LOCATION : Alamance Regional Medical Center, Burlington
JOB DETAILS :
FTE: 0.001 (Relief)
Schedule: Rotating days, as needed
On Call: No
JOB SUMMARY :
To provide overall job description and duties for the Transitional Nurse Technician (TNT) program aimed at increasing job opportunity awareness and exposure to Registered Nurse positions at Cone Health System for Nursing Programs.
The TNT program provides the following:
1. Patient care under the supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse (RN)
2. Observational opportunities working directly with the RN
3. Opportunities for acclimation and socialization to assigned nursing departments
4. Didactical opportunities during the TNT program as defined by the Department Director
5. Prepare the TNT for a smooth transition to the role of the RN within the assigned nursing department with successful completion of the TNT program
The TNT will work with assigned RN preceptor(s). Provides patient care under the direction of the RN and in accordance with guidelines set by the NC Division of Facility Services (NTI).
Required: Rising senior actively enrolled and in an approved school of Nursing. Completion of a Nursing Assistant I and II training program.
Required: The TNT program will be a competitive entry program. Selection guidelines developed with input from Talent Acquisition, Educational Leaders and Departmental and Executive Nursing leadership.
Currently listed and in good standing, as a Nurse Aide I with the Division of Health Service Regulation.
MAJOR WORK ACTIVITIES :
Demonstrates personal accountability. Completes assigned tasks in a timely manner and keeps appropriate persons informed of problems. Completes work in manner to enhance patient satisfaction. Demonstrates basic and advanced department competencies. Attends required meetings as determined by Department Director. Demonstrates appropriate use of universal precautions and personal protective equipment. Demonstrates adherence to established dress code. Completes mandatory requirements: Completes mandatory education: CPR, Fire/Safety, Blood Borne Pathogens, Safe Medical Devices, TB, Utilities Management Failure, Health and Safety Plan, Falls Prevention and Department-specific. Obtains TB testing per schedule. Maintains current license or listing. 5 %
Performs direct patient care appropriate to patient condition, needs and/or age. Provides assistance with activities of daily living. Performs assigned patient care. Demonstrates proficiency in appropriate competencies. 15 %
Working with the Registered Nurse the TNT will demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills working with patients, families and members of the team. Promotes a positive work environment. Working with the assigned RN the TNT will: Communicates with other hospital departments to initiate/follow up on orders as appropriate. Participates in admission/transfer/discharge process. Relays information/messages to the assigned RN and appropriate person(s) in a timely manner. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of manual and automated communication systems. Reports patient status changes, patient/family concerns or unsafe conditions to the RN. Directs questions and problems to assigned RN or team member recognizing the need to seek assistance when necessary. Provides input for the plan of care. Documents pertinent information on patient record, per NT standards. Provides emotional support to patients and significant others as needed. Participates in RN report. 80 %
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT :
* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual HLCs (Healthstream, formerly CBL)-Safety at Work and CorporateCompliance
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)
ABOUT CONE HEALTH :
Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patientsaccess to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments oflife through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatmentsand technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offeremployees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continuedgrowth from their first day on. Extraordinary patient care is about being"high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patientcare are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that isdemonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud tobe the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NCarea community. Additionally, as one of the region's largest and mostcomprehensive health networks, Cone Health has more than 100 locations,including six hospitals, three ambulatory care centers, three outpatientsurgery centers, four urgent care centers, a retirement community, and morethan 100 physician practice sites. Our tagline - "The Network for ExceptionalCare" - highlights our commitment to excellence, which is shared by our morethan 11,000 employees, 1,300 physicians and 1,200 volunteers.
Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance withour online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition teamat 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation.