The Unit Tech role is a Nursing Assistant position. In addition to the detailed responsibilities and duties listed below it is the expectation of all unit technicians to proactively and positively provide assistance with direct patient care through order entry, communication, and delegation to both internal and external customers. In addition, unit technicians are to always represent the needs of Christus Trinity Mother Frances to the highest level of quality, safety, and service when interacting with patient care.
Summarized below are the purposes and the main elements of this position:
Provide direct patient care through compassion, excellence and efficiency.
Collaborate with other disciplines to achieve overall healthcare goals.
Responsible to follow the plan of care as directed by the nursing staff to assist with patient processes and outcomes.
Communicate patient information to the appropriate healthcare team members.
Represent Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics to the highest level of Quality, Safety, and Service in patient interactions.
Be the â€˜front-lineâ€™ for patient care; be in the patientâ€™s room more than any other staff; be the â€˜first/bestâ€™ representative of TMFHC.
Job duties include tasks that an RN is able to â€˜delegateâ€™ according to the Nursing Practice Act.
Current Certified Nurse Assistant preferred at hire
Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred at hire
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.