DUTIES: The Department of Radiology is seeking a full-time CTS EKG Associate/Nurse Tech to work an evening shift of 4PM to 12AM. Responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to the following: - Assist RN in all aspects of patient care and perform 12 lead EKG'S. Place patient on cardiac monitor, monitor and record vital signs. Perform glucose testing and routinely check and stock emergency equipment and supplies. - Attending to patients "daily living, personal hygiene and simple human needs; housekeeping and cleaning related to patient care and transporting patients and supplies in order to maintain an atmosphere conducive to treatment and comfortable to patients. - Provide assistance to patients waiting for radiology studies. - Assist in patient transportation to and from departments, and transfers onto and off exam tables. - Answer telephones, and assist the radiology technologist in patient triage. - Receives patients' valuables and other belongings and conveys them to safe storage, keeping appropriate records. - Escorts patients to and from facilities where special treatments are administered. - As directed by professional staff, moves, positions, lifts and transports patients using variety of lifts and other aids in order to make patients more comfortable, to prepare patients for treatment and to deliver them to appropriate treatment are. - Bring bedpans and urinals to disabled patients. - Communicate with patients, listens to their complaints and responds by encouraging them to cooperate and participate in treatment activities in order to help patients achieve altitudes conducive to treatment and rehabilitation. - Perform a variety of housekeeping and cleaning duties in order to assure that the clinical area is clean, sanitary, orderly and properly supplied. - Inventory supplies to determine the need for ordering new supplies. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: - Must have a current/valid NYS, Nurse Technician, EKG certified, CNA certification, High school or GED diploma required. - One-year nurse technician experience in LTC facility or hospital setting required. - The ability to lift, move and position patients. Additional Info: *Please include the five digit line number and job title in the subject line and body of your email submission. *This is a 4PM to 12AM shift, M-F.Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 55800
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.