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Technical Asst II - Nursing, Med/Surg

Company: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper
Location: Manassas
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Technical Assistant II - Nursing

Job Code: NU2301

Full-time night shift tech position. Three 12-hour shifts/ week 7pm-7:30am.

ABOUT US

We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know - and making connections with - our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.

As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people's lives every day.

JOB TYPE

Classification: Nonexempt

Supervises Positions: No

JOB SUMMARY

Provides patient care services, cleans, maintains and stocks supplies and equipment and applies the principles of standard precautions and infection control in a variety of settings. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services appropriate for the population assigned. Receives assignments as delegated by the RN. The Certified Technical Assistant will be able to access data reflective of the patient's status and report the information needed to identify each patients needs relative to this information. Provides care based on established policies and procedures. The Technical Assistant performs clerical, phlebotomy, safety attendant and other duties as assigned within their scope.

Patient Care: Provides and documents assistance to patients under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.

  • Assists/provides patient care throughout the entire patient experience under the direct supervision of the physician and/or the registered nurse.
  • Assists in room turnaround, including appropriate cleaning of equipment, supplies, and environment.
  • Organizes supplies and equipment as needed. Communication: Communicates effectively and professionally with all members of the interdisciplinary team, patients, providers, and all levels of healthcare.
    • Obtains and documents vital signs as prescribed.
    • Develops and maintains positive relationships with team members.
    • Resolves conflicts independently as appropriate. Nursing Expertise: Assists with patient care while complying with Department, Hospital, and Regulatory policies and procedures.
      • Understands concepts of sterile and non-sterile techniques.
      • Adheres to safety measures. The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.

        QUALIFICATIONS

        Education: High School Diploma or GED required.

        Experience: 1 year of experience preferred. Previous healthcare experience preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.

        Licensure: Current CNA, Phlebotomy, or CMA/CCMA/RMA certification with state required.

        Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Basic computer knowledge with demonstrated administrative skills. Basic knowledge of medical terminology. Demonstrated critical thinking skills. High level of compassion, desire to help others and highly motivated.

        Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: Phlebotomy and medical terminology.

        PHYSICAL DEMANDS

        Physical Demand Code: 17A, Medical Technician/Other Techs

        Work Function/Activity: Medium to Heavy Physical Demand

        The job requires constant sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive body movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 100 lbs. occasionally. For any weight over 35 lbs. use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.

        OTHER
        • May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes
        • On call responsibilities as directed: Yes
        • Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes

Keywords: UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, Dale City , Technical Asst II - Nursing, Med/Surg, IT / Software / Systems , Manassas, Virginia

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