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Practical Nurse Tech - Flex

Company: North Oaks Health System
Location: Hammond
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Status: PRN - As Needed

Shift: VARIES

Exempt: No

Summary:

Provide direct and indirect patient care within any clinical area under the supervision of a licensed nurse.

Other information:

A.Experience, Knowledge and Skill

The PNT is required to complete a checklist of skills (attached).The Unit Manager will keep this checklist.Only after the required skills are demonstrated proficiently to the Unit Manager or designee, will the PNT be able to perform these duties independently.

2.Specialized or Technical Education Required:

Completion of first two semesters in a practical nursing program. Enrolled in, and in good standing with an accredited LPN program.

3.Manual or Physical Skill Required:

Good mental health to work effectively with patients, families, physicians and other personnel.

4.Physical Effort Required:

Must have good physical health, capable of standing on feet for long periods of time, moving and lifting patients.

Strength:Medium

Push:Occasionally

Pull:Occasionally

Carry:Occasionally

Lift:Occasionally

Sit:Occasionally

Stand:Frequently

Walk:Frequently

Responsibilities:

1.Assist with nursing care of the patients.

A.Assist with the implementation of the plan of care for each patient.

B.Assist with the maintenance of quality care under the supervision and direction of the licensed nurse.

C.Responsible for the neatness and cleanliness of the unit as whole as well as individual patient rooms.

D.Is able to demonstrate competency in age specific criteria as applicable to job scope.

2.Assist in maintaining supply inventory.

A.Inspects storage areas for adequate supplies and report deficiencies.

B.Pick up, deliver and store supplies in appropriate place.

3.Participate in educational programs.

A.Attend in-service programs as provided.

B.Attend unit meetings.

4.Maintain satisfactory communications.

A.Demonstrate clear and accurate lines of communications.

B.Demonstrate listening and understanding with verbal and non-verbal responses.

C.Demonstrate accuracy in verbal communication.

D. Maintain confidentiality of patient and Hospital.

E.Extend courtesy and consideration for others in interpersonal and interdepartmental relationships.

F.Offer assistance and/or instructions to patients, physicians, families and co-workers in a courteous and attentive manner, at the direction of the licensed nurse.

5.Maintain an employment record in accordance with hospital policies.

A.Demonstrate professional manner in work setting.

B.Comply with attendance policies.

C.Adhere to acceptable dress code.

D.Follow North Oaks Health System's Compliance Program and Federal and State

Regulatory guidelines.

6.Demonstrate knowledge of Hospital safety.

A.Knowledge of all Hospital safety codes and performs duties during both drills and actual emergencies.

B.Report unsafe conditions and incidents to charge nurse and/or unit manager.

7.Perform other duties as required and upon completion of skills check offs.

Keywords: North Oaks Health System, New Orleans , Practical Nurse Tech - Flex, Other , Hammond, Louisiana

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