Job Description

 

Harris Health System is the public healthcare safety-net provider established in 1966 to serve the residents of Harris County, Texas. As an essential healthcare system, Harris Health champions better health for the entire community, with a focus on low-income uninsured and underinsured patients, through acute and primary care, wellness, disease management and population health services. Ben Taub Hospital (Level 1 Trauma Center) and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (Level 3 Trauma Center) anchor Harris Health’s robust network of 39 clinics, health centers, specialty locations and virtual (telemedicine) technology. Harris Health is among an elite list of health systems in the U.S. achieving Magnet® nursing excellence designation for its hospitals, the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered clinics and health centers and its strong partnership with nationally recognized physician faculty, residents and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; and the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:   
The Nurse Technician I (NT I) is accountable for supporting patient care activities, under the supervision of a registered nurse on inpatient nursing units. The NT I works closely with the charge nurse and staff nurses to assure that patient care needs are met.  The NT I performs patient care activities, as delegated, and adheres to patient safety measures. The NT I has basic knowledge of medical terminology and possesses communication, organizational, and computer skills. The NT I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

Education:  Currently enrolled in an accredited Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Nursing program, has completed the Nursing fundamentals course and one clinical rotation.

Licensure/Certification:  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.


Equipment Operated:  Nurse Call system and headwall, patient bed, head wall devices, vital sign monitoring equipment, supply-dispensing machines.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Other Skills:
Medical Terms, PC 

Work Schedule:  
Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

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