Nurse Technician, LTC

It’s more than a career, it’s a calling.WI-St Francis Home

Worker Type:Regular

Job Summary:Under supervision and in collaboration with other health care professionals, assist in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.

Job Responsibilities and Requirements:

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receives patient care assignment from the registered nurse (RN) in charge.  Initiates delegated tasks based on demonstrated competence in performing nursing activities for specific patient age group served.
  • Collects and documents data for the admission assessment, reassessment and/or scheduling appointments or surgeries at specific times for patient population.  May document and provide appropriate data to the RN and/or LPN for analysis and validation of patient’s response to care or treatment and when significant change occurs in the patient’s condition.
  • Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
  • Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment.  Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
  • Assists with delegated clerical duties such as answering telephones, relaying messages, transcription of physician orders, preparing and organizing the patient’s medical record.
  • In an inpatient environment, responsibilities may also include the following: answers patients’ calls for help, takes their vital signs, and monitors their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration.  Assists with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds.  Performs dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
  • In an inpatient environment, prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.  Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
  • In an outpatient environment, manages referrals for medical and surgical specialist appointments.  Provides assistance in patient care to patients three years of age or older.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent and enrolled in a nursing program and successfully completed medication administration course or enrolled in a nursing program and successfully completed medication aide training program.

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

Licenses / Certifications:Advanced Unlicensed Assistant – Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN), Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support HealthCare Provider (BLS HCP) – American Heart Association (AHA), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) – Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) – Oklahoma State Department of Health, Certified Nurse Assistant/Nurse Aide (CNA) – American Red Cross, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) – Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) – Wisconsin Nurse Aide Registry, FUTURE – Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider (BLS HCP) within 90 days – American Heart Association (AHA)

Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)

Job Type:Employee

Department:1805000068 CNA – SNF

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

SSM Health is an equal opportunity employer. SSM Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,pregnancy, veteran statusor any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Click here to learn more.

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