Job: Patient Care Tech - Neurology-Neurosurgery
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Responsible for direct patient care services on a specific unit under the supervision of an RN or Case Manager. Provides personal care and assists with the implementation of selected portions of a care plan including respiratory services, rehabilitation services, and phlebotomy under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse. Nurse Technician:
Completion of student Med/Surg clinical rotation. Maintains professional growth and development through a minimum of 12 hours annual in-services. BSN students - eligible the summer before their last two or three semesters in nursing school, depending on the graduation date. ADN students - eligible the 3rd semester or between 3rd and 4th semester depending on the program. Performs expanded nursing procedures specified in skills list.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Six (6) months of patient care experience, preferably in an acute care setting; or no experience if completed one semester of clinicals in an accredited A.D.N. nursing program or completed two semesters of clinicals in an accredited BSN nursing program. For the Emergency Department only they can have EMT experience.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION:
Must hold and maintain a current CNA certification from the AZ State Board of Nursing and current Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and MUST complete within six (6) months of hire the TMC PCT training, unless if completed one semester of clinicals in an accredited A.D.N. nursing program or completed two semesters of clinicals in an accredited BSN nursing program. If the nursing program is not completed, then must get and maintain a CNA certification from the AZ State Board of Nursing. For the Emergency Department only EMT certification will be accepted in lieu of a current CNA certification. For Hospice and Pediatrics areas, valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card within 6 months of hire.
Because it is important for healthcare providers to promote a healthy environment and lifestyle, Tucson Medical Center has implemented a tobacco-free hiring policy. Effective October 1, 2010, TMC will no longer hire applicants who are users of tobacco products. By submitting an application with Tucson Medical Center you agree to commit to being tobacco-free.
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