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Nursing Technician

Company: Nuvance Health
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York.

Summary:

To provides nursing care to a patient or group of patients under the direction and supervision of a Registered Professional Nurse.

Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Care Criteria A: Provides patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse. Prioritizes assignments in consultation with the RN. Patient Care Criteria B: Performs procedures as identified by the Skills Checklist ie, splinting, EKGs and woundcare. Refers to and utilizes appropriate resources. Responds promptly to patient care needs. Patient Care Criteria C: Maintains a safe patient environment incorporating Norwalk Hospital Policies and Procedures. Patient Care Criteria D: Self directed, offers assistance with unit needs, and cover other team members as needed.

  2. Communication Criteria A: Communicates with patients, visitors and coworkers within the scope of his/her responsibilities in a courteous manner. Communication Criteria B: Observes and reports to Registered Nurse all changes in patient condition, observations or occurrences of an unusual nature in a clear and concise manner. Communication Criteria C: Documents accurately patient data on appropriate forms i.e., ED Flow Sheet. Communication Criteria D: Obtains information necessary to carry out patient care assignment, for example: report and/or active order profile sheets.

  3. Occupational and Personal Responsibilities Criteria A: Demonstrates compliance with identified policies and procedures in carrying out unit assignments i.e., stocking, equipment maintenance. Follows mini-protocols. Maintains computer skills ie, Eclipys and Cerner, enters orders/patient charges and Emerge data. Occupational and Personal Responsibilities Criteria B: Demonstrates willingness to assist with and improve unit operations. Occupational and Personal Responsibilities Criteria C: Maintains neat and orderly appearance and environment. Occupational and Personal Responsibilities Criteria D: Completes all competencies and annual requirements as established by the ED Management team, ie, EKGs, Point of Care Testing, restraints/Code Green and utilizes awareness of Least Restrictive Measures. Maintains personal Educational Record.

  4. Equipment and Supplies Criteria A: Utilizes supplies and equipment in a cost efficient and proper manner ie., stocking and maintenance of equipment. Equipment and Supplies Criteria B: Reports problems with supplies and equipment to appropriate personnel for corrective action. Equipment and Supplies Criteria C: Maintains supplies as per established par levels in the ED and Express CAre.

  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

  6. Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.

Other information:

Required: High School Diploma or equivalent and is a Nursing Assistant or an EMT in the State of Connecticut.

Minimum Experience: zero to six months

Desired:

Location: Norwalk-34 Maple St

Work Type: Part-Time

Standard Hours: 32.00

FTE: 0.800000

Work Schedule: Evening 8

Work Shift: Start times are 11a, 3p, 5p variable shift times.

Org Unit: 350

Department: Emergency Department

Exempt: No

Education:

Essential:

  • HS Graduate or Equivalent

Nuvance Health and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

EOE, including disability/vets.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview, please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable accommodation requests only). Please provide all information requested to assure that you are considered for current or future opportunities.

Keywords: Nuvance Health, New England , Nursing Technician, Other , Norwalk, Northeast

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