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Nurse Technician (TPT)

Location Tacoma, Washington Job Number 994048 Date posted 10/23/2021
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Description:
Job Summary:


**APC TAHOMA FLOAT POOL



**6-MONTH DURATION





Nurse Technicians provide nursing care and support to patients under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Nurse technicians are authorized to perform specific nursing functions within the limits of their education, up to their skill and knowledge. Nurse Techs can perform basic mobility and personal care needs in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Nurse Technicians will utilize their education to provide safe and preventative care that will increase in scope as they build their knowledge and skill based on current program curriculum.





Essential Responsibilities:



  • Provide Patient Care:

  • Gather Information to provide care to patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting under supervision of RN, with documentation into Epic: Vitals signs, EKG, Fall Risk Assessment, Safe Patient handling, Ambulating, transportation of patients, Labeling and transport of specimens, Intake and Output documentation and Provide excellent patient experience.

  • Maintain Work Environment:

  • Aseptic technique using infection control principles, maintaining sterile field

  • Universal precautions

  • Stock Supplies

  • Prepare patients, equipment and supplies for specific procedures

  • Instrument Cleaning

  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment

  • Patient Outreach:

  • Population Health Management

  • Clinical outreach

  • Chart review and visit preparation


Basic Qualifications:


Experience



  • N/A.



Education



  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Currently enrolled in Registered Nurse Bachelor of Science Degree program or Registered Nurse Associate Degree Program. Completed first clinical term, semester or quarter of nursing program.



License, Certification, Registration



  • Basic Life Support required at hire




  • Nursing Technician Registration (Washington) required at hire



 



Additional Requirements:



  • N/A



 



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Certified Nurse Assistant

  • Basic Computer Navigation Skills

  • Good Communication Skills and professional interpersonal skills

  • Currently able to independently perform, or have performed in practice or simulation, that can be validated by your clinical nursing instructor listed below:

  • Handwashing

  • Hand Hygiene

  • Clean gloving

  • Application of PPE

  • Isolation Precautions

  • Sharps disposal

  • Fall Risk and Fall Prevention Strategies

  • Bedmaking (Occupied and unoccupied)

  • Personal Hygiene (Showering, bathing, oral care, peri care)

  • Use of bedside commode

  • Vital Signs (Heart Rate, Respiratory Rate, Blood pressure, Temperature, Weight, Pulse Oximetry.

  • Restraint Application & Monitoring Nonviolent.

  • Mobilizing Patients (Mobility/Strength assessment).

  • Gait Belt application & mobilization.


Primary Location: Washington,Tacoma,Steele Street Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:00 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J01|SEIU|SEIU RN/ANRP Job Level: Entry Level Specialty: Adult / Family / Internal Med Department: Renton Admin Glacier - Nursing Administration - 1130 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.