Job: Nurse Tech - Telemetry - FT - Nights

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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 Nursing Tech inthe MedSurg / Telemetry Department provides basic nursing care to patientsunder direct supervision of a licensed nurse.

The Nurse Techprovides personal care assistance to patients including bathing, dressing,eating and transportation, procedures including sterile dressings, bloodglucose testing, collection of specimens and enemas.  Prepares patients for scheduled procedures toassist in patient assessment. Monitors clinical condition of patients andreports changes to appropriate personnel. Charts and documents observationsaccording to hospital policy and procedure. Handles and transports patients,specimens, blood products, and medications in a safe and efficient manner.Maintains adequate floor stock as needed for unit/departmental operations.Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/familiesin accordance with hospital standards. Performs other job duties relevant tothe position as assigned.        



Qualifications

Education:        

High School Diplomaor equivalent required. 

Post High Schoolvocational / specialized trainingpreferred.                                                

Experience:                

One (1) yearexperience in hospital or nursing homepreferred.                        

Preferred candidatewill have prior experience working in a hospital setting.

                        
Skills:                

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

Licenses/Certifications:        

Required: "BLScertification"  American HeartAssociation

 

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