Northwest Medical Center
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Nurse Tech - ACT - FT - Nights
at Northwest Medical Center
Position is Full Time , Nights Shift- Shifts are 12 hours
Looking for a positive team player to join fast paced, team oriented cardiac unit. The Nurse Tech in the Acute Care Telemetry (step down) department provides basic nursing care to patients under direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
The Nurse Tech provides personal care assistance to patients including bathing, dressing, eating and transportation, procedures including sterile dressings, blood glucose testing, collection of specimens and enemas. Prepares patients for scheduled procedures to assist in patient assessment. Monitors clinical condition of patients and reports changes to appropriate personnel. Charts and documents observations according to hospital policy and procedure. Handles and transports patients, specimens, blood products, and medications in a safe and efficient manner. Maintains adequate floor stock as needed for unit/departmental operations. Maintains a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families in accordance with hospital standards. Takes a sense of ownership regarding other related duties as assigned. Performs other job duties relevant to the position as assigned.
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.
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.