Student Nurse Tech - Baylor Rehab - Lakeway

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Full Time Regular
2000 Medical Drive
Lakeway, TX 78734-4200
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Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation

Lakeway, TX

Student Nurse Tech

We currently have openings for Full Time Student Nurse Tech at our Lakeway Rehabiliation Hospital.

Have you completed your first year of Nursing School and looking for a great opportunity to start gaining hands-on experience? If you answered "yes" then consider working with us!

Responsibilities

The Student Nurse Tech provides basic patient care and may perform specific procedures as outlined by the facility under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.

In this role, you will provided basic patient care and may perform specific procedures as outlined by the facility under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse. You will perform procedures and collect and document demographic and patient data.

  • Obtaining vital signs, height, weight and demographic data.
  • Assisting patients with personal and daily care, such as bathing (bed bath, chair at sink, tub and shower), oral hygiene, shaving and hair care.
  • Assisting with urinary catheter removal, finger stick blood sugars, routine urine and stool specimen collection, ostomy care, emptying drainage receptacles/tubes, bladder scan.
  • Removing peripheral IV’s as directed by RN (may not remove any IV’s located in antecubital fossa or higher).
  • Delivering meals and snacks, feeding patients who are unable to feed themselves and documenting oral intake, including supplements.
  • Turning and positioning immobile patients safely while maintaining proper body alignment; participating in mobility program.
  • Answering patient call lights and performing services that add to the physical well-being of the patient.
  • Transportation of the patients to designated areas, such as to and from various treatment centers.

Qualifications

You will demonstrate an understanding of patient needs, ensuring that each patient feels informed and understood, as well as heard. You are passionate about providing superior quality care and you are an inventive problem solver who thrives in a dynamic environment.

Minimum requirements:

-This position requires current enrollment in an accredited nursing school and must provide proof of completion of the first year/fundamentals of nursing, (or equivalent).
-Knowledge of basic nursing techniques and procedures and aseptic practices is required.
-This position requires the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to follow written and verbal instructions, and to maintain effective working relations with others including patients, families, physicians and other hospital associates.
-Possess a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification by start date.

Additional Data

Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation, a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical, carries a well-known reputation for patient care and exceptional quality outcomes. We serve all people through exemplary healthcare, education, research and community service. Since opening in 1981, our flagship inpatient rehab hospital in Dallas has received repeated recognition by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best rehab hospitals in the nation.  All of our inpatient hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission, including specialty accreditation for our stroke rehab programs. And for five consecutive years we have been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal.

With the combined expertise of our joint venture partners, Baylor Scott & White Rehabilitation has become one of the most recognized and largest rehabilitation providers in the nation. We have continuously grown in size, scope and excellence across North Texas, and in the summer of 2018 our footprint has expanded to include new partners in Central Texas. With this expansion, we have more than 2,300 talented, caring and compassionate team members working in the following environments:

  • 4 inpatient rehab hospitals (free-standing)
  • 2 inpatient rehab units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 9 acute therapy units in Baylor Scott & White Health acute hospitals
  • 87 outpatient therapy locations (and growing)
  • A home health division covering all of North Texas

Select Medical is an organization that is passionate about safety for our patients and our team members. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Division conducts post-offer employment testing (POET) for a number of job titles including, but not limited to: 

  • Rehabilitation Assistant/Nursing Assistant
  • Nurse
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
  • Environmental Services

  POETS are completed as part of the onboarding process- to be completed before an employee’s first day of work.

 

Select Medical is an equal opportunity employer committed to dealing with employees in a nondiscriminatory manner and based on job-related qualifications and abilities. The Company will recruit, hire, train, and promote all persons without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, age (40 and over), marital status, disability or history of disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification) or any other protected status.

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