Mercy Health

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Nurse Technician*

Nurse Technician*

Requisition ID 
2017-739109
Category 
Other Allied Health
Position Type 
Part Time
Shift(s) 
Days, Evenings, Holidays, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
Department 
Float Pool Nursing
Location 
US-MO-Springfield

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Candidates may qualify for Nurse Technician positions on other shifts or in other departments.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Role of Nurse Technicians

 

Provides direct patient care under direct supervision of RN/LPN in a competent, personalized and compassionate manner. Successfully demonstrates proficiency of basic skills, equipment, and procedures (see ‘detailed responsibilities’ below), including unit specific competencies.

  • IVs: Remove as delegated by RN/LPN
  • Urinary Catheter: Maintenance, Discontinuation, Post Procedure Care
  • Gastric Tubes: Maintenance and removal - as delegated by RN/LPN
  • Assist RN/LPN with complex dressing changes, independently perform basic dressing changes as delegated by RN/LPN
  • Hygiene and Skin Care: Implements and participates in methods to prevent skin breakdown, checks for reddened areas or skin breakdown and reports abnormal findings to the RN/LPN
  • Maintains certification in glucose meter access, checks patient’s blood glucose levels as delegated by RN/LPN and notifies RN/LPN of result
  • Promptly corrects and/or reports unsafe conditions to the RN or LPN

 

 Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

 

  • Currently attending a State Board Certified Nursing Program
  • Completion of first clinical semester of a State Board Certified Nursing Program
  • BLS certification
  • CNA licensure preferred

 

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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