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Jobing Description

Type of Opportunity: Full Time

FTE: 0.900000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: 12 Hour Nights

Shift: 1

Location: US:NM:Albuquerque:Presbyterian Hospital 


* High School Diploma or GED


Other information:
Nursing student who has completed a basic clinical skills lab preferred. Must have at least 2 years hospital or long term care experience within related field. Candidates must have a current CNA certification and maintain this certification throughout employment.


Performs specific patient care procedures (such as, phlebotomy, wound care, gastric and urethral tube insertion and bedside testing) under the direction of a licensed Nurse and / or performs specific support-procedures for the operation of a Nursing or Clinical Department. Operates patient monitoring systems.


*Monitors, collects and records information in the patient record. Collects and records vital signs, weights, and other patient data. Transports patients and documents action in patient record.

*Participates in the nutritional well being of patients through tray delivery, assistance with patient set-up and feeding. Accurately records input and output.

*Assists with activities of daily living such as personal hygiene (shaving, mouth care, foot care, pericare and bathing),positioning and ambulation.

*Rounds on patients and families frequently to assess and address personal needs, concerns or comfort related issues. Reports information to responsible nurse for resolution when necessary.

*Inserts and removes gastric and urethral tubes. Performs enemas and disimpactions.

*Operates patient monitoring systems specific to unit needs (such as, cardiac and fetal heart monitoring). Performs bedside testing such as Oximetry, ECG, Glucometery, urinalysis and other tests.

*Removes peripheral, intravenous therapy lines. Performs phlebotomy on certain units after specific training.

*Performs wound care and dressing changes. Removes staples and sutures. Assists nurses and physicians with sterile procedures.

*Applies oxygen delivery devices as ordered without altering settings or determining rates. Assists patients with portable or wall oxygen, and assures proper storage of E cylinders.

*Assist with application and removal of restraints under the direction of an RN.

*Documents all care provided in the appropriate place in the patient record. Assembles patient charts. Posts laboratory and other results in patient chart. Uses the computerized documentation system at the skill level commensurate with the responsibilities included in this description.

*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology. Transports x-rays, blood products and equipment.

*Insures cleanliness of nutrition areas and general unit. Cleans and stores equipment. Empties trash, linen bags and sharps containers.

*Stocks medical supplies, linens and paper goods. Inventories equipment as required. Processes broken equipment as directed. Maintains equipment logs as required.

*Performs basic clerical duties such as answering phones, taking messages, filing and copying.

*Communicates information pertinent to the end of shift summation before leaving the unit.

*Performs other functions as required.

*Employment status based upon hiring agreement (Standard PHS pointage position based upon position control)

*Reports to Nurse Manage/Director, Nursing Resources

*Floats to PH, PKH, RR (where applicable)

*Schedule created based upon applicable unit needs/vacancies and placed in Nursing Support Services (NSS) pool

*PH Department of Nursing Resources considered home unit

*Assigned by Nursing Office to unit of most need 2 hours prior to shift start

*Order of cancellation based upon Nursing Division protocol (Refer to Census Management document - in order of cancellation: agency, overtime, PRN, FT/PT in excess of pointage)

*Will receive unit based orientation to each unit (see Internal Agency Orientation Guidelines document)

*Responsible for maintaining all core clinical competencies as required by each unit served

*Will maintain clinical updates by attending staff meetings through assignment from Nursing Resource Manager


Competencies and skills:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Educating Employees, Customers & Transferring Knowledge
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality Outcomes
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication







We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.




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