Presbyterian Healthcare Services

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NURSING TECH II - MEDICAL/SURGICAL DEPT.

at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 11/15/2018
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 16406
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

About Us

Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of eight hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state’s largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

 

Presbyterian’s story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

 

We are part of New Mexico’s history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

 

Job Description 

Type of Opportunity: Per Required Need

FTE: 0.001000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Location: Lincoln County Medical Center

Check out the Ruidoso area

 

Education:
Essential:
* High School Diploma or GED

 

 

Credentials:

 

Other information:
High school or equivalent plus specialized, short-term training in medical / surgical patient care or the delivery of special care. One to three years experience preferred. Receives on-the-job training and competency verification to perform primary functions. Completion of a PHS Non-Licensed Assistive Personnel course or similar training required prior to entering classification. Formal medical technician or military training preferred.

 

Competencies and skills:
Nonessential:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Caring Practices: Incorporates nursing activities that create a compassionate, supportive and therapeutic environment for patients and staff with the aim of promoting comfort and healing and preventing unnecessary suffering. Critical Elements of Caring Practices Performance *Applies The Promise and incorporates into care interactions. *Applies Exceptional Patient Experience principles and incorporates into care interactions *Applies respect and timely response in interactions with patient, family, health care team members *Interacts with patient and family providing compassionate, non-judging, empathetic care
* Patient Advocacy: Works on behalf of the patient/family representing their concerns and helps resolve ethical and clinical issues that impact the patient situation. Critical Elements of Patient Advocacy Performance *Maintains patient confidentiality/personal/medical information *Identifies ethical and clinical issues *Acts with integrated healthcare team using appropriate resources to resolve ethical/clinical issues *Advocates for patient needs, values, and goals *Compliance with JC Rights and responsibilities of the Individual elements
* Clinical Inquiry: Uses high standards and evidence-based practices along with questioning, research and evaluation skills to provide informed and/or change practice Critical Elements of Clinical Inquiry Performance *Supports process/quality improvement initiatives and incorporation into practice *Follows and is informed on Department outcome measures *Actively participates in changes in practice/roll outs *Seeks advice and consultation on care from colleagues and interdisciplinary team
* Collaboration: Involves multidisciplinary team as well as patient/family to promote optimal and realistic goals and outcomes Critical Elements of Collaboration Performance *Provides and coordinates independent, interdependent, and dependent care interventions with interdisciplinary care team *Selects appropriate Screenings from HED to facilitate interdisciplinary care when needed *Appropriately delegates care, monitoring delegated team members care and responds as appropriate with the goal of optimizing care *Interactions with care team in respectful, professional manner
* Facilitation of Learning: Fosters patient/family learning to promote self-care using both formal and informal processes as applicable and at an appropriate level of understanding. Critical Elements of Facilitation of Learning Performance *Self: Completes all required learning modules, programs in specified time *Self: Uses available resources within system to enhance own continuous learning *Self: sets and achieves learning and performance goals yearly *Self: Consults, teaches, supports continuous learning with colleagues *Self: Actively seeks learning/mentorship *Patient: Assess patient's learning >* System Thinking: Manages environmental and system resources across the healthcare system and community to meet patient/family needs or provision of quality care. Critical Elements of Systems Thinking Performance *Utilizes internal and PHS resources to provide evidence-based care including policy, protocols, procedures, approved specialty resources *Incorporates all patient safety technology, tools, protocols, communications, and initiatives to optimize a safe patient environment *Deploy in the clinical environment processes to enhance care efficiency, cost containment *Plan, maneuver, and deliver services/technology that are available within the system to meet the care needs of the patient *Negotiates within the system to achieve the care needs of the patient
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication

 

Summary:
Performs specific patient care procedures (such as, phlebotomy, wound care, gastric and urethral tube insertion and bedside testing) under the direction of a licensed Nurse and / or performs specific support-procedures for the operation of a Nursing or Clinical Department. Operates patient monitoring systems.

 

 

 

Benefits

Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

  • Competitive salaries<\>

  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance<\>

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)<\>

  • Free wellness programs<\>

  • Paid time off (PTO)<\>

  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions<\>

  • Continuing education and career development opportunities<\>

  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs<\><\>

     

    About New Mexico

    New Mexico’s unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich life>Santa Fe’s artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

     

    Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation’s best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

     

    New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active life> 

    AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

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