Nurse Tech II

  • Crisp Regional Health System
  • 902 North 7th St Cordele Georgia 31015 United States
  • Posted: Feb 26, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

Position Summary:
Under the leadership of the departmental Nursing Director and the supervision of a licensed nurse, theNurse Technician provides culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate patient care.  The Nurse Technician works under close supervision of a licensed nurse and performs a variety of basic patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs of patients.
 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Education:
Requires a high school diploma or a GED state certification and be enrolled in the last semester of a Registered Nurse program from an accredited school while waiting to obtain the Registered Nurse license.
  • Experience:
Requires up to one year of work related experience or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Licensure, Registrations & Certifications:
Requires and maintains a certification in Basic Life Saving (BLS). (If BLS certification is not current upon hire, it must be obtained within the orientation period.)
 
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Functions as part of an interdisciplinary team with positive interpersonal communication skills when communicating with patients, families, visitors, physicians, coworkers, and staff from other departments of the organization.
  • Provides direct support to the nursing staff and follows the departmental Director’s and licensed nursing staffs’ instructions and directions in the delivery of quality patient care.
  • Alerts the nursing staff and medical staff to observed changes in the patient’s condition.
  • Operates medical equipment safely, such as automatic blood pressure machines and SCD machines.
  • Collects and transports patient specimens for laboratory analysis as directed.
  • Assists patients with basic hygiene, hair and oral care as required.
  • Complies with CRHS and departmental safety, infection control, and performance improvement initiatives to ensure the delivery of quality care and services.
  • Maintains and expands knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Provides basic clerical support as requested.
  • Presents a professional image to CRHS nursing, clinical, and medical staff members as well as patients, families, and visitors.
  • Participates in performance improvement studies and integrates performance improvement standards into work-related activities.
  • Attends professional development programs and in-service training and meets the minimum requirement for continuing professional education.
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.