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Summer Nursing Technician - Per Diem (Temporary)

Company: White Plains Hospital
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Position SummaryThe Nursing Technician performs patient care and non-patient care functions within their scope of practice under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse. Duties include but are not limited to: ADLs, vital signs, I&O, performing EKGs, documentation of vital signs and I & O, simple dressing changes, specimen collection, assisting with meals, errands, transporting of patients, medications or specimens, ambulating of patients, urinary drainage care (indwelling, external and suprapubic), assists with colostomy care, applies binders, weighs patients, assists health care providers with procedures and physical exams, and other duties as assigned.Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and BehaviorsPerforms tasks listed in job summary according to policy and procedure.Integrates patients rights into work practice.Utilizes current methods of infection control.Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives.Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision making process to include recognition and priority setting related to patient care and unit based issues.Collaborates and communicates with the health care team.Completes competency requirements.Attends mandatory inservices.Attends staff meetings as required/ requested.Utilizes cost containment practices.Adheres to all WPHC policies and procedures including dress code, code of conduct, customer service, attendance and submission of annual physical.Performs all other related duties as assigned.Education & Experience RequirementsHigh School Diploma/EquivalencyPrevious experience in hospital or with patient care preferredSuccessful completion of the Nursing Technician OrientationAs of April 1st 2017, BLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required for all Nursing Technicians.Nursing Technicians hired before 4/1/17 must receive the BLS certification by 4/30/18.Nursing Technicians hired on or after 4/1/17, must have their BLS upon hire or obtain the certification during the Nursing Technician Orientation.Nursing technicians that will be trained to read the monitors require the 4 day EKG classCore CompetenciesExcellent Communication Skills (written & verbal)TeamworkAdaptabilityStrong Problem Solving, Judgment & Decision Making SkillsStress TolerancePhysical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work EnvironmentMay be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed to are listed in the hospitals SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospitals Intranet site (Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.Must be able to move about the department and hospital constantly while attending to needs of patients, visitors and staff.Requires continuous communication with patients, staff and visitors of all educational levels.Requires frequent use of computers and other office equipment.Required to move objects up to fifty (50) pounds and must be able to move patients of all weights with a minimum assist of one (1) or assistive device/equipment per White Plains Hospital Safe Patient Handling Policy.Must be able to rapidly assess and respond to situational needs of patients, staff and visitors.Must be able to adapt to a high stress environment with frequent interruptions.Primary Population ServedCheck appropriate box(s) below:Neonatal (birth 28 days)Patients with exceptional communication needsInfant (29 days less than 1 year)Patients with developmental delaysPediatric (1 12 years)Patients at end of lifeAdolescent (13 17 years)Patients under isolation precautionsAdult (18 64 years)Patients with cultural needsGeriatric (> 65 years)All populationsBariatric Patients with weight related comorbiditiesNon-patient care populationThe responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs of White Plains Hospital.Salary Range: $42,880.30 - $64,320.56Location: White Plains Hospital Emergency DepartmentSchedule: Per Diem, Evening, Evening Shift (11a-11pm), minimum 2 shifts/week, alt. w/e and holidays, Summer, Temporaryby Jobble

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