After evaluation of competency, the Nurse Tech is allowed to perform all duties of an Emergency Medical Technician/ Certified Nursing Assistant as well as other technical skills which have been learned in a nursing education program and for which competency has been previously demonstrated under the supervision of a faculty member. Exceptions include but are not limited to the following: The Nurse Technician may not administer medication, perform assessments, act in a supervisory position, take verbal orders from the physician or other health care provider, or develop the plan of care. A Registered Nurse is directly responsible at all times for the Nurse Technician, who is functioning as an EMT licensed person with a defined job description. The RN must be physically present in the institution, not, however, providing direct supervision for every activity.
Required current enrollment in and successful completion of the first semester of an accredited Nursing Program or current Oklahoma CNA licensure in Long Term Care and current enrollment in an accredited Nursing Program.
To remain at the status of a Nurse Tech, the employee must successfully pass and complete each semester including clinical and theory classes they are enrolled in.
Must successfully complete the pre-employment assessment.
Must demonstrate each task before performing independently.
Basic computer skills required.
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