Company: Reston Hospital Center
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000
Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900
facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER s, ambulatory
surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff
continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have
been named in IBM Watson Health s top 100 best-performing hospitals
based on patient satisfaction and operational data. Located in the
outskirts of Washington, D.C, Reston Hospital Center, a 199-bed
acute facility, lies within the vibrant Town Center of Reston,
known for its lively mix of restaurants, shops, and services.
Reston Hospital Center is an HCA (Hospital Corporation of America)
facility making it a very secure and reputable facility to work
with. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the
U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
Reston Hospital Center holds certifications within our stroke and
total joint center and is accredited in the chest pain center. Most
importantly, Reston Hospital Center is dedicated to enhancing the
health and quality of life in our community by putting patients
first. Our patients are our priority, but so are you!
Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We
provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are
met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look
after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family
Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for
several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan
repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life
insurance, and identity theft protection.
HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues.
We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in
our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Nurse
Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential
- Must successfully complete orientation program and validation
- Assures that patient rights and privacy are maintained. Deals
with patient information in a confidential manner. Maintains a
- Follows safety and infection control policies of hospital,
nursing, laboratory departments, utilizes good aseptic
- Verifies patient identity and explains specifics when
performing testing procedures.
- Assists the RN with patient care and hygiene. Performs specific
diagnostic tests and procedures under the direction of the RN
- Assists with the collection of intake and outputs, vital signs,
and charting them in the computer. When appropriate, presents
documentation for RN review.
- Assists with feeding of the patients, and preparing tube
feedings under the direction of an RN.
- Able to take vital signs, perform weights, empty foley
bags/drains, and performs and assists with activities of daily
living. The Tech I will also be able to remove peripheral IV lines,
perform bladder scans, and accomplish discontinuation of foley
- Able to prioritize duties under the direction of the Registered
- Maintains a clean, hazard-free clinical area. Maintains well
stocked patient areas, setting up rooms for admissions and
discharges. Is responsible for checking unit specific carts and
equipment and keeping the supplies well stocked.
- Safely transports patients, specimens and equipment to the
- At time of discharge, ensures all patient's valuables and
belongings accompany patients.
- Assists with secretarial duties. Performs related activities
including but not limited to: answering call lights, date
collection ,participating on committees, ordering supplies and
maintaining appropriate levels of supplies (including linen) in
treatment areas, and in nursing stations.
- Assists patients/families with making phone calls and orienting
them to other room equipment.
- Attends department meetings, inservice and other educational
opportunities as scheduled. Participates in department QA/QI
- Is friendly, cooperative, and flexible; able to follow
directions well, works well individually and as a team player.
- Evaluates and maintains unit, personal, and patients' safety by
following hospital and nursing division policies and
Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Licensure: CPR certification
required. Experience: Previous experience in a healthcare facility
preferred. Must be able to communicate clearly and possess good
communication skills. Ability to maintain a mature, professional,
caring manner and demonstrate sound judgment when interacting with
patients, physicians, hospital personnel and the public. HOURS OF
WORK As scheduled by Department Director to ensure appropriate
coverage of department services. Must be able to work weekends as
scheduled. Participates in on-call requirements as per department
policy. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at
our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status. Notice Our Company s
recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your
career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During
the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request
financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit
card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters
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