Southwest General Health Center Nurse Technician in Middleburg Heights, Ohio

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists with and provides patient care under the direction of a professional registered nurse. Responsible for providing or assisting with transporting, maintaining a safe and clean environment, monitoring equipment function and responsible for documenting on appropriate forms. Performs technical skills as trained, such as invasive procedures (i.e., Foley insertion/removal, IV insertion, blood glucose monitoring) and non-invasive procedures (i.e., EKGs, SCD application, ted hose, simple sterile dressing changes and wound dressings). The Nurse Technician must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to age groups according to specific chronological age, developmental age and/or psycho-social maturity. Job duties will expand as skills are learned and competencies documented by nursing school instructors and Clinical Manager or designee. Nurse Technician's will also be provided scheduled time to shadow and observe a nurse during a shift once per month as a learning experience.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

Completion of first year of

nursing school and one clinical rotation (for those in an accelerated program,

completion of one clinical rotation must be documented). Must provide a letter of recommendation from his or her clinical instructor and a copy of his or her most recent transcript at the time of an interview.

Required Length and Type of Experience:

Successful completion of one clinical rotation.

Required Licensure, Certification or Registry:

Must maintain certification in CPR and be able to provide basic life support.