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Nurse Technician PRN

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under supervision of a Registered Nurse and following hospital policies and procedures, performs various nursing care tasks and treatments on assigned patients.

UNIT SUMMARY:

8 North East and West CPCU makes up a 68-bed unit cardiac step-down unit that provides an intermediate level of care to patients that typically have a cardiac related diagnosis such as coronary artery disease (CAD), congestive heart failure (CHF), myocardial infarction (MI) and heart arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation (A-fib) and ventricular tachycardia (V-Tach). We also provide pre and post procedure care to patients that have undergone cardiac procedures, such as catheterization/angioplasty, stents, ablations, and placement of pacemakers, and defibrillators. Our nurses receive specialized training in arterial sheath removal and Tikosyn administration and are ACLS certified. All patients are continuously monitored by telemetry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Performs routine bedside nursing activities including: bathing and personal grooming of patients; ambulating, moving and turning patients; assisting patients with bedpans or urinary devices; making patient beds and caring for personal property.
  • Assists in performing additional nursing procedures such as catheterizations, suctioning, irrigating colostomies, applying restraints, giving enemas, douches and sitz baths or pericare.
  • Takes vital signs and records intake and output.
  • Applies and changes sterile and non-sterile dressing using appropriate technique.
  • Performs more complex nursing procedures and treatments after theoretical preparation and supervised clinical experience.
  • Keeps professional nursing staff advised of current patient status as well as changes in patient condition as they occur.
  • Performs assessments and documents accurate, complete and concise patient information on appropriate forms, including flow sheets, activity records, etc.
  • Participates in nursing staff conferences, in-services and educational opportunities.
  • Ensures the optimum utilization of personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Provides copy of current school transcript to supervisor at the end of each marking period to confirm continued eligibility.
  • Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients.
  • Assists in pre-operative and post-operative care.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

STANDARD REQUIREMENTS:

  • Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.
  • Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.
  • Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.
  • Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information.
  • Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment - cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.
  • Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules - including universal precautions - reports and prevents/corrects unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.
  • Completes all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organization.
  • Maintains current licensure, registration and/or certification, as applicable, at all times.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Education / Training:
  • Currently enrolled and attending an accredited school of registered nursing. May be enrolled in an (accredited) Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN) or Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) Program.
  • Note: ADN graduates will be required to sign a BSN completion agreement upon hire/placement in a graduate nurse position.

  • RN from another state awaiting Michigan Licensure (or) Graduate Nurse from accredited school of nursing awaiting retake of NCLEX or awaiting results of the last exam.
  • Transcripts must be provided at the time of hire and may be requested for review periodically.
  • Work Experience:
  • Requires evidence of successful completion of adult medical-surgical rotations - theory and clinical.
  • Certification, Licensure, Registration:
  • Requires current BLS certification.
  • Other Qualifications:
  • Requires the interpersonal and communication skills to effectively deal with patients and their families to calm fears and to exchange detailed patient information with hospital professional staff.
  • Requires the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Requires the ability to gather and assess patient information from a variety of sources in a timely manner and relay accurate information to professional staff.
  • Requires basic keyboard familiarity, ability to effectively utilize hospital information and electronic medical record software/system as required.

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Royal Oak , Nurse Technician PRN, Other , Royal Oak, Michigan

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