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Beaumont Health System Nurse Technician in Farmington Hills, Michigan

div spanspanspanGeneralSummary:/span/span/spanspanspanspanUnder supervision of a Registered Nurse and following hospital policies and procedures, performs various nursing care tasks and treatments on assigned patients./span/span/spanspanspanbspanUnit Summary:/span/b /span/spanspanspanspan5 North is a 38-bed unit caring for a wide variety of medical, surgical, and chronically ill patients. The unit specializes in the care of diabetes (insulin drips) and renal failure (Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis). The unit can accommodate patients who need telemetry (monitored remotely) and oximetry. The patient/nurse ratio is adjusted based on acuity. Our nurse's partner with Universities to help student nurses succeed through precepting, support, and role modeling. Our goal is to provide all patients the highest quality health care services that are delivered efficiently, effectively, and compassionately while welcoming their families. /span/span/spanspanspanspanEssentialDuties:/span/span/spanspanspanspan1. Performs routine bedside nursing activities including: bathing and personal grooming of patients; ambulating, moving and turning patients; assisting patients with bedpans or urinary devices; making patient beds and caring for personal property./span/span/spanspanspanspan2. Assists in performing additional nursing procedures such as catheterizations, suctioning, irrigating colostomies, applying restraints, giving enemas, douches and sitz baths or pericare./span/span/spanspanspanspan3. Takes vital signs and records intake and output./span/span/spanspanspanspan4. Applies and changes sterile and non-sterile dressing using appropriate technique./span/span/spanspanspanspan5. Performs more complex nursing procedures and treatments after theoretical preparation and supervised clinical experience./span/span/spanspanspanspan6. Keeps professional nursing staff advised of current patient status as well as changes in patient condition as they occur./span/span/spanspanspanspan7. Performs assessments and documents accurate, complete and concise patient information on appropriate forms, including flow sheets, activity records, etc./span/span/spanspanspanspan8. Participates in nursing staff conferences, in-services and educational opportunities./span/span/spanspanspanspan9. Ensures the optimum utilization of personnel, supplies and equipment./span/span/spanspanspanspan10. Provides copy of current school transcript to supervisor at the end of each marking period to confirm continued eligibility./span/span/spanspanspanspan11. Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients./span/span/spanspanspanspan12. Assists in pre-operative and post-operative care./span/span/spanspanspanspanThis document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described./span/span/spa