Nurse Technician II
Company: Reston Hospital Center HCA Healthcare
Posted on: July 12, 2019
Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time
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 Licensed Clinical Therapist to
help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here Job Functions
Must successfully complete orientation program and validation of
skills. Assist with the collection of patient data. Communicates
information to the professional nursing staff. Able to take vital
signs, perform weights, feed patients, empty foley bags/drains and
performs or assists with activities of daily living. Verifies
patient identity and explains specifics of testing procedures to
patient before performing phlebotomy or ECG. Maintains proficiency
in specialty areas of electrocardiography and phlebotomy to ensure
that patients do not require repeat testing. Maintains a log of
specimens and diagnostic ECGs. Prepares laboratory and ECG or x-ray
test requisitions as requested by the RN. Performs specific
diagnostic tests and treatments under the direction of the RN to
include foley catheter insertion and discontinuation; appropriate
casting and splinting and crutch walking. Other patient care
responsibilities are suture set-ups and simple dressing changes and
suture removal. The Nursing Tech II will also perform blood glucose
monitoring and removal of IV catheters. Monitors cardiac rhythms.
Documents and mounts strips per protocol. Notifies professional
nursing staff/physician of life threatening rhythms or any changes
in rhythms. Documents data collected and care given in a clear and
concise manner. Presents documentation for RN review and signature.
Maintains sterile instruments, portable oxygen and equipment.
Safely transports patients, specimens and equipment. Demonstrates
an awareness of safety issues. Discharges non-acute patients under
the direction of the RN. Ensures all patient's valuables and
belongings accompany patient. Maintains a clean, well stocked,
hazard-free clinical area. Performs general housekeeping duties
that are specific to the clinic department. Cleans and maintains
clinical equipment. Ensures efficient and timely flow of clinical
patients. Works as a collaborative member of the clinical team.
Demonstrates ability to adjust to increased volume and/or acuity.
Assures that patient rights and privacy are maintained. Deals with
patient information in a confidential manner. Follows safety and
infection control policies of hospital, nursing, laboratory and
cardiopulmonary departments, utilizes good aseptic techniques.
Attends department meetings, inservice and other educational
opportunities as scheduled. Participates in department QA/QI
activities. 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 procedures.
Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS Licensure: CMA/EMT certification
preferred or equivalent experience. CPR certification required.
Experience: Phlebotomy skills required (may receive on-the-job
training). ECG skills required (may receive on-the-job training).
Ability to maintain a mature, professional 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
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