Nursing Technician, Nursing Resources Department
Company: MedStar Health
Posted on: June 10, 2021
- Job Summary
Functions as a member of the patient-centered care team to
provide basic nursing care to the patient under the supervision of
a licensed nurse. Performs a variety of activities for assigned
patients and their families and significant others. Follows
department specific policies and procedures, and maintains
competencies of assigned department.
- Minimum Qualifications
- Minimum Qualifications
High school graduate or equivalent.
Current Maryland Nursing Assistant Certification
BLS certification within introductory period
- Preferred Qualifications
Acute care experience
GNA with six months continuous employment in a long term care
Successful completion of Maryland EMT course or one year EMT
experience or previous ED work experience (ED)
Department Specific Qualifications
- Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Contributes to the achievement of established department goals
and objectives and adheres to department policies, procedures,
quality standards and safety standards. Complies with governmental
and accreditation regulations.
Assists patients with activities of daily living, i.e. bathing,
dressing, skin care, positioning, feeding, ambulation, toileting
and range of motion activities. Documents/communicates care per
Assists with environmental services support such as linen
management, trash removal, and cleaning patient rooms as
Assists with transport of patients, specimens, equipment and
supplies as appropriate.
Communicates changes in the patient's condition and family
concerns to the licensed nurse. Maintains patient privacy and
Maintains an active surveillance of the nursing unit to observe
and meet patient needs.
Obtains patient data accurately and documents information (vital
Performs basic patient care procedures as defined in unit-based
competency orientation (thermal applications, non-sterile soaks,
application of simple dressings, perineal care, and Point of Care
Laboratory waived testing, to include but not limited to glucose
and urine testing, etc.).
Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients,
families, staff and their departments to the Registered Nurse.
Responds to questions from patient, families and significant others
in a prompt, courteous, positive manger, referring them to
appropriate personnel if necessary.
- Performs other duties as assigned. Maintains Clinical ladder
requirements as appropriate.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality
care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while
advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation
and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians
work in a variety of settings across our health system, including
10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the
largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly
respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the
medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for
more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the
next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education
and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health
offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal
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