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Nurse Tech PCU Medical in Tampa, Florida

Description

Nurse Tech

Description -External

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: FT

Shift : Nights

The community you’ll be caring for: Adventhealth Tampa

  • AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get with The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

The role you’ll contribute:

Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care while performing as “Goodwill Ambassador”, conducting patient and family checks in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards. Will also perform clerical duties related to computers, workstation on wheels (WOWs) equipment and supply checks. Responsible for the inventory and ordering of supplies, equipment and services needed to support the efficient operation of the assigned nursing unit and patient care delivery.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • The Nurse Technician supports the delivery of patient care in accordance with standards of care emphasizing basic hygiene, comfort, and activities of daily living under the direction of the Registered Nurse to promote the achievement of identified patient outcomes. Reports changes of condition, potential problems or concerns involving the patient or family promptly to the nurse in timely manner (i.e. vital signs, intake/output).

  • Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by:

  • Turning and repositioning patient according to policy.

  • Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed.

  • Performs accucheks and hemocults per hospital procedure and documents.

  • Documents accurately and timely all procedures and patient care tasks.

  • Removes peripheral IV catheters, disposes of in accordance with hospital biohazardous waste policy, observes site and notifies nurse of condition. Documents in electronic medical record (EMR).

  • Empties Foley bags, JP’s, and hemovacs. Documents care and intake/output in the (EMR).

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

2/28/22

  • High School diploma or equivalent if hold a current CNA license or EMT license, OR

  • Successfully completed first semester of an ASN or BSN professional nursing program, AND

  • Proof of continued enrollment in an ASN or BSN professional nursing program, with no break in enrollment to exceed 1 year, OR

  • Successful graduation from an ASN or BSN professional nursing program

  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

  • Current Florida CNA license or Certified EMT license, OR

  • Up to 1 year after graduation, may use the title Nurse Technician after successful graduation from ASN or BSN professional nursing program until:

  • ATT (Authorization to Test) is received and/or

  • Failed NCLEX twice

  • The team member may remain as a Nurse Tech only the above length of time and only if a position is available and the team member has satisfactory evaluations.

What You Will Need:

· Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.

Must have documentation (evidenced by CNA license) that supports the attainment of the following skill sets:

o Knowledge of and ability to perform accuchecks and hemoccults.

o Knowledge of normal parameters for vital signs for age specific population

o Knowledge of and ability to obtain vital signs correctly

o Knowledge of and ability to remove peripheral IV catheters.

o Knowledge of and ability to empty foley bags, JP and hemovacs

o Working knowledge of and ability to use computer and perform data entry.

o Ability and willingness to work a flexible workweek including weekends, nights and overtime as required.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

· Cerner

· Phlebotomy

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

· High School diploma or equivalent

· Completion of a formal Certified Nursing Assistant education program or Must be currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program with transcripts providing for successful completion of fundamentals of nursing course materials. , Or,

· Completion of the equivalent of Basic Fundamentals of Nursing, from an accredited Nursing Program.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

· Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.

· Current Florida Certified Nursing Assistant license, (unless currently enrolled in ASN or BSN program with completion of fundamentals of nursing).

LIVING OUR SERVICE STANDARDS

How we treat those we serve and each other is what sets us apart from other healthcare organizations. We want everyone who walks through our doors to feel loved, cared for, and at ease. Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, your actions and behaviors can create an environment that either builds trust or causes anxiety and fear. We have made it easy for you to ensure that you are always building trust and providing excellent care by exhibiting our Service Standards.

All team members will be held accountable for consistently living out our 16 Service Standards and the additional behaviors listed below to ensure that every person, every time has an exceptional experience.

KEEP ME SAFE

I make safety my number one priority.

I protect privacy and confidentiality.

I keep my environment clean.

I follow the dress code and wear my badge correctly.

LOVE ME

I treat others with uncommon compassion.

I nurture whole-person care through CREATION Health.

I treat others with fairness and respect.

I listen and communicate using iCARE. (Introduce, Connect, Anticipate, Reinforce, Extend)

MAKE IT EASY

I help guests to their destination.

I speak highly of others to provide connected care.

I collaborate to create solutions, not excuses.

I innovate and continually seek ways to improve our work.

OWN IT

I am positive and aim to exceed all expectations.

I follow through on commitments.

I use discretion with personal devices.

I recover service and restore trust using ACT. (Acknowledge/Apologize, Correct, Thank)

Team members must conform to all AdventHealth organizational and departmental policies and procedures including but not limited to:

· Mission

· Vision

· Values

· Code of Conduct as outlined in the Guidelines for Employees handbook

Establishes and maintains a history of regular attendance; makes appropriate use of PDO and observes department call-in procedures for absence; establishes and maintains punctual work habits. Exhibits timely arrival and departure and dependable time habits including meal and other breaks.

Attends and participates in mandatory facility-wide and department training/meetings as required (including but not limited to: ALN, safety training, etc.). Is able to demonstrate and apply knowledge of fire, safety, security, and disaster procedure regulations as presented in orientation, outlined in the safety manual, and as pertains to each work area.

Required to respond to emergency situations (i.e. disasters, hurricanes, etc.) by reporting to department and staying until the crisis is over or your position is covered by incoming personnel. This is a mandatory requirement. Refusal to respond may result in termination.

Contributes to the successful achievement of department-stated goals and objectives and will facilitate staff cohesiveness and communication.

Job Summary:

Perform specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care while performing as Goodwill Ambassador; conducting patient and family checks in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards. Will also perform clerical duties related to computers, workstation on wheels (WOWs) equipment and supply checks. Responsible for the inventory and ordering of supplies, equipment and services needed to support the efficient operation of the assigned nursing unit and patient care delivery.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: 3 - Night

Shift: AdventHealth Tampa

Req ID: 22036547

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.