VHC Health

ID 2022-9524
Category Nursing Support
Job Locations
US-VA-ARLINGTON
Position Type
PRN (as needed)
Shift
Varies
Department : Name
NURSING STAFF DEVELOPMENT

Overview

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Clinical Technician, Inpatient Wound Care, PRN

 

 

The Clinical Technician works under the direct supervision of a licensed registered nurse and is an active member of our dynamic health care team. The Clinical Technician performs a variety of routine duties including direct patient care, observing and reporting changes in the status of patients, providing a clean and safe environment, transporting patients, reinforcing education, and other related duties. Additional duties require front desk and administrative tasks while acting in the role of Unit Secretary. The Clinical Technician maintains competencies and seeks opportunities to develop professionally. Our team is looking for an empathetic and highly-motivated individual with a passion for caring for families. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks, communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others. 

 

Join our team and unlock your potential!

 

VHC Health is a 453-bed not-for-profit nationally recognized Hospital and teaching facility that has been delivering high quality care to the Washington, DC metropolitan area for over 75 years. VHC health is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network (a national network of independent healthcare organizations), a designated Level II Trauma Center and a recognized Magnet Facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. We are proud to announce that the Leapfrog Group has awarded the hospital with an 'A' grade in Hospital Safety for the 19th year in a row, achieved an Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for the 10th year in a row and has ranked Number 2 in “Best Hospitals” in the Washington, DC area by U.S. News and World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. At VHC Health, we are always striving to provide continued excellence and growth for our employees as well as top notch care for our patients.

Qualifications

  • Experience: CNA, Medical Assistant or Patient Care Tech, Med Surg Clinical Rotations (Nursing School) experience required.
  • Education: High School graduate or US equivalent required.
  • Certification: BLS from the American Heart Association required.

Responsibilities

  • Assists patients with personal care as needed for optimal recovery during hospitalization
  • Assists patients with ambulation and toileting when needed
  • Collects, documents and reports patient vital signs
  • Provides nursing support as delegated by and RN that is in accordance with policy and procedure to promote patient health and wellness
  • Reinforces education from the RN regarding self-care and newborn safety
  • Assists in care of the newborn and/or pediatric patient under the supervision of the RN
  • Assists in maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for the patient and/or their family members
  • Maintains clean and dry linens for patients
  • Performs room set-up
  • Maintains and cleans equipment and supplies as directed
  • Performs administrative support functions including answering phones and call bells, creating and maintaining patient charts, entering billing charges and checking in visitors
  • Maintains necessary skills and competencies

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