Under direct supervision from RN, provides direct patient care by performing delegated procedures of specialized and technical nature including: setting up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment, collecting specimens, complex dressing changes, and other delegated nursing procedures. 11 West is a 32 bed unit that provides care to patients aged infant through adult with Congenital Heart Defects. This position's main focus will be assisting with care of patients under the delegation of a Registered Nurse.
Note: This position is a 40 hour evening shift with some weekends and holidays
Demonstrated interpersonal problem-solving skills and time management skills. Previous patient care experience or relevent skills. 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. Familiarity with UMMC policies and procedures.
High School diploma or equivalent is necessary. Direct patient care experience in an acute care facility preferably in the pediatric setting. Ability to calibrate clinical equipment, monitor electronic instrumentation, recognize abnormal physiology and perform and record results of routine clinical testing procedures is necessary. Course work in an Allied Health field, including basic science and math is desireable. Ability to work with children and families under stressful circumstances.
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