Under the general direction of the Unit Supervisor and the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse and a Licensed Vocational Nurse for the Medical/Surgical/Telemetry/Pediatric Unit, the Nurse Tech provides a variety of patient care activities and accommodative services to the infant, toddler, preschool, school age, adolescent, young adult, middle adult, and older adult patients admitted for medical/surgical/ problems. The Nurse Tech supports the medical care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff and a Registered Nurse or Licensed Vocational Nurse pursuant to the mission and objectives of the hospital. The Nurse Tech will appropriately communicate with physicians, co-workers, volunteers, other hospital departments, and patient family members according to the standards of behavior. The Nurse Tech must be able to assess his/her learning needs to enhance personal and professional development. The Nurse Tech will increase knowledge and skills related to patient care by attending workshops, formal classes, seminars and inservices. Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on assigned area and shift.
Staff in this job category are responsible for consideration of development issues of patients in each of the following age groups identified.
___Infancy (Birth to Eighteen (18) Months)
___Toddlers (Eighteen (18) Months to 3 Years)
Preschool (Age 3 to Age 6)
School Age (Age 6 to Age 12)
Adolescent (Age 12 to Age 18)
__Young Adult (Age 18 to Age 40)
Middle Adult (Age 40 to Age 65)
Older Adult (Age 65 and Over)
A. Completion of a Nurse Aid Program
B. Certification with the State of Texas preferred.
C. BLS certified with the American Heart Association for the Healthcare Provider
HCA Inc - 2 years ago
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