RN / Nurse Manager / Kansas / Any / Nurse Extern - Orthopedic Spine Center Job
Posted on: February 16, 2020
Description SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
Shift: Mixed (rotating weekends)
One of the most experienced and comprehensive medical centers in
Kansas! Wesley is the hospital of choice for thousands of people in
Kansas and northern Oklahoma. Their preference for Wesley extends
well beyond the high quality medical services Wesley offers. It
also includes the spirit of intensive caring that inspires and
guides everyone who works at Wesley Medical Center. Wesley Medical
Center is an acute care center licensed for 760 beds and 102
bassinets. As a leader in overall recommend care, Wesley treats
more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000
babies - more than any hospital in a 13 state region! Wesley
Healthcare owns and operates Wesley Medical Center, Wesley Woodlawn
Hospital & ER, Wesley Childrens Hospital, Wesley West ER, Wesley
Derby ER and multiple WesleyCare clinics.
NOTE: In order to be considered for a Nurse Tech position,
candidates must be enrolled in an Accredited School of Nursing and
have completed or ready to complete the first semester of
clinicals. Position Description:
The Nurse Technician assists in the provision of individualized
nursing care based on the developmental levels of the patient under
the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with the
standards of nursing care and practice as defined by the medical
center and the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. The Nurse Technician
utilizes a patient/family-centered approach in delivering care to
assigned patients and works to continually improve services and
- Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of
population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult
and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect
to cultural differences and spiritual needs.
- Facilitates and assists the registered nurse (RN) in the
delivery of patient care reporting any changes in the patient's
condition to the RN
- Observes, monitors, documents, and reports changes in patient
- Sets up patient room/bedside for admission
- Attaches the patient to appropriate monitoring devices - Pulse
Oximetry, cardiac monitor
- Answers phones, inputs orders, and performs clerical functions,
- Assists and performs patient's daily care such as bathing, oral
care, ambulation, bed making, nutritional needs, etc.
- Communicates in a therapeutically and developmentally
appropriate manner with patients and families
- Restocks unit supplies to maintain efficiency in the delivery
- Has knowledge of and performs skills as outlined by the Nurse
Tech I competencies
- Recognizes when and how to escalate patient concerns up the
chain of command
Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Healthcare provider.
Education: Must be currently enrolled in an approved school of
nursing; successful completion of at least one full semester of
clinical nursing that includes nursing fundamentals.
Experience: Must have experience in nursing fundamentals including
starting and discontinuing IVs, insertion and removal of Foley
Catheter, and wound care. Proof of competencies required from
school of nursing.
Degree of supervision required: Involves general guidance and
direction by the Patient Care Director, Nurse Manager and Unit
Charge Nurse. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties
under the direction of a registered nurse and in accordance with
established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
While the tools are ever changing and our ability to care for
patients is always advancing, one things remains constant - putting
our patients first, with quality, respect, safety and teamwork. If
you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and
personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all
applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of
our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
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