Nurse Tech - PACU PREOP - FT
Full Time position, 8 hour shifts 0600-1400
This position will cover shifts Mon-Fri ( no weekend or holiday shifts)
The Nurse Tech in the PACU department (Recovery Room) assists nursing service personnel with a variety of patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients post surgical procedures under direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
Must be able to transport patients, pushing large hospital transport beds.
Assists with personal hygiene, takes vital signs and changes bed linens.
Assists with clerical duties (e.g. admissions, transfers, filing, copying, logs) , transcription of orders, utilizing the 2 patient ID verification process, ordering and stocking of forms and supplies, maintain department supplies and equipment, to include maintenance and repair services. Cleans, sterilizes, stores and prepares other supplies.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Post High School vocational / specialized training preferred.
One (1) year experience in hospital or nursing home preferred.
Preferred candidate will have prior experience working in a hospital setting.
Required: "BLS certification" American Heart Association
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.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: NURSE52124