Under direct supervision from a registered nurse or other designated supervisor, provides direct patient care or miscellaneous technical support by performing delegated procedures of a specialized and technical nature, which may include obtaining hemodynamic measurements, setting up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment and performing delegated clinical or laboratory procedures, changing dressings, assisting with admitting and discharge procedures, and administering medications. Assist with more complex procedures and performs complex diagnostic testing. Develops and recommends changes in patient care activities to improve the quality of patient care services. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.
3-5 years recent experience providing direct patient care in an inpatient med/surg area
Candidate is able to work collaboratively under direct supervision of a registered nurse with strong communication and problem solving skills as evidenced by recent performance reviews and reference checks.
Ability to perform safe and effective patient care in a busy multiple patient ratio arena as evidenced by performance reviews.
Commitment to providing excellent patient care.
Must be able to perform a wide range of physical activities which include moving, transporting and positioning patients and equipment as well as constantly positioning self to provide patient care and related duties.
Time management skills; Flexibility in scheduling; Combination of 12/8 hour shifts. This job posting is going to fill two 36 hour per week Day/Night positions.
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