Student Nurse Technician
Category: Nursing, Pediatrics
Job Requisition: 28374
Department: Pediatrics - Clinic
Facility: MedStar Georgetown Pediatrics and Gynecology at Tenleytown
Geographic Region: Washington, DC
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Day Shift
Hours per Week: .01
Location: Washington, DC
Local Nursing Students, Join MedStar Georgetown as a Student Nurse Technician in our Pediatric Outpatient Clinic at Tenleytown!
This position is a yearlong opportunity with participation in our upcoming 2020 Summer Nurse Technician Program, a paid externship designed to enhance your academic experience as an undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Student. In addition to working as a Nurse Tech in our clinic, Nurse Technicians will participate in educational sessions; a Washington, D.C., scavenger hunt; and shadow days. This program is an exceptional opportunity for you to strengthen your nursing skills, build your confidence, and gain exposure to different nursing specialties.
This position requires full-time hours throughout the summer and per diem hours through the school year. This position is located off the main hospital campus at our outpatient clinic in Tenleytown at 4200 Wisconsin Avenue NW.
General Summary of Position:
Works under the direction of the registered nurse and is responsible for the provision of direct nursing care in accordance with the established plan of care. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures, and standards.
Consideration will be given to an appropriate combination of education/training and experience.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
EDUCATION/TRAINING: Enrollment in an accredited baccalaureate degree school of nursing.
Student Nurse Technician I (SNT I): BSN student who has completed the sophomore year and has at least one semester of clinical experience. AD student who has completed one year of the respective program that has included at least one clinical rotation and/or one semester of clinical experience.
Student Nurse Technician (SNT II): BSN student who has completed the junior year and has had additional clinical experience.
Students who have not completed any tour of clinical experience may only perform non-patient care duties, such as clerical support.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: BLS required. Any additional tasks such as venipuncture or bedside blood glucose testing require that the SNT complete the same competency verification process undergone by a Clinical Nurse.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Ability to perform nursing technologies and provide direct nursing care to patients. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to set priorities and work under stress.
The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and the nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not considered to be all-inclusive.
Utilizes the nursing process in carrying out direct patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse.
Participates in patient/family teaching as directed.
Communicates information in verbal and written reports that describe care that was planned and delivered to the patient and the patient's responses. Enters notes, as indicated, in the patient medical record. These notes must be co-signed by a registered nurse.
Participates in the nursing unit's performance improvement activities.
Maintains a safe and orderly patient/unit environment.
Contributes to the development and implementation of unit goals and objectives.
Exemplifies patient experience service standards and SPIRIT values, and actively participates in patient safety standards and tasks.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area.
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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