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Nurse Technician

Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Grosse Pointe
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under supervision of a Registered Nurse and following hospital policies and procedures, performs various nursing care tasks and treatments on assigned patients.

UNIT DESCRIPTION:

The Nursing Resource Pool at the GP Hospital is a hospital specific float pool which is designed to support all inpatient nursing units. These include Med/Surg, Progressive Care, and ICU units. Individual assignments are determined by staffing volumes, serving the identified areas with greatest needs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  1. Performs routine bedside nursing activities including: bathing and personal grooming of patients; ambulating, moving and turning patients; assisting patients with bedpans or urinary devices; making patient beds and caring for personal property.

  2. Assists in performing additional nursing procedures such as catheterizations, suctioning, irrigating colostomies, applying restraints, giving enemas, douches and sitz baths or pericare.

  3. Takes vital signs and records intake and output.

  4. Applies and changes sterile and non-sterile dressing using appropriate technique.

  5. Performs more complex nursing procedures and treatments after theoretical preparation and supervised clinical experience.

  6. Keeps professional nursing staff advised of current patient status as well as changes in patient condition as they occur.

  7. Performs assessments and documents accurate, complete and concise patient information on appropriate forms, including flow sheets, activity records, etc.

  8. Participates in nursing staff conferences, in-services and educational opportunities.

  9. Ensures the optimum utilization of personnel, supplies and equipment.

  10. Provides copy of current school transcript to supervisor at the end of each marking period to confirm continued eligibility.

  11. Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients.

  12. Assists in pre-operative and post-operative care.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS:

Education / Training: Currently enrolled and attending an accredited school of registered nursing.

o External hires: Must be enrolled in a Bachelor of Nursing Program (BSN) required.

o Internal BH employees: May be enrolled in a BSN or ADN program. ADN graduates will be required to sign a BSN completion agreement upon hire/placement in a graduate nurse position.

  • Transcripts required at the time of hire.
  • Considering those graduating December 2021 or later.

Work Experience: Clinical experience as a Student Nurse and additional clinical experience preferred. Completed fundamentals of nursing and one medical surgical clinical rotation required.

Certification, Licensure, Registration: Current AHA BLS required and valid for at least 6 months from the date of hire.

Keywords: Beaumont Hospitals, Detroit , Nurse Technician, Other , Grosse Pointe, Michigan

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