Nursing Support Technician
Mercy Medical Center, a Magnet-designated facility, with its rich history, and visible dedication to serving the needs of the Baltimore City community offers a challenging opportunity to contribute as a member of the health care team as a Nursing Support Technician (NST) in our Flex Pool.
The NST participates as a member of the nursing team in the delivery of quality patient care. Under supervision of the RN, the NST will perform delegated patient care procedures, observe the patient's condition and report and record the information, and assist the health care team with specific treatments and other direct care activities, which may include: Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), Point of Care Testing (POCT), IV insertion, EKG lead placement, etc. This position supports the Staffing Office Flex Pool, and provides experience on various units based on need.
We offer an attractive compensation package and ongoing opportunity for clinical development. EOE
High School diploma, or GED
Successful completion of a C.N.A. or G.N.A. course and/or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing and one additional clinical course in an accredited school of nursing (RN program)
Successful completion of Nursing Support/Patient Care Technician course
Current Nursing Assistant certification (C.N.A.) through the Maryland Board of Nursing
At least one year of C.N.A. experience in an acute care facility necessary
CPR for the Health Care Provider certification (BLS)