Nursing Student Technician PRN Ortho

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Nov 12, 2017
Ref
00039-12334
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

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Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Student Nurse Tech performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Bathes, dresses/undresses patients assist with personal hygiene.
  • Serves and collects food trays.  Assists with patient feeding.
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Assists patients in ambulating.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Performs non sterile dressing changes.
  • Passes and collects bed pans.
  • Changes bed linens.
  • Unit Secretary duties
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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