NURSING TECH-INPATIENT - FULL TIME NIGHTS
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Posted on: May 22, 2019
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: 12 Hour NightsSummary:
Performs specific patient care procedures (such as, phlebotomy,
wound care, gastric and urethral tube insertion and bedside
testing) under the direction of a licensed Nurse and / or performs
specific support-procedures for the operation of a Nursing or
Clinical Department. Operates patient monitoring systems.
*Monitors, collects and records information in the patient record.
Collects and records vital signs, weights, and other patient data.
Transports patients and documents action in patient record.
*Participates in the nutritional well being of patients through
tray delivery, assistance with patient set-up and feeding.
Accurately records input and output.
*Assists with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene
(shaving, mouth care, foot care, pericare and bathing),positioning
*Rounds on patients and families frequently to assess and address
personal needs, concerns or comfort related issues. Reports
information to responsible nurse for resolution when necessary.
*Inserts and removes gastric and urethral tubes. Performs enemas
*Operates patient monitoring systems specific to unit needs (such
as, cardiac and fetal heart monitoring). Performs bedside testing
such as Oximetry, ECG, Glucometery, urinalysis and other tests.
*Removes peripheral, intravenous therapy lines. Performs phlebotomy
on certain units after specific training.
*Performs wound care and dressing changes. Removes staples and
sutures. Assists nurses and physicians with sterile procedures.
*Applies oxygen delivery devices as ordered without altering
settings or determining rates. Assists patients with portable or
wall oxygen, and assures proper storage of E cylinders.
*Assist with application and removal of restraints under the
direction of an RN.
*Documents all care provided in the appropriate place in the
patient record. Assembles patient charts. Posts laboratory and
other results in patient chart. Uses the computerized documentation
system at the skill level commensurate with the responsibilities
included in this description.
*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology.
Transports x-rays, blood products and equipment.
*Insures cleanliness of nutrition areas and general unit. Cleans
and stores equipment. Empties trash, linen bags and sharps
*Stocks medical supplies, linens and paper goods. Inventories
equipment as required. Processes broken equipment as directed.
Maintains equipment logs as required.
*Performs basic clerical duties such as answering phones, taking
messages, filing and copying.
*Communicates information pertinent to the end of shift summation
before leaving the unit.
*May provide continuous observation and surveillance of assigned
patients via video monitoring system
*Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in person, via
telephone, and via microphone/headset as needed with members
*Performs other functions as required.
Nursing student who has completed a basic clinical skills lab
preferred. Certified Nursing Assistant or military equivalent; or
at least 6 months hospital or long-term care experience in a
* High School Diploma or GED
Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to
understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person
and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers,
physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and
customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication
Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:
- Competitive salaries
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs About
Presbyterian Healthcare Services is 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, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately
11,000 employees.Presbyterian's story is really the story of the
remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with
Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of
thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other
volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium
to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New
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's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American
influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in
Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear
scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's
artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and
experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best
places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal
Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers
like Worldwide ERC.
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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