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Beth Israel Lahey Health Nursing Tech (24hr, Evening) in Needham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Evening (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

BID Needham will pay a $3,000 bonus (in two payments over 12 months) to hired candidates for this position. Candidates will receive $1,500 on the pay date following 30 days of hire; and, another $1,500 on the pay date following 12 month of service in the role.

Important Details:

· Employees applying internally from within BID Needham or another BILH entity are not eligible for this signing bonus program.

· Re-hires may receive signing bonuses if they terminated their employment with BID Needham more than a year before new hire date. This includes students, volunteers and interns who have worked (paid or unpaid) at BID Needham.

· New employees must be in good standing at the bonus payout dates to receive payout.

· Bonus eligible jobs are subject to change based on the hospital's hiring needs and will be determined by Human Resources on an ongoing basis. HR reserves the right to change the bonus eligible jobs at any time. Additionally, all payouts are subject to standard state and federal tax withholdings and are processed through payroll.

The nursing technician assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. The nursing technician functions under the direction and supervision of the RN. Under the supervision of the Clinical Director/Nurse Manager or delegate, the nursing technician assists in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing Unit. This position deals with a patient population ranging in age from adolescence to geriatrics with surgical/medical clinical focus.

Job Description:

Essential Responsibiliti es:

Consistently demonstrates a familiarity with the duties required of a nursing technician and performs all duties accurately in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; readily observes or assists others to obtain further knowledge

Consistently demonstrates competence in performing care, treatment and procedures as outlined in the Nursing technicians Clinical Skills List.

Always follows the Nursing Care Plan; observes established policies and procedures for proper patient treatment and care

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma/GED; or C.N.A. certification; or equivalent related work experience required.

  • Nursing Assistant Certification, prior LTAC or med/surg experience, or nursing clinical rotation, preferred.

  • MOAB training preferred

  • CPR Certification and First Aid training preferred, or must complete within 30 days of hire

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others.

  • Experience with the use of computers preferred or familiarization with keyboard and typing skills preferred

  • Familiarization with medical terminology

POPULATION SPECIFIC CARE COMPETENCIES: Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the population of patients regularly served; seeks assistance from resources if other population groups need care.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

In-patient nursing floor setting

PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIRED;

Physical ability to meet the core job responsibilities in accordance with med/surg nursing floor demands for patient populations regularly served. Must be able to reposition patients and transfer patients weighing up to 300 pounds (with assistance). Staff under age 18 are restricted from doing mechanical lifts.

SAFETY: Completes Hospital and Departmental orientation; then annually completes Employee Comprehensive Education, Sexual Harassment, Compliance, and other required trainings and competencies as assigned from time-to-time, and within established timelines for completion. Wears appropriate no skid shoes.

Competencies:

Written Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in written English with internal and external customers.

Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.

Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate basic knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use them in routine situations. Specialized knowledge not required.

Team Work: Ability to interact respectfully with other employees, professional staff and/or external contacts to offer ideas, identify issues, obtain information or deliver services.

Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service to patients, visitors, staff and external customers in a professional, service-oriented, respectful manner using skills in active listening and problem solving. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

Age based Competencies:

Employees in this job must be competent to provide patient care to the following age groups: Neonatal:Birth to 6 months, Youth: 6 months to 16 years, Young adult: 16-30 years, Middle Age: 30 - 60 years, Elderly: 60 -.

Physical Nature of the Job:

Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and or up to 20 pounds of force frequently. Job is physical in nature and employee needs to stand and/or move around through the majority of their shift.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more (https://www.bilh.org/newsroom/bilh-to-require-covid-19-influenza-vaccines-for-all-clinicians-staff-by-oct-31) about this requirement.

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