems. Coordinates and maintains specific sterile processing systems.*Operates patient monitoring systems specific to unit needs (such as, cardiac and fetal heart monitoring).*Uses the computerized Patient Care Information System (PACIS) at the skill level commensurate with the responsibilities included in this description, as well as that of a Unit Secretary, if required.*Ensures cleanliness of nutrition areas and general unit. Cleans and stores equipment. Empties trash, linen bags and sharps containers.*Stocks medical supplies, linens and paper goods. Inventories equipment as required. Processes broken equipment as directed. Maintains equipment logs as required.*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology. Transports x-rays, blood and equipment. Performs basic clerical duties such as answering phones, taking messages, filing and copying.*Participates in the nutritional well-being of the patient through tray delivery, assistance with patient set-up, assists those patients that are dependent for their intake needs, and accurately records consumption.*Administers oxygen under the direction of a licensed Nurse. Assists Nurses and Providers with sterile procedures. Assists with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing, and walking patients.*Assists or provides patient hygiene to include, shaving, mouth care, foot care, pericare, and bathing.*Assists patients with portable or wall oxygen and assures proper storage of E cylinders.*Organizes care in a manner that contributes to the overall quality of the team.*Communicates information pertinent to the end of shift summation before leaving the unit.*Performs other functions as required/requested.

We offer more than the standard benefits! Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more! Learn more about our employee benefits: Why work at Presbyterian? As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more. Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans. About Presbyterian Healthcare Services Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses. Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans. About Our Regional Delivery System Presbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities. We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come. About New Mexico New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living. Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes. New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west. - AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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