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Nurse Technician at Cleveland Clinic

Nurse Technician

Cleveland Clinic Akron, OH Full-Time
Our nurses are our backbone. And from your first day as a part of our nurse family, you'll experience a serious investment in your success. We'll help you identify the opportunities and explore the interests that matter most to you, while helping to develop a career path that's unique and fulfilling.

We are hiring Nurse Technicians to become a valuable part of our dynamic team of caregivers, working alongside RNs, physicians and other hospital staff. This position offers support to our patients and caregiver team by completing safety rounds, answering call lights, assisting with ADLs, checking and documenting vitals, drawing labs, and acting as a bedside caregiver to maintain the safety and comfort of our patients.

This role is an excellent role for nursing students in good standing who want to grow their skills with direct patient care. This role offers a 'home unit' and Nurse Manager, but also the flexibility to float to different units throughout the hospital to explore different opportunities and experiences. The ideal candidate is someone who is enthusiastic to learn or improve nursing skills and practice under the supervision of an experienced RN.

This PRN position offers flexible/self-scheduling, a minimum work requirement of 16 hours in a 4-week period, ability to work any shift or any length of shift (4, 8, or 12 hours) that works with your schedule, and competitive pay with shift differential. Other benefits include opportunities for growth beyond skill development, developing teamwork with caregivers through the hospital, having the option to learn the many specialties within the hospital, learning hospital operations, access to tons of education resources, and potential securement of RN offer as you near graduation.

If career growth, providing world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths are what matter most to you, then we encourage you to consider Cleveland Clinic. Join us, and you'll experience the difference of a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand in hand.

**Job Responsibilities:**

+ Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to RN.

+ These include but are not limited to vital signs, weights, assisting patients with personal care and activities of daily living, patient transfers/transport, pulse oximetry, point of care testing, clean dressing changes, application of external monitoring devices, and removal of urinary Foley Catheters.

+ Assists with keeping patient rooms clean & orderly.

+ Demonstrates a positive, concerned and sensitive response in the workplace.

+ Strong interpersonal skills to interact with patients and staff.

+ Ability to read, write and speak English and to follow oral and written instructions.

+ Ability to perform basic clinical mathematics.

+ Competencies in both the professional, technical and clinical knowledge domains must be demonstrated in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

+ Maintains personal growth and development through the ongoing process of formal and informal education.

+ Other duties as assigned.

+ Follows Hospital and department policies and procedures with special attention to attendance and punctuality, confidentiality, dress code and display of ID badge, and safety.

+ Completes mandatory education and training in order to maintain organization and department-specific competencies and requirements.

**Education:**

+ Must be a nursing student in good standing in an accredited nursing school program;

+ OR must be an unlicensed graduate of an accredited nursing school program.

**Certifications:**

+ Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required prior to hire.

**Complexity of Work:**

+ Maintains competencies specific to patient population served.

+ Must satisfactorily complete hospital orientation.

**Work Experience:**

+ Must meet the hospital's general requirements.

**Physical Requirements:**

+ Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.

+ Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force rarely, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.

+ Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

**Personal Protective Equipment:**

+ Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Cleveland Clinic Health System is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

Recommended Skills

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
  • Basic Life Support
  • Clinical Works
  • Confidentiality
  • English
  • Finger Dexterity
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