Catholic Health Initiatives NURSE TECHNICIAN-STUDENT- Operating Room in COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa

NURSE TECHNICIAN-STUDENT- Operating Room

Location: COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA, UNITED STATES

Field: Clinical Support

Requisition #: 2018-R0189396

Post Date: Nov 16, 2018

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0

Primary Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB

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This position is responsible for providing nursing care and support to patients under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in a defined care team and in accordance with assigned tasks. An incumbent assumes responsibility, implementation and documentation of the delegated and/or supervised cares of all assigned patients according to established procedures.

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1 Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort within assigned tasks, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, enemas, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill, ability, and patient acuity. Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.

  1. Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities within assigned tasks. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the RN.

  2. Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.

  3. Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unit standards.

  4. Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Current enrollment and in good standing as a Junior or Senior level student in accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program or Senior level student in RN Associate Degree program.

Active state registry as a Nurse Aide (CNA).

BLS or BLS instructor certification required upon hire. Refer to policy “Licensed, Certified, and Registered Employees” for acceptable life support cards.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0189396

  • Schedule: Part-time

  • Shift: Day Job

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