Under close supervision of a licensed nurse, provides basic and intermediate nursing care for assigned group of patients based on competence.
General Nursing Units care for patients from age 18 years to maturity. Unit specific variation may apply.
Special Care Areas care for patients 18 years through adult with high-risk conditions.
Maternal Child Units: Labor and Delivery care includes patients who have a pregnancy related condition.
Nursery care includes care for the newborn until discharge.
Endoscopy Unit cares for patients 18 years and older.
Emergency Department provides care to patients of all ages.
Behavioral Health/Gero-Psych Unit provides care for patients 17 years and older requiring psychiatric care. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Graduate or equivalent.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 1 year's experience as a certified Nurse Aide or Patient Care Tech in acute care
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Possession of a current state or national nurse's aide certification or a certification as a phlebotomist, medical technician, patient care technician, medical assistant, EKG tech or in another related field.
REQUIRED COURSES/ COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR): BLS -Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center within 10 working days before assuming patient care.
Primary Location: Harlingen, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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