Student Nurse Tech

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1001 Townson Avenue, 6th Floor
Fort Smith, AR 72901
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Job Description

Student Nurse Tech

Critical Illness Recovery Hospital


At Select Specialty/ Regency Hospital, a division of Select Medical, our specialty hospitals care for chronically and critically ill or post-ICU patients who require extended hospital care. We are currently seeking a Student Nurse tech to join our team.


The Student Nurse Tech provides basic patient care and may perform specific procedures as outlined by the facility under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse the Student Nurse Tech performs procedures, collects and documents demographic and patient data as follows:

  • Vital signs, height, weight, demographic data
  • Assists patient with personal and daily care: bathing (bed bath, chair at sink, tub, and shower), assists patients with oral hygiene, shaving and hair care
  • Intake and output, urinary catheter removal, finger stick blood sugars, routine urine and stool specimen collection, ostomy care, emptying drainage receptacles/tubes, bladder scan
  • Removes peripheral IV’s as directed by RN (may not remove any IV’s located in antecubital fossa or higher)
  • Delivers meals and snacks, feeds patients who are unable to feed themselves, documents oral intake including supplements
  • Turns, positions immobile patients safely, maintaining proper body alignment. Participates in mobility program
  • Answers patient call lights and performs services that add to the physical wellbeing of the patient
  • Transport of the patients to designated areas; transports patients to and from various treatment centers when necessary;


  • The position requires proof of completion of the first year/fundamentals of nursing, (or equivalent) of an accredited nursing school
  • Knowledge of basic nursing techniques and procedures, aseptic practices, and cardio-pulmonary techniques is required
  • This position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to follow the written and verbal instructions, and to maintain effective working relations with others including patients families, physicians and other hospital associates
  • BLS required

Additional Data

At Select Medical, our full-time employees enjoy intense focus on high-quality results creating a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other full-time benefits of the Registered Nurse position include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Illness Days (EID)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
  • Personal and Family Medical Leave
  • Join the network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities
  • Select Medical operates hospitals in multiple states offering attractive growth and relocation opportunities


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