Memorial Health System

Nurse Technician, Inpatient

Job Locations US-IL-Lincoln
ID
2019-1921
Category
Patient Care Technicians/Certified Nursing Assistants
Position Type
Full-Time

Overview

Under supervision of the registered nurse, performs a variety of tasks and services to assist in the provision of care and comfort for patients; provides care appropriate to the age of the patients served; reports observations; contributes to the efficient functioning of the unit; all duties are performed in accordance with established,  policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

Qualifications

Education:

  • GED/high school diploma required

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Healthcare Provider or Instructor BLS certification required within 30 days of hire

         

Responsibilities

  • Performs and documents nursing care measures to meet the physical needs of patients as directed by the registered nurse.
  • Provides hygiene and comfort measures, assuring privacy and preventing undue exposure.
  • Assists with patient's activities including ambulation, chair, dangling and repositioning; uses proper body mechanics and positioning techniques.
  • Assists with admission, transfer and discharge of patients.
  • Promptly responds to patient call light or requests (usually in less than five minutes).
  • Performs and documents monitoring procedures; observes and reports the patient response.
  • Performs therapeutic measures/procedure, observes and reports changes, deviations from normal.
  • Maintains safety and security of patient/family/self/others, observing safety precautions and promoting a sense of security and well being.
  • Promotes efficient and effective functioning of the unit/hospital.

 

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