White County Student Nurse Tech I in Searcy, Arkansas
Education: Enrolled in an accredited college of nursing with sufficient hours to be classified as a senior RN student. Must have current BLS certification. Job Knowledge: Ability to perform duties for direct and indirect patient care. Direct care duties include but are not limited to assisting the patient with personal hygiene needs and observing the patient's condition, including their vital signs, their feeding and elimination patterns, and assisting the nurse with patient care as delegated. Indirect duties may include general housekeeping skills, ordering and maintenance of supplies, and computer entry abilities. Description: Performs direct and indirect care duties under the guidance and direction of the RN and LPN. Responsible for implementing components of the plan of care through the initiation/completion of procedures relating to basic human, mental, spiritual, and social needs; comfort and safety measures; activities of daily living; personal care needs; nutrition and fluid needs; elimination needs; and task delegated by the primary licensed nurse. Performs skilled procedures under the supervision of the licensed nurse. Indirect patient care includes, but is not limited to cleaning occupied and unoccupied patient areas and maintaining an environment that is neat and free of hazards to the patient's well being. An understanding or and willingness to follow infection control and safety guidelines is mandatory. Supports the organization's mission, vision, and values and adheres to White County Medical Center's policies and procedures.