One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102 bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region! Wesley Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn Hospital & ER, Wesley Children’s Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.
NOTE: In order to be considered for a Nurse Tech position, candidates must be enrolled in an Accredited School of Nursing and have completed or ready to complete the first semester of clinicals.
The Nurse Technician assists in the provision of individualized nursing care based on the developmental levels of the patient under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the medical center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. The Nurse Technician utilizes a patient/family-centered approach in delivering care to assigned patients and works to continually improve services and processes.
Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect to cultural differences and spiritual needs.
Facilitates and assists the registered nurse (RN) in the delivery of patient care reporting any changes in the patient's condition to the RN
Observes, monitors, documents, and reports changes in patient vital signs
Sets up patient room/bedside for admission
Attaches the patient to appropriate monitoring devices - Pulse Oximetry, cardiac monitor
Answers phones, inputs orders, and performs clerical functions, as needed
Assists and performs patient's daily care such as bathing, oral care, ambulation, bed making, nutritional needs, etc.
Communicates in a therapeutically and developmentally appropriate manner with patients and families
Restocks unit supplies to maintain efficiency in the delivery of care
Has knowledge of and performs skills as outlined by the Nurse Tech I competencies
Recognizes when and how to escalate patient concerns up the chain of command
Required Registration, Licensure or Certification:
Current Basic Life support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
Required Education or Experience:
Technician I - Currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing; successful completion of at least one full semester of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals
Technician II - Currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing: successful completion of at least two full semesters of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals and Nurse Tech II competencies
Technician III - Currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing; successful completion of at least three full semesters of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals and Nurse Tech III competencies
Required Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
Basic personal computer skills
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