Northwest Medical Center
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Nurse Tech - Outpatient Wound Care - PRN - Days
at Northwest Medical Center
Position is PRN , working 6-8 hour shifts
The Outpatient Wound Care Clinic is on the Northwest Medical Center campus
6130 N. La Cholla Blvd. Suite 111
Great opportunity to work shifts on a Mon-Fri only schedule, no weekends or holidays and work on a small team in a clinic atmosphere providing exceptional customer service and patient care, making a difference in peoples lives!
The Nursing Tech in the Outpatient Wound Care Clinic provides basic nursing care to Wound care patients under direct supervision of a licensed nurse.
The Nurse Tech provides personal care assistance to patients including procedures including sterile dressings, blood glucose testing, collection of specimens and basic hygiene assistance .
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.
The Nurse Tech also 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. 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.
Preferred candidate will have prior experience working in a hospital setting.
Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means; excellent customer service skills; ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.
Required: "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.