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Beaumont Health System Nurse Technician PRN in Wayne, Michigan

GENERAL SUMMARY:Under supervision of a Registered Nurse and following hospital policies and procedures, performs various nursing care tasks and treatments on assigned patients.UNIT SUMMARY:IMC is a high-energy unit that promotes a positive culture and work environment with flexible scheduling; we strive to maintain a competitive nurse to patient ratio. Nurses on this unit are teamwork oriented and have excellent support staff which include nursing assistants, telemetry technicians and unit secretaries. We care for a diverse patient population including, but not limited to, respiratory, cardiac, and neuro illnesses. It is common to have patients on cardiac drips, cardiac catheterization patients and COPDneumonia/CHF patients. IMC staff meet once a month for unit council to address staff concerns and serve as a voice for the unit. Unit council also plans activities which include unit outings, in house activities and volunteer opportunities.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:and#8226;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.and#8226;Assists in performing additional nursing procedures such as catheterizations, suctioning, irrigating colostomies, applying restraints, giving enemas, douches and sitz baths or pericare.and#8226;Takes vital signs and records intake and output.and#8226;Applies and changes sterile and non-sterile dressing using appropriate technique.and#8226;Performs more complex nursing procedures and treatments after theoretical preparation and supervised clinical experience.and#8226;Keeps professional nursing staff advised of current patient status as well as changes in patient condition as they occur.and#8226;Performs assessments and documents accurate, complete and concise patient information on appropriate forms, including flow sheets, activity records, etc.and#8226;Participates in nursing staff conferences, in-services and educational opportunities.and#8226;Ensures the optimum utilization of personnel, supplies and equipment.and#8226;Provides copy of current school transcript to supervisor at the end of each marking period to confirm continued eligibility.and#8226;Assists in admitting, transferring and discharging patients.and#8226;Assists in pre-operative and post-operative care.This 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.STANDARD REQUIREMENTS:and#8226;Supports the Mission, Value and Vision of Beaumont Health (BH). Demonstrates personal commitment through active involvement in the performance improvement process.and#8226;Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers. Promotes positive public relations with patients/residents, family members, guests, and others.and#8226;Supports and adheres to all Beaumont Health's customer service, service excellence, and performance standards. Supports and participates with all required compliance standards that may be department specific and/or identified by the organizations including in-service training, acceptable attendance, uniform and dress code.and#8226;Adheres to HIPAA requirements and maintains confidentiality of all data, including patient/resident, employee and operations information.and#8226;Supports and participates in a collaborative team-oriented environment - cooperates and works together with all co-workers, plans and completes job duties, uses appropriate communications in sensitive and emotional situations and follows up as appropriate regarding reported complaints, problems and concerns.and#8226;Supports, cooperates with and demonstrates safe work practices and attitude