Work for a Faith-Based, Non-Profit Healthcare Organization
Patient and Employee Focused Organization Providing Whole Patient Care
Competitive Salaries and Comprehensive Benefits
Opportunities for Education Reimbursement for Career Advancement
Career Growth and Advancement Potential
You Will Be Responsible For:
Performs as a team member in assisting with safe and effective care routine and activities of daily living (ADLâ™s). Assists patients with their activities of daily living including but not limited to basic hygiene, skin care, nutritional and dietary needs, elimination needs, physical activity needs and all comfort measures. Maintains respect and privacy at all times.
2. Performs the basic general patient care routines and tasks in a safe, competent, therapeutic and cost-effective manner. These may include:
Obtain and document vital signs per unit standards. Report abnormal finding to the licensed nurse in a prompt manner.
Collects lab specimens as directed, per hospital standards
Collects, reports and accurately documents intake and output information for assigned patient areas.
Ensures personal hygiene and comfort care is delivered to all patients
Inspects skin condition on all patients for potential skin breakdown and implements preventive measures per wound/skin protocol and communicates changes in skin integrity to the licensed nurse
What You Will Need:
Must demonstrate ability and understanding of the age specific care requirements of the following patient populations, geriatric, adult, adolescent and pediatric patient - such as i.e. proper size/selection of patient equipment, communication and safety needs.
Requires close attention and mental effort in carrying out the multiple assigned duties, recording of blood pressures, I & O, obtaining and documenting accucheck results, and distributing and collecting dietary trays.
High school diploma or (GED) equivalent is required
Must be currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing program
Must maintain a current Basic Life Support Card
May perform the duties in compliance with the role and responsibilities specific to the Nurse Technician in which demonstrated competency in nursing school and under the direct observation of a licensed nurse (RN/LPN). Primary function is to assist with the basic care needs of the patient as well as to perform as assigned clinical skills which may include but are not limited to: basic care routines and procedures, vital signs, accucheck skills. Proactively functions as a team member in the delivery of safe, competent, therapeutic and cost-effective patient care. Will assist in the care of the following patient populations; geriatrics, adult, adolescent and pediatric patients. Adheres to the essential practices for excellence in hand hygiene. Responsible to adhere to the Corporate Compliance plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.