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Nursing Service Resource Senior Nursing Student, PRN Nights

Location: Canyon
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Overview BSA Health System is an extensive hospital system providing clinical excellence to the Texas Panhandle and the tri-state area. BSA is acclaimed for its superior quality and customer service. Excellent opportunity for a senior level nursing student (Level 3, Level 4, Senior 1, Senior 2) to gain experience and a working knowledge of the overall hospital as part of the Resource team Responsibilities The Patient Care Technician provides basic patient care under nursing supervision and observes the patients' progress to report to the licensed nursing staff (RN and LVN's). The PCT will assist with patient care and comfort, hygiene and ADL's (Activities of Daily Living) including bed baths and/or showers, restroom assistance, nutrition/eating, obtain vital signs, and collect specimens for lab test. The PCT provides linen changes and basic housekeeping as needed for the patient, mobility, transport, and ensures patient safety with prompt response to patient request and call lights. Patient coverage assignments are 10 - 15 patients per PCT based on unit census with some 1:1 patient coverage assignments as needed. The PCT will assist with the management and flow of the unit by assisting with admits, discharges, transfer/transport patients, electronic patient documentation, answers telephones, collect and delivers specimens. The Resource team staff of Patient Care Technicians will primarily float to the medical surgical units of the 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th floors. Qualifications Licenses and Certifications: Minimum 18-yrs of age High School diploma or GED preferred CPR certified from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Previous hospital based Patient Care Assistant/Tech., Medical Assistant, EMT-B and/or CNA preferred but not required Texas CNA certificate; current or previously held in good standing Nursing students all levels Acute care setting of patient drains, tubes, and specimen collection Acute care setting of infection control protocols Able to pass the BSA Acute Care Technical Skills Competency to include but not limited to: Manual Blood Pressure, I & O Calculation, Measure Height and Weight, Glucose Monitoring Ability to recognize important patient observations and communicate it to the appropriate team member Ability to manipulate, position, transfer and ambulate various size patients both full assist or partial assist Basic addition and subtraction skills required Computer skills necessary; minimum 25wpm accurate EMR EPIC documentation Medical terminology a plus Prioritize multiple requests Ability to multi-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptions Clear and effective communication (written and verbal) with patients, families and other healthcare professionals Outgoing; friendly and compassionate customer service skills needed; must be committed to patient and family satisfaction

Keywords: BAPTIST CAMPUS, Amarillo , Nursing Service Resource Senior Nursing Student, PRN Nights, Healthcare , Canyon, Texas

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