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Nursing Support Tech - Intensive Care Unit - Part Time, Nights

Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Baptist Health strives to cultivate a close-knit, positive and professional environment that encourages our employees to want to come to work every day.

When you choose Baptist, you have an opportunity to play a role in providing compassionate, quality care that makes a difference in the lives of our patients and promotes joy throughout our communities.

Job Description:

Nursing Support Tech - Intensive Care Unit

Weekly Hours: 23.50

Status: Part Time

Shift: 3rd

ICU

On this 18-bed unit, intensive care is provided to medical, surgical and neurological patients. The unit educator works with the RN and ancillary staff to provide thorough orientation. The orientation of the new employee varies according to experience. New graduates, medical/surgical nurses, step-down unit nurses and critical care nurses accepted. A critical care class, dysrhythmia class and ACLS certification are offered at the hospital. The patient population varies from young adult through geriatric. The unit self-schedules. A staff newsletter and monthly educational in-services are provided. The nunit is closed. Staff only floats to CCU. There is also a Rapid Response Team which responds to patients that are experiencing changes which could lead to a code, assessing, getting and implementing orders prior to further decisions regarding the patients care.

Job Summary

The Nurse Assistant Tech is an individual with clerical aptitude and abilities that assist the nursing staff by performing selected nursing procedures and routine duties in caring for patients. This individual performs multiple job functions as indicated. All functions must be within the scope of training and instruction received and are under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Nursing Assistant Provides basic physical care

2.Assists the patient with meeting nutritional needs

3.Assists patients with activity as designated

4.Maintains a safe environment for the patient according to policy and procedure

5.Demonstrates role accountability to the patient, unit and the nursing department

6.Performs and documents appropriate procedures according to hospital policy and procedure.

7.Performs duties that enhance organization of patient care on the unit

8.Transcribes Orders according to policy and procedure

9.Medical record maintenance

10.Documents appropriately and according to policy and procedure on the medical record

11.Enters and transmits computer system information to other department accurately and in a timely manner

12.Initiates cardiac monitoring and maintains equipment and supplies

13.Documents and communicates information regarding patient rhythms and Oxygen saturation

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience

A. High School graduate or GED preferred

B. Knowledge of medial terminology preferred

C. Experience with computers preferred

D. BCLS required within 90 days of hire

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc., Louisville , Nursing Support Tech - Intensive Care Unit - Part Time, Nights, Other , Louisville, Kentucky

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