Nursing Support Tech:
Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), the Nursing Support Technician (NST) performs patient care, respiratory functions and unit functions appropriate to the position, and in compliance with hospital policies, protocols, and procedures. The NST is expected to anticipate the needs of the patient within the scope of their practice.
The NST collects reports and documents patient data, transcribes orders and keeps the RN informed of pertinent changes in patient condition. The NST also participates in orientation of new personnel as appropriate.
Under the direction of the Nursing Leadership team, the Unit Secretary (US) performs unit functions appropriate to the position, and in compliance with hospital policies, procedures, and protocols. Functions include but are not limited to managing supplies, answering telephones and call lights, maintaining call board and assisting customers.
Nursing Support Tech Requirements:
High School diploma or equivalent.
1 year of work experience in job related position or Nurse Aide certification.
Nurse Aide certification or 1 year of related experience. BLS required.
Unit Secretary Requirements:
High School Education or G.E.D
BCLS required. Completion of a Medical Terminology Course preferred.
Requires computer skills, ability to type, good communication, time management and customer focused skills. Strong customer skills required. Ability to read, write and follow oral and written commands.
Jackson Hosptial & Clinic