Student Nurse Tech

UnityPoint Health

Requisition ID
2021-102362
Category
Nursing Aides, Assistants, and Techs
Location
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Address
1026 A Ave NE
Affiliate
1010 UnityPoint Health CR St Lukes Hospital
City
Cedar Rapids
Department
Nursing Float
State
IA
FTE
0.15
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Self Scheduling, Various Shifts and Hours
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time No Benefits

Overview

The Student Nurse Technician (SNT) is responsible for a variety of tasks and services to assist in the provision of care and comfort for patients under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). The SNT will report and record observations and contribute to the efficient functionality of their department.

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential functions are the duties and responsibilities that are essential to the position (not a task list). Do not include if less than 5% of work time is spent on this duty. Be specific without giving explicit instructions on how to perform the task. Do not include duties that are to be performed in the future. Duties should be action oriented and avoid vague or general statements.

% of Time

(annually)

Patient Care

·         Partners with the RN and other healthcare team members to achieve patient care outcomes and goals of care, as identified in the plan of care.

·         Obtains records and/or accurately enters data into the EMR, as identified in the PCT Scope of Practice. Competency validation and documentation of skill performance is required.

·         Performs specific tasks as directed by the RN and other healthcare team members, following competency validation.

·         May assist with responsibilities of the Unit Secretary, per department expectations and appropriate competency validation.

·         Assist patients with activities of daily living.

·         May assist in transporting medications that are not controlled substances from pharmacy delivery devices to medication storage areas on patient care unit, as well as transporting medications from patient care unit to pharmacy.

·         Demonstrates an awareness of patient and personal safety.

·         Incorporates St. Luke’s Comfort/C.A.R.E. Professional Practice Model in their daily care. 

 

 60%

Effective Communication

·         Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills with patients, families, healthcare team members and other customers. Verbal communication is clear and precise. Written communication is legible, if handwritten, and done in a timely manner using approved abbreviations.

·         Verbally presents factual, concise, and timely information and/or patient care data to the RN, the healthcare team, patients and/or family members in a professional manner.

·         Real-time EMR documentation is done in accordance with hospital and unit policies.

·         Hand-offs will be done with attention to detail and with safety as a high priority. Hand-offs are utilized to communicate patient treatment and assessment information, patient education needs, goals of care and other quality care measures at each change of caregiver or setting of care.

·         Collaborates with healthcare team to provide patient care.

o    Consults with RN and/or other healthcare team members, as appropriate.

o    Obtains instruction and supervision, as necessary, when implementing new or unfamiliar tasks or duties.

o    Complies with established department routines, policies and procedures.

 

40%

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Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

·         Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.

·         Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.

·         Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.

·         Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.

·         Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.

·         Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff. Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.

 

10%

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

Demonstration of UPH Values and Standards of Behaviors

Consistently demonstrates UnityPoint Health’s values in the performance of job duties and responsibilities

Foster Unity:

·         Leverage the skills and abilities of each person to enable great teams.

·         Collaborate across departments, facilities, business units and regions.

·         Seek to understand and are op

Qualifications

 

 

Minimum Requirements

Preferred or Specialized

Education:

 

High school graduate / GED

 

Experience:

 

 

 

Minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical setting

License(s)/Certification(s):

 

 

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, must be obtained within three (3) months date of hire.

Certified Nursing Assistant Certification

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

 

 

 

Fast learner

Familiar with department equipment, including thermometer, accudata, cardiac monitor and oxygen tubing

Other:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Job ID: 78063

Posted 4 days ago

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