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Nurse Technician II - Nursing Float Pool

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Job ID: 86748
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Night
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.30
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Nurse Technician II - Nursing Float Pool for a Part Time, 0.30 FTE, Night position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $21.63 – $32.43. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

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PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center is a 253-bed, two-campus hospital providing a Level II Trauma Center and a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Discover PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center and the vibrant Bellingham community in this video! https://peacehealth.culturehq.com/story/5596

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

Details of the position

  • Provides patient care in a safe and timely manner. Works with the assigned RN/supervisor to receive assignments and resolve issues.
  • Assists in providing direct patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse within the scope of the Nurse Tech and level of skill and education.
  • Performs basic technical skills, including CPR; taking and recording vital signs; measuring and recording fluid intake/output; applying dressings; recognizing and reporting signs and symptoms of common diseases or conditions; administering treatments and medications as directed by a nurse.
  • Assists patient with personal care which may include bathing; mouth and skin care; grooming and dressing; toileting assistance; eating and hydration.
  • Provides patient with help walking, exercising, and moving in and out of bed.
  • Gathers information about patients and documents in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  • Assists in the transporting of patients, specimens, supplies and equipment and in the maintenance and stocking of supplies and equipment to assure optimal functioning of the department.

What you bring

  • Accredited School of Nursing Required: enrolled and has completed three quarters or second semester of nursing school.
  • Required: Meet the state’s requirement for Nurse Tech.
  • Required : Nurse Technician – Washington.
  • Required : Basic Life Support.

Must be enrolled in one of the following accredited nursing programs:

  • Lower Columbia Community College
  • Clark College
  • Skagit Valley Community College
  • Whatcom Community College
  • Bellingham Technical College
  • Sumner College (NT2 only)
  • Clackamas Community College
  • Portland Community College

Working conditions

Lifting

  • Patient handling no greater than 35 lbs. without the use of assistive equipment and/or devices (NIOSH).
  • Fine motor skills to be able to grasp and control medical equipment and perform precise procedures.
  • Push/Pull: Frequently up to 45 lbs. force (i.e., WOW, medical carts).
  • Perform hands on CPR at least 20 mins using 100-125 lbs. of force (National Assoc. of EMS Physicians and AHA) Frequency should be seldom or occasionally.
  • Ability to move around area with frequent sitting.
  • Bending/ stooping/ squatting/ reaching/ kneeling frequently.
  • Lifting (non-patient) up to 20 lbs. occasionally and 5 lbs. frequently.

Environmental Conditions

  • Exposure to biohazard, body fluids and airborne particles.
  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

For a full position description or for questions, please contact Vicki Greenwald: [email protected]

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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