Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613
All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Benefits from Day One
Paid Days Off from Day One
Sign-on Bonus with eligibility
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Tampa
AdventHealth Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Nurse Tech performs specific tasks or routines supportive to delivery of patient care while performing as Goodwill Ambassador; conducting patient and family checks in the assigned nursing unit under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with Division of Nursing standards. Will also perform clerical duties related to computers, workstation on wheels (WOWs) equipment and supply checks. Responsible for the inventory and ordering of supplies, equipment and services needed to support the efficient operation of the assigned nursing unit and patient care delivery.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Assists in maintaining patient skin integrity by:
Turning and repositioning patient according to policy.
Notifies nurse if skin breakdown observed.
Performs accucheks and hemocults per hospital procedure and documents.
Documents accurately and timely all procedures and patient care tasks.
Removes peripheral IV catheters, disposes of in accordance with hospital biohazardous waste policy, observes site and notifies nurse of condition. Documents in electronic medical record (EMR).
Empties Foley bags, JPs, and hemovacs. Documents care and intake/output in the (EMR).
Specimen Collection as assigned by RN and following hospital policy for patient identification.
Takes vital signs, accurate weights, and measures intake/output and documents accurately.
Transports patients with necessary equipment to destinations within scheduled time frames, observing correct techniques.
Assists in positioning, lifting, and ambulating patients, using appropriate safety precautions and body mechanics.
Answers call lights in a timely manner.
Distributes linen supplies.
Supports nutritional needs of the patient by:
Assisting with meal set-up.
Feeding patients within identified restrictions.
Documents percent of meal intake including supplements.
Notifies and documents communication to nurse if patient does not have adequate p.o. intake for meals or snacks, or if the patient is not following fluid restrictions in timely manner.
Performs proper hand-washing techniques before, during, and after patient care at all times.
Demonstrates safety in care of patients with restraints:
Ensures restraints are applied properly according to FHT policy/procedure.
Reports any patient behavioral changes to the nurse.
Demonstrates responsibility for patient safety related to falls.
Participates in frequent tech checks to decrease patient need to use call light system and increase patient safety.
Places bed alarms on patients at risk for falls.
Recognizes all patients are on fall risk in the hospital environment:
Responds immediately to patient bed alarms.
Responds to call bells in a timely manner.
Is proactive in meeting all patient needs.
Adheres to specifics on isolation signage for patients Acts as preceptor for new unit staff members as assigned. Ensures safe and effective handoff communications between care givers.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
High School diploma or equivalent
Valid American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
Current Florida Certified Nursing Assistant license OR Current Florida Certified EMT license, OR Completion of Nursing Fundamentals & currently enrolled in a nursing program verified in January and August of each fiscal year, OR graduate of a nursing program and eligible for or holds a Florida NCLEX Authorization to Test letter.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.
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