Nurse technicians provide important patient care within the Nursing Department. Under the direction of the registered nurse assigned to each patient, this non-licensed team member assists with patient care and other department activities as outlined in this job description, and communicates effectively with the RN responsible for each patient. Work performed by each Nurse Technician must support the mission, vision, and values of Mary Free Bed.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Staff will provide patient care, treatment, and services within the scope of their license, certification or registration and as required by law and regulation.
Patient Care -
Employee training and competency assessments
Essential Job Qualifications
Licensure Requirements: None
Education: High school graduate or equivalent GED required. Certified Nursing Assistant preferred.
Current American Heart Association BLS Course for HealthCare Providers
Physical Demands/Work Environment: The work environment described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while working as a nurse technician at Mary Free Bed. The ability to perform these tasks are required in order to provide the necessary patient care required by MFB patients:
Experience: None required. Previous experience as a nurse technician or nursing assistant is preferred. Understanding of medical technology and rehabilitation care is preferred.
Physical Requirements for Essential Job Qualification
(Less than 1/3)
Frequently (1/3 to 2/3)
Majority (More than 2/3)
Remain in a stationary position
Traverse or move around work location
Operate or use department specific equipment
Ascend/Descend equipment or ladder
Position self to accomplish the Essential Functions of the role
Receive and communicate information and ideas for understanding
Transport, position, and/or exert force
Up to 10 pounds
Up to 25 pounds
Up to 50 pounds
Up to 75 pounds
More than 100 pounds
Other weight: Up to pounds
Due to possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens and hazardous materials, must be able to understand and follow department policies related to employee safety.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification. If you require a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of this position, you must request accommodation in writing, within 182 days after you know or should know of the need for accommodation.
Embrace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, by:
Treating everyone with dignity and respect
Opening more doors to opportunities for underrepresented cultures
Growing talent and people
Evaluating and eliminating disparities
Taking action against injustices, bias and racism
Honoring our differences and how to collaborate
Educating staff, patients and the communities we care for
Restoring Hope and Freedom, together
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.