Saint Francis Health System Tech, Nurse in Tulsa, Oklahoma
23160 - Senior Behavioral Health
The Nurse Technician, within the scope of their practice, provides patient care under the supervision and direction of an Oklahoma State Licensed Nurse by implementing and utilizing the nursing process in accordance with hospital standards and procedures for the purpose of increasing patient functional status.
High School Diploma or GED. Completion of the Saint Francis Hospital Nurse Technician Training Program or completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant Program. Previous health care related experience will be considered.
Licensure, Registration and/or Certification:
CPR Certification required within 30 days of hire.
0 - 6 months related experience.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides patient care to an assigned group of patients, utilizing basic skills and knowledge. Performs procedural tasks and assists ADL, considering patient's age and cultural/psychosocial factors. Observes and reports patient's condition, activities, and needs to licensed nurse.
Demonstrates specialty skills and knowledge appropriate to patient population. Correctly performs technical procedures listed on the unit specific skills checklist as delegated by the Licensed Nurse.
Documents data according to unit/hospital policy. Records treatments or procedures performed legibly and accurately. Records I & O's, vital signs, and other data promptly.
Supports unit/hospital goals through PI and educational activities. Attends mandatory in-services and meets unit educational standards. Accurately completes variance reports. Modifies behaviors or performance to comply with care standards and unit requirements.
Performs environmental activities to maintain a clean and orderly patient room/unit. Completes assigned unit duties. Performs housekeeping duties as assigned. Transports patients, food, supplies and equipment, and specimens as necessary.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to organize and prioritize work in an effective and efficient manner. Ability to be detail oriented as required in the documentation of numerical data.
This 'as needed' position offers the greatest schedule flexibility. There is no set schedule or number of hours per week, although shifts are 12 hours, 7:00 - 7:00. Shifts are worked based on employee availability and department needs. Requirements include working:
- a minimum of 32 hours per month
- at least 16 weekend hours per month
- at least one major holiday per year All Laureate inpatient employees are required to attend paid training. This training takes place Monday through Friday. You will need to be available for the entire training, which is for approximately 2 weeks, primarily 8 am - 5 pm, but with some 7am - 7pm shifts. EOE Protected Veterans/Disability