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Nurse Tech – AdventHealth – All Locations in Orlando, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    6/8/2019
  • Job ID:
    279254
  • Job Family
    Patient Care Support
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    Variable
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Florida

Job Description



Nurse Tech – AdventHealth – All Locations

AdventHealth seeks to hire a Nurse Tech who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Established in 1908, AdventHealth is one of the largest not-for-profit healthcare systems in the country, caring for more than a million patients each year. The 2,675-bed acute-care medical facility, comprised of nine hospitals, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the country for over 10 years. It serves as a community hospital for Greater Orlando and as a major tertiary referral hospital for Central Florida and much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America. AdventHealth Nurse Tech may be offered at the following locations (availability fluctuates for each class based on campus needs): AdventHealth Altamonte, AdventHealth Apopka, AdventHealth Celebration Health, AdventHealth Children's, AdventHealth East Orlando, AdventHealth for Women (Orlando), AdventHealth Orlando, AdventHealth Kissimmee, Winter Park Memorial Hospital Our nurse tech positions are offered on the following units (availability fluctuates for each class based on campus needs): Adult Medical/Surgical Specialty, Adult Critical Care, Float Pool, Pediatrics AdventHealth’s Nurse Tech positions are designed to teach and support students that are currently in nursing school. Candidates who receive job offers are hired as per-diem, part-time or full-time nurse technicians.



Job Summary:

The Nurse Technician is one who assists the nursing staff in the delivery of patient care by performing specific tasks under the direction of an RN to identified age specific groups. Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Successfully completed first semester of an ASN or BSN professional nursing program
  • Proof of continued enrollment in an ASN or BSN professional nursing program, with no break in enrollment to exceed 1 year OR,
  • Successful graduation from an ASN or BSN professional nursing program
  • If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing - approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of AdventHealth non-waived Point of Care training


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Up to 1 year after graduation, may use the title Nurse Technician after successful graduation from an ASN or BSN professional nursing program until:
  • ATT (Authorization to Test) is received and/or
  • Failed NCLEX twice
  • The employee may remain as a Nurse Tech only the above length of time and only if a position is available and the employee has satisfactory evaluations.


Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

  • Assists in the delivery of patient care as a team member by performing patient care tasks under the direction of a registered nurse.
  • Performs properly and legibly documents and reports all procedures in accordance with department policy.
  • Participates in obtaining a nursing history. Evaluates for age-appropriate behavior, motor skills and physiological norms of the patient. Collaborate with RN as needed to assist in meeting patient’s needs based on evaluations. Reports abnormalities to RN.
  • Performs treatments according to policy and procedure. Provides patient care appropriate to age, mobility, acuity and culture. Functions appropriately in clinical emergencies.
  • Participates in practice changes as a result of performance improvement activities. Demonstrates accurate documentation and monitoring of activities as needed. Supports quality standards and initiatives set by the department.
  • Follows CDC isolation guidelines, demonstrates appropriate use of PPE, performs handwashing according to policy and enforces safety regulations.
  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034.
  • Assists in identifying needs and developing/modifying plan of care. In Surgical Services: selects supplies and equipment according to Doctor Preference Cards (DPC) and needs of patient based on Pre-operative assessment.
  • Evaluates patients’ developmental level, identifies increased physical/emotional dependency needs and evaluates availability of support system consistent with the age of the patient served.
  • Identifies the need for patient teaching and utilizes each opportunity for teaching on a planned or spontaneous basis.
  • Surgical Services only: Efficient and organized in skills to assist team with safe and appropriate operating room turnover times. Provides assistance and support as needed to members of the surgical team.
  • Surgical Services only: Performs in the role of surgical scrub for basic, low risk surgical procedures by anticipating the needs of the surgeon and keeping the circulating nurse informed of any needs throughout a procedure. Ensure that all supplies, equipment, and medications are assembled prior to the procedure.
  • Exhibits desire to learn and upgrade skills. Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit.

If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Nurse Tech opportunity with AdventHealth and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Nurse Tech, AdventHealth, All Locations



Position Location:  All Hospitals
Job:  Patient Care Support
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  Variable
Job Level:  Entry Level
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Apr 8, 2019, 6:14:58 PM

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