Job: Nurse Tech - Acute Care Tele - FT - Days

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Posted: 04/16/2018

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 1809707

Job Description

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, four urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

The Nurse Tech inthe Acute Care Telemetry (step down) department provides basic nursing careto  patients under direct supervision ofa licensed nurse.

The Nurse Techprovides personal care assistance to patients including bathing, dressing,eating and transportation,  proceduresincluding sterile dressings, blood glucose testing, collection of specimens andenemas.  Prepares patients for scheduledprocedures to assist in patient assessment. Monitors clinical condition ofpatients and reports changes to appropriate personnel. Charts and documentsobservations according to hospital policy and procedure. Handles and transportspatients, specimens, blood products, and medications in a safe and efficientmanner. Maintains adequate floor stock as needed for unit/departmentaloperations. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment forpatients/families in accordance with hospitalstandards.         Takes a sense ofownership regarding other related duties as assigned. Performs other job dutiesrelevant to the position as assigned.        



High School Diplomaor equivalent required. 

Post High Schoolvocational / specialized trainingpreferred.                                                


One (1) yearexperience in hospital or nursing home preferred.


Ability to read,communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronicmeans; excellent customer service skills; ability to prioritize and respondpromptly to a changingworkload.                



BLS certification(American Heart Association)

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