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Nurse Tech, GATE - Cardiac Step Down - Full Time

Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN
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Description

 

Mission: To improve the health of people we touch

Vision: To be recognized locally, regionally and nationally as a premier health system

R.E.S.P.E.C.T.: We will fulfill the mission and vision by adhering to the Standards of R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
Responsiveness
Enthusiasm
Safety
Privacy
Excellence
Communication
Teamwork

Job Summary:
A nurse tech provides direct patient care under the direction of a RN, including procedures, activities of daily living, and operating equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.

Education:
Required: Nursing student who has completed all but the last year of the nursing program toward the RN designation. Annual Erlanger Health System HLC courses

Preferred: None

Experience:
Required: Medical background

Preferred: None

Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Required: Current BLS certification

Preferred: None

Department Position Summary:
A nurse technician on the Cardiac Stepdown Unit performs selected nursing functions under the direction of a registered nurse. A nurse tech provides direct patient care including procedures, activities of daily living and operating equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.

The nurse tech must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the Cardiac Stepdown Unit. He/she must be familiar with the assessments and treatments of patients with acute or chronic cardiac conditions. The nurse tech must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures.


Job Details

Date Posted October 28, 2018
Date Closes January 26, 2019
Requisition 22641
Located In Chattanooga, TN
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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