Nurse Technician, Ortho/Total Joint, PT Nights - Grand Rapids - job 854438

Spectrum Health

Date: 06/11/2021

City: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Employment type: Full-time

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Job Description


3E/G consists of two units with a total of 44 beds dedicated to Orthopedic, Total Joint replacement and Med/Surg patient populations at Blodgett Hospital. We are a unique space that encompasses two units but is one team. We have a focus for teamwork and a positive attitude among all our interdisciplinary team members. Spectrum Health's Center For Joint Replacement has already earned a reputation for hip and knee replacement procedures with results that rank among the best in the United States, including having joint commissions disease specific certification in joint replacement and having one of the highest volume joint replacement centers in the country. We are a renowned program in West Michigan for joints, hip fractures, other fractures, orthopedic conditions, and med/surg patients.


Nurse Technicians act as a team member in the delivery of quality patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Performs basic skills per hospital/unit guidelines and communicates observations to members of the health care team.


Essential Functions:



  • Collects and reports physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs of patients and families in coordination with and as delineated by the RN or Provider. Ensures that required documentation is performed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Provides direct patient care under the direction of the RN or Provider, consistent with clinical policies and procedures, and department standard work. Provides input in the development of an individualized plan of care. Ensures that required documentation is performed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Articulates the nursing technician role to the patient, family and health team members. Provides support to facilitate safe, quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.

  • Cleans patient's environment / work area / equipment and communicates any equipment malfunctions to appropriate department / unit personnel.

  • Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior. Advocates for privacy, confidentiality and security of patient, staff and organization data.


Qualifications


Required



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • LIFE SUPPORT\Basic Life Support (BLS) Within 90 Days


Some of the benefits provided include:



  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Life Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off & Holiday Pay

  • Retirement Plans

  • Discount Program

  • Learning Opportunities

  • Inclusion Resource Groups


Apply now to learn more about joining a nationally known health system with an ambitious vision. We cannot do it alone. Our people are at the heart of what we do. Improve health. Inspire hope. Save lives.


Primary Location


SITE - Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital - 1840 Wealthy St SE- Grand Rapids


Department Name


Joint Replacement - 3G Blodgett


Employment Type


Part time


Shift


Night (United States of America)


Weekly Scheduled Hours


12


Hours of Work


7:00 p.m. - 7:30 a.m.


Days Worked


Variable, Set Core Schedule


Weekend Frequency


Every third weekend


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