Requisition #: 1111
Location: Johns Hopkins Intrastaff, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing Support/Patient Care
Work Week: Temporary Full Time
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 20, 2019
Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, and taking into consideration the developmental needs of the patient, performs routine patient activities and delegated patient care procedures of a specialized and technical nature which includes observing and monitoring patient condition, identifying changes in collected patient data and notifying nurse, setting-up and maintaining specialized clinical equipment, knowledge of aseptic technique, collecting blood specimens and performing related, delegated nursing procedures.
Knowledgeable of operating parameters of patient care equipment.
Reads and interprets equipment readings in conjunction with patient information.
Reads and interprets medical record and physician orders.
Identifies signs indicative of impending changes in patient care situation and notifies
Participates in identifying approaches or solutions.
One year of acute care (hospital) tech experience during the most recent two years in a setting relevant to the unit; volunteer work as EMT or CRT may be considered.
High School Diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of at least one college course. Allied Health discipline preferred within two years or corpsman training.
Knowledge of aseptic technique, basis wound care, patient safety, and patient transport techniques.
Knowledge of recording and reporting pertinent clinical data.
Knowledge of setting up and management of specialized patient care equipment.
Nursing Assistant certification required.
Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Johns Hopkins Medicine.