Under direct supervision from a Registered Nurse or other designated supervision, provides direct patient care or miscellaneous technical support by performing delegated procedures of a specialized and technical nature, which may include obtaining hemodynamic measurements, setting-up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment and performing delegated clinical or laboratory procedures, changing dressings, assisting with admitting and discharge procedures. Assist with more complex procedures and perform complex diagnostic testing. Develop and recommend changes in patient care activities to improve the quality of patient care services. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are non-exempt. The Pediatric Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (PCTU) is a 20 bed monitored ICU in a tertiary care facility serving the state, region, national and international referrals which specialized in the medical and surgical care of infants, children, adolescents and adults with congenital and acquired heart disease. Our goal is the provision of exemplary nursing care embracing a philosophy of family centered care empowering families to participate in the decision making and care of their children. The atmosphere that values and supports the family structure throughout hospitalization.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent; Certified Nurse Aide (or) Certified Medical Assistant (or) junior status in an accredited ADN program (or) Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Medical Science; a minimum 1-year recent experience in an unlicensed assistant role in a patient care setting, such as nurse aide in a hospital setting (or) a minimum two years’ experience in such a role in a nursing home that demonstrates good attendance records; demonstrates interpersonal and problem solving skills; demonstrates initiative and a commitment to provide quality patient care; demonstrates ability to work collaboratively and function as a member of a health care team; ability to problem solve; positive conflict resolution skills; ability to be flexible and adapt to stressful situations.
Desired knowledge of Congenital Heart Population.
Note: This is a 24 hour/ week 12 hour night position with alternating weekends and holidays.
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