Job Description

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  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.        



Qualifications

Education:

High School Diplomaor equivalent required. 

Post High Schoolvocational / specialized trainingpreferred.                                                

Experience:

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

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:

BLS certification(American Heart Association)        

Application Instructions

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