Graduate Student Nurse Technician
Job Requisition: 13341
Department: Nursing - 2 North
Facility: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Hours per Week: 36.00
Location: Washington, DC
General Summary of Position:
The incumbent in this position is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care under supervision using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Graduation from an accredited baccalaureate school of nursing.
EXPERIENCE: Experience as a Nursing Assistant or Nurse Tech desired. Satisfactory references from the school of nursing attended.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: 1) Must be waiting for results of NCLEX exam (first sitting) already taken; 2) must have set amn NCLEX exam date (first sitting) within 2 months of MGUH hire/start date; OR 3) must have successfully completed the NCLEX and is awaiting D.C. nursing licensure. No Graduate Nurse Technician can be in this classification if they have already failed boards or if they do not set an NCLEX exam date within two months after hire/start. BLS required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to perform nursing technologies under supervision. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress.
Considerstion will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
PRACTICE AND QUALITY
Provides relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent, efficient, and accountable delivery of nursing care under supervision.
Demonstrates professional practice that is grounded in a culture of safety and quality under supervision.
COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION
Communicates and collaborates with interprofessional groups to ensure coordination, continuity and safe care under supervision.
Communicates verbal information and documents written and electronic information that reflects the planned and delivered care for a patient under supervision.
Supports and contributes to the unit, department and organizational goals inclusive of the mission, vision and values.
Demonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of interprofessional teams and patients.
Participates in the development and implementation of quality activities under supervision.
Participates in professional development activities.
Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care delivery under supervision.
Performs other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area.
The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.
About MedStar Health
MedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.
MedStar Health is an Equal Opportunity (EO) Employer and assures equal opportunity for all applicants and employees. We hire people to work in different locations, and we comply with the federal, state and local laws governing each of those locations.
A qualified individual with a disability will be considered for employment on the same basis as non- disabled applicants if he/she can perform the essential functions of the job sought, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without imposing a direct threat to the health or safety of others or him/herself.
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