Critical Care Technician - Med Surg, Telemetry, Keleman 8

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
10216
Category
Technician or Technologist
Shift
3
Type
Part Time
Department Name
N8 S8 Medical Surgical Telemetry 1 Cooper Plaza

About Us

 

At Cooper University Health Care, our commitment to providing extraordinary health care begins with our team. Our extraordinary professionals are continuously discovering clinical innovations and enhanced access to the most up-to-date facilities, equipment, technologies and research protocols. We have a commitment to our employees by providing competitive rates and compensation, a comprehensive employee benefits programs, attractive working conditions, and the chance to build and explore a career opportunity by offering professional development. Discover why Cooper University Health Care is the employer of choice in South Jersey.

 

Overview

Kelemen 8 is a medical-surgical unit that cares for patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, illnesses and disease processes. North and South 8 have telemetry capabilities for our patients. Kelemen 8 has frequent admissions and discharges.

 

Kelemen 8 can accept a total of 77 patients. The North side houses 37 patients and 2 hallway areas, and the South side houses 36 patients and another 2 hallway areas. There are two negative pressure rooms with an anti-room.

 

There is a pharmacist present on the unit to assist the RNs with medication questions/concerns. Multidisciplinary rounds occur every Monday through Friday. Rounds involve all aspects of the healthcare team, including the patient and family.

Short Description

  • Under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN), assists with patients’ activities of daily living and plan of care.
  • Communicates with and supports healthcare team, patients and/or patient’s family or significant other(s).
  • Maintains and demonstrates high standards of professional ethics.

Experience Required

1 year or more patient care experience in a similar role.

Education Requirements

  • Completed at least one fundamental nursing course in an accredited RN Program
  • Successful completion of an unlicensed health care provider/ technician program
  • High school diploma/GED

 

License/Certification Requirements

AHA Basic Life Support certification.

Special Requirements

Must successfully complete EKG and Phlebotomy training during orientation.

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