10 hours
2018-10-162018-11-14

Nurse Tech FLOAT POOL - PRN - (29232)

Universal Health Services
ENID, OK
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    29232
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Nurse Tech FLOAT POOL - PRN - (29232)

Facility Name
St. Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location
ENID, OK 73701 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Registered Nurse - Student (RN)
Job Description

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St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is not just a hospital. We are a team of healthcare professionals focused on developing the best culture of quality care for our patients. We proudly hold the 1st Quality Award given throughout all UHS facilities nationwide. St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center is located in Enid, Oklahoma, and is a subsidiary of, UHS, Universal Health Services Inc. UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. Our Medical Center was founded in 1915 and consists of 229 licensed beds. St. Mary’s is considered the economic, social, medical, political, and educational hub of Northwest Oklahoma. We are proud to serve Northwest Oklahoma by providing several progressive and comprehensive healthcare services. Here you will experience a team oriented environment providing the most technically advanced procedures in the region delivered in a respectful and dignified manner.

St. Mary's provides comprehensive medical and surgical services including progressive cardiac services; 24- hour trauma center and emergency services; dedicated women's center ; the Northwest Neuro-Science Institute, Joint Institute; diabetes care center recognized by the American Diabetes Association; Skilled Nursing facility; comprehensive inpatient CARF accredited rehabilitation unit, community resources center; CAP and AABB accredited laboratory; fully accredited cancer program, a Women's Imaging Center and Wound Care unit.

After evaluation of competency, the Nurse Tech is allowed to perform all duties of an Emergency Medical Technician/ Certified Nursing Assistant as well as other technical skills which have been learned in a nursing education program and for which competency has been previously demonstrated under the supervision of a faculty member. Exceptions include but are not limited to the following: The Nurse Technician may not administer medication, perform assessments, act in a supervisory position, take verbal orders from the physician or other health care provider, or develop the plan of care. A Registered Nurse is directly responsible at all times for the Nurse Technician, who is functioning as an EMT licensed person with a defined job description. The RN must be physically present in the institution, not, however, providing direct supervision for every activity.

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at St. Mary's via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of St. Mary's. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by St. Mary's as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training & Travel Requirements (if applicable):

• Required current enrollment in and successful completion of the first semester of an accredited Nursing Program or current Oklahoma CNA licensure in Long Term Care and current enrollment in an accredited Nursing Program.

• To remain at the status of a Nurse Tech, the employee must successfully pass and complete each semester  

• including clinical and theory classes they are enrolled in.

• BLS required. 

• Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.

• Must demonstrate each task before performing independently. 

• Basic computer skills required. 

 

 

Job Functions

1.

Demonstrates competence in assembling and operating equipment for patient care under the supervision of an RN.

2.

Practices effective problem identification/ resolution skills as a method of sound decision-making.

3.

Keeps appropriate people aware of pertinent changes or problems in patient condition.

4.

Reacts efficiently to emergency situations by adhering to policies and protocols, remaining calm, informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.

5.

Participates in planned education for the patient per Patient/Family Education policy with consideration of developmental differences.

6.

Remains flexible in staffing patterns and resolution of staffing conflicts; participates in temporary assignment measures of Nursing Service.

7.

Demonstrates awareness of legal issues in all aspects of patient care and strives to manage situations in a reduced risk manner.

8.

Reports variances according to risk management processes of UHS.

9.

Ensures the patient’s safety when transporting patients during discharge, transfer or inter-departmental travel.

10.

Demonstrates self-directed learning and participates in continuing education annually to meet own professional development and department specific requirements.

11.

Maintains current knowledge by attending annual transfer training.

12.

Maintains confidentiality of patient’s records and employee information protecting the rights of the customers served.

13.

Obtains and documents vital signs as instructed per nurse.

14.

Assists with bathing, skin care, dressing, feeding, bed changes, ambulating and transporting of patients.

15.

Supports the organizational initiative of hourly rounding and documenting rounding with a purpose.

16.

Maintains and records intake and output with a high degree of accuracy.

17.

Supports the organizational initiative of timely response to call lights. Addresses needs and reports to the care giver as appropriate.

18.

Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining and recording accurate continuous bladder irrigations.

19.

Applies and maintains such treatments as Abduction pillows, braces, ice packs, K-Pads, immobilizers, and SCD

20.

Demonstrates knowledge in maintaining proper body alignment as appropriate for the orthopedic and neurological patient.

21.

Demonstrates knowledge of activity precautions for specific orthopedic and neurologic patients.

22.

Assists patients with clock void per instructions of nurse.  This will be evidenced by documentation and verbal report to nurse.

23.

Assist patients with swallowing difficulties by following guidelines set by speech therapists i.e. chin tuck, thick-it, etc.

24.

Responsible for proper collection, labeling and transport of specimens adhering to infection control and BSI guidelines.

25.

Maintains a clean and organized work area helping to project a good impression and maximizing the efficiency of the work unit.

26.

Perform other duties as required and assigned.

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