Nurse Technician

Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Posted: 01/13/2023 Profession: Nursing Job Number: JN -012023-9437 Pay Rate: 39520.00

Job Description

Are you a certified Nurse Technician or CNA seeking a direct hire position in the mental health field? If so, myRN Staffing Solutions is assisting our client to hire compassionate and caring Nurse Techs at a Behavioral Health facility. Our client offers complete behavioral health services and is the third largest non-profit behavioral health system in the United States. It offers psychiatric urgent care, outpatient, inpatient, partial hospitalization (day programs), assessment and testing, residential, addiction treatment and more. This job is working varied shifts for 8 hours. Some weekends may be required.

Under supervision of the Registered Nurse and according to departmental policies and procedures and within the individual plan of care the Nurse Technician performs the role of physical and emotional care given to clients with mental illness and/or developmental delays primarily in the geriatric population.

Benefits and Compensation of the Nurse Technician
$36,920 - $39,520 per year based on experience
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance
401(k) match and a rich paid time off benefit.
Eligibility for Tuition Reimbursement and Education Loan Forgiveness.

Responsibilities of the Nurse Technician
Provides a safe and secure environment for patient and staff in both individual and group settings.
Collaborates with the RN and other clinical staff in day-to-day planning/development of patient programming and implementation of programs.
Responsible to frequently round and provide adequate food and/or hydration to patients and follow plan of care in working with patients with swallowing concerns by delivering specific feeding programs.
Assist patient with activities of daily living according to current level of care, and care plan as directed by RN. This may include but not limited to bathing, shaving, washing hands, styling hair, using the bathroom, incontinent care, dressing, etc.

Skills and Abilities
Ability to provide culturally inclusive care with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community setting.
Requires physical and emotional stamina to deal with physical, emotional, social, cultural and spiritual needs of patients.
Ability to work in a potentially adverse environment.
Analytical skills necessary in order to collect, analyze and interpret complex patient data, to determine importance of information collected and the ability provide this data to providers and other team members as necessary.

Requirements of the CNA
Completion of a minimum of one year post high school education in behavioral sciences or equivalent is desired.
CNA certification or one to two years of college education is preferred.
Demonstrate excellent customer service

myRN Staffing Solutions is a Nurse recruiting agency specializing in finding Nurses great jobs! Please provide your resume and two supervisory references when applying.

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