Nursing Tech

Nursing ServicesCardiac / Telemetry Dalton, Georgia


Description

Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards

Title:  Nursing Technician 553422606

Department:  Nursing Services – Cardiac / Telemetry

Reports To:  Charge Nurse

Shift:  Varies 7:00am-7:00pm or 7:00pm-7:00am

Status:  PRN

JOB SUMMARY

Assists licensed Nursing staff in providing care to patients of all ages under the direction of the Registered Nurse and within the scope of defined practice. Works with pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Education:  High school graduate or certified equivalent.

Licensure:  Current CPR required

Experience:  Prior experience in same or similar position is desirable.  Background in medical related field preferred. 

Skills:  Basic typing and computer skills.  Telephone etiquette and customer service skills. Medical terminology preferred.
 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Works in typical acute health care setting with neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients experiencing a wide range of medical and/or surgical problems.  Required to work flexible schedule including weekends. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.  Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 50 pounds. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range. Requires working under stressful conditions. Requires exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids.