I. Position Summary: This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke’s Medical Center of optimizing quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Student Nurse Tech assists in the provision of individualized nursing care based on the developmental needs of the patient under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with the standards of nursing care and practice. The Student Nurse Tech is responsible for obtaining and charting of vital signs HR, BP, temp, RR, assisting with ADL’s, and measuring of I’s and O’s.
Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center expects our Code of Conduct Value Statements to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community.
· We recognize and affirm the unique and intrinsic worth of each individual
· We treat all those we serve with compassion and kindness
· We act with absolute honesty, integrity and fairness in the way we conduct our business and the way we live our lives.
· We trust our colleagues as valuable members of our healthcare team and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect and dignity
II. Position Requirements:
A. Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS – Healthcare provider.
B. Education: Must be currently enrolled in an approved school of nursing; successful completion of at least one full semester of clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals
C. Experience: Must have experience in basic nursing fundamentals including checking vital signs and charting. Proof of competencies required from school of nursing.
D. Special Qualifications: Ability to communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members. Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong critical thinking skills.
III. Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Patient Care Director, Nurse Manager and Unit Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.