Nurse Tech - Med/Surg Pedi (Full Time, Days)
Mainland Medical Center - Texas City - Texas City, TX

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Working under the supervision of a nursing, the Nurse Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. The position
's tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.

  • Serves and collects food trays. Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Qualifications
Required Job Qualifications Include:
  • High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant training program or currently enrolled in nursing program with completion of a nursing fundamentals course or certified as an EMT.
  • Certification as a Nurse Assistant preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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