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Tufts Medical Center

Student Nurse / CCT (per diem) - Adult Complex Medical Unit (North 7)

Job Location

Boston, MA, United States

Job Description

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Job Description

The Student Nurse/Clinical Care Technician works under the supervision of the professional nurse and collaborates to meet the needs of the patient within the scope of the role.  The clinical care technician assists in direct patient care, provides environmental support and facilitates patient safety on designated unit and other units as needed. The clinical care technician has successfully completed and maintains competencies in role specific skills. The clinical care technician provides an environment supportive of the patient and family centered model of care.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Clinical Skills Assists the professional registered nurse in the functional care of patients, ensuring efficient and patient centered care appropriate to the developmental age of the patient population. Performs delegated tasks and communicates all findings/concerns to the professional nurse.

  • Provides, or assists patients with activities of daily living in a safe, efficient and respectful manner
  • Greets patients, families, visitors and other staff utilizing the principles of Tufts Medical Center service standards
  • Collects, records, and communicates the patient’s clinical data to the assigned nurse in a timely manner
  • Prepares room for admission/transfer/discharge, assuring standardize equipment is ready for use
  • Transports or accompanies patients as necessary to other areas of the hospital in an efficient, safe, and respectful manner
  • Provides comfort measures such as positioning, changing linen, back rubs, etc. to patients in an efficient, safe, and respectful manner
  • Maintains patient and family confidentially at all times
  • Promotes patient activity by assisting with mobility and range of motion exercises as assigned
  • Sets up for procedures as requested by nursing/medical staff
  • Cleans and discards used equipment and supplies following procedures
  • Collects specimens and performs specimen testing, while maintaining Standard Precautions; prepares specimens for the lab
  • Responsible for care of biomedical equipment, checking par levels and working order for BP cuffs, EKG cables, leads, oximeter cables, etc. Sends malfunctioning equipment to Medical Engineering per established procedure
  • Cleans wounds and applies DSD after wound is assessed by nurse
  • Performs 12 lead EKG
  • Connects monitoring equipment to patient under the direction of the nurse
  • Cares for patient belongings. Completes belongings list
  • Primes intravenous tubing with solution containing no medication
  • Responds to patient and family requests promptly, seeking nurse’s supervision as needed
  • Assists with patient care procedures as directed by the nurse, using proper body mechanics and ensuring patient dignity
  • Performs and documents patient’s admission, transfer, and discharge tasks as requested by the nurse
  • Acts as a sitter as requested by the nurse, adhering to the sitter guidelines, to ensure patient safety at all times
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients being cared for
  • Answers call lights and seeks appropriate personnel/action
  • Performs hourly rounding per established guidelines
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed
  • Promotes quality, safety, regulatory and patient and family satisfaction

Job Requirements

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Current enrollment in accredited nursing program required

  • Completion of one clinical rotation preferred

  • Current BLS Certification Required


Experience

  • Completion of 1 clinical rotation preferred (i.e., fundamentals, med/surg, etc.)


Additional Information

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
  • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfer patients and equipment
  • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
  • Frequent exposure to hazardous chemicals, sick patients, bodily substances, noise and possible exposure to radiation, lasers, electric shock, etc.
  • Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases and other transmissible infections
  • Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances
  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
  • Subjected to irregular hours
  • May have contact with hazardous materials

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, due to business necessity.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES STATEMENT:

Must be able to perform all essential functions of this position with reasonable accommodation if disabled.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Tufts Medical Center reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, to reflect process improvements and business necessity.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Experience required: Not Applicable


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Tufts Medical Center
Website https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/

Posted

July 9, 2021
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