Nurse Tech - MedSurg - PRN in Killeen, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

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  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
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  • Travel
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Student Nurse Tech - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Assists the RN and/or LVN in minor procedures.

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN - Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

•         Provides general nursing care such as bathing, positioning patients, lifting, turning and ambulating patients.

•         Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, weight, height, blood pressure and intake-output measurements.

•         Answers patient call lights and makes rounds to assigned patients.

•         Serves and removes food trays. Distributes drinking water and other nourishment to patients that are not NPO. Collects and transports specimens to the correct departments.

•         Transports patients to and from various departments as requested.

•         Provides care which may include bed bath, oral hygiene, combing hair, shaving males, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linens, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening the room and other general care as necessary throughout the day.

•         Performs routine treatment procedures including enemas, applications of appliances for heat and cold and sitz baths.

•         Assists in preparation of units, patient rooms and beds for receiving patient admissions, returning surgical patients, transfers, emergencies or discharges.


What You Will Need:

•         High School education or its equivalent required. Must be currently enrolled in nursing education program AND level or higher and have completed the first two semesters of clinical/theory courses with passing grades.

•         Basic knowledge of computer use or willingness to learn.

•         Completes required continuing education.

•         This position requires that the employee can read, write, speak and understand the spoken English language to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our patients and visitors at the work site when responding to their medical and physical needs.


Job Summary:

This position is responsible, under the supervision of the Registered Nurse for performance of selected nurse’s tasks and patient activities. This is done with respect to the team approach.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.


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