Employer: UI Health
Job Title: Nursing Technician
Additional Information: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/6907?c=uic
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse II (LPN), the Nursing Technician delivers patient care utilizing the Relationship-Based Care model as a framework. The Nurse Technician provides care and takes initiative to improve patient outcomes by supporting Shared Leadership, Evidence Based Practice, Relationship Based Care and standards of nursing excellence in clinical practice. Through therapeutic relationships with patients, families, self and colleagues, the Nurse Technician functions as an interdisciplinary team member who provides patient care and fulfills unit and organizational goals.
Duties & Responsibilities
Assists with patient admission, transfer or discharge as assigned and supports the patient by performing activities of daily living, safely operating patient care equipment, promoting skin integrity and safety measures.
Documents patient information in EHR (such as vital signs, nursing care provided, intake and output).
Acts as a patient / family advocate by providing comfort, assistance and information and provides feedback to RN or LPN on patient care and condition as directed.
Demonstrates a commitment to UI Health values through teamwork and effective communication in an effort to achieve quality outcomes, patient safety, customer satisfaction and a clean, safe and therapeutic environment.
Participates in organizational, departmental and shared leadership activities; supports department and unit goals in daily behavior.
Identifies recurring clinical practice and/or related unit problems and participates in problem solving and resolution.
Collaborates with other staff to identify, promote and provide positive learning experiences for staff and students.
Takes responsibility for continued professional growth/development by identification of learning needs and initiates strategies to meet such needs.
Other duties as assigned.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
- High school graduation or equivalent.
- Possession of a CNA license from an accredited institution/school/program.
- Registered and active in the
Illinois Department of Public Health – Health Care Work Registry
- Current AHA BLS/CPR and other required unit specific certifications
- Effective communication skills (oral and written) that facilitate therapeutic relationships between patients, family, and health care providers
- Intermediate computer skills with the ability to become proficient in the Electronic Health Record (EHR) with on-the-job training
- Excellent attendance, interpersonal skills and work history required.