As directed by a licensed nurse, performs technical nursing care assignments such as collecting, labeling and storing specimens, weighing patients, taking and recording vital signs. Observes documents and assists patients with activities of daily living. Under supervision, observes, records, and reports activities of patients requiring special precautions. Appropriately maintains patients per observation level, accurately documenting per observation log. Maintains additional inventory/log books on the unit, per protocol. The Tech responsibilities include sitting with patients, transportation of patients to other facilities for treatment when necessary.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Must have High School Education. College education in health related field preferred.
- Experience in the treatment of mental health and\or chemical dependency preferred.
- Must have the ability to identify and address the special needs of all patients in pertinent areas including:
Adult - 18 - 64
Geriatrics - 65 and above
- BLS Healthcare Provider Status-required
- BLS required upon hire
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.