Baylor Scott & White Health Nurse Technician II-Irving Float Pool in IRVING, Texas
The Nurse Tech II is under the supervision of a Staff Nurse, performs advanced technical nursing procedures and services in addition to various personal care activities in the provision of patient care. The Nurse Tech II performs numerous personal care services to ensure patient's safety, comfort and cleanliness. The Nurse Tech II ensures patient safety and comfort while providing transfer, or assisting with mobility, from one location to another in accordance with established procedures. The Nurse Tech II assists with the provision of good patient hygiene, including patient eliminations, in accordance with established procedures. The Nurse Tech II assists with the provision of proper nutrition and accurately records meal and nourishment intake, and calorie count. The Nurse Tech II maintains vigilance over patients' safety ensuring all safety precautions are observed. Call light within reach, bed alarms used as appropriate, side rails up, bed in lowest position, seat belts in place, etc. The Nurse Tech II promptly answers all patient call lights.
The Nurse Tech II monitors patients, reports and records data and observations to facilitate quality patient care. The Nurse Tech II monitors and records patients' vital signs, intake and output and other measurements in accordance with unit routines and as directed The Nurse Tech II monitors patients and reports patients' conditions at regular intervals and prior to completion of shift, and promptly reports any signs or symptoms of concern to appropriate party. The Nurse Tech II accurately records interventions according to department and unit routine. The Nurse Tech II reviews hospital records, nursing diagnosis list and Kardex of patients' to familiarize self with patient care needs and provides RN with updates as appropriate. The Nurse Tech II assists nursing and physician staff in providing treatments in accordance with unit routines and as directed within the parameters of this job description. The Nurse Tech II provides tube feedings in accordance with nursing policy, correctly uses enteral feeding pump and performs tubing changes appropriately. The Nurse Tech II aseptically inserts catheters, including french or straight catheters, for in & out catherization only. The Nurse Tech II opens sterile trays without contamination and aseptically applies dressings/compresses in accordance with physicians' orders, excludes Central Line dressing changes.
The ideal candidate for the Nurse Tech II role will participate in performance improvement activities to enhance and maintain personal and departmental qualifications and standards of performance. The ideal candidate for the Nurse Tech II role will also complete age-specific competencies annually and will perform other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.
Location/Facility - [Enter Facility Name] (i.e. Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano)
Specialty/Department/Practice - [Enter Spec/Dept/Prac] (i.e. Critical Care, Radiology, Family Care)
Shift/Schedule - [Enter Shift & Schedule] (i.e. Days, Nights, PRN or Weekends; 30 hours/weekfull-timepart-time)
Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviours that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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