Corewell Health Nursing Technician Acute Care of the Elderly Part Time Days Blodgett in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Improve health, instill humanity, and inspire hope. That’s just the beginning of the difference you can make when you join our team of Registered Nurses at Corewell Health.
The ACE unit/1D (Acute Care or the Elderly) is a 21 bed Med/Surg unit at Blodgett Hospital . Our focus is on medical patients who are over the age of 65. Nurse techs are often drawn to 1D because of their passion for our geriatric population. Since we are a Med/Surg unit, we care for patients with a vast array of diagnosis including Congestive Heart Failure, COPD, Septic Shock, Acute Kidney Injuries, Delirium and many more. Teamwork is vital within our unit and the staff work to ensure sound communication with the whole care team.
Summary of Responsibilities
Nurse Technicians act as a team member in the delivery of quality patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN). Responsibilities include taking vitals, checking blood sugars, bed bathing, ambulating, wound care, catheterization and acting as a safety attendant for patients.
Collects and reports physiological, psychological, sociocultural and spiritual needs of patients and families in coordination with and as delineated by the RN or Provider.
Ensures that required documentation is performed in an accurate and timely manner.
Provides direct patient care under the direction of the RN or Provider, consistent with clinical policies and procedures, and department standard work. Provides input in the development of an individualized plan of care. Ensures that required documentation is performed in an accurate and timely manner.
Articulates the nursing technician role to the patient, family and health team members. Provides support to facilitate safe, quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.
Cleans patient’s environment / work area / equipment and communicates any equipment malfunctions to appropriate department / unit personnel.
Demonstrates a high standard of moral and ethical behavior. Advocates for privacy, confidentiality and security of patient, staff and organization data.
Orientation and Training
It will begin with 2 days of training in a simulation center environment and 1 day of EPIC training with our Nurse Educators. These are prescheduled classes from 8 am to 4:30 pm. These in person classes will typically fall on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday week 1 of employment. Because these classes are prescheduled, you must attend all full days, and we cannot reschedule any of the required dates if you cannot attend. Attendance is compensated, as it is required for compliance. You will have 6-9 additional shifts of orientation on the unit working alongside a preceptor. These shifts will be coordinated between you and the Nurse Educator. Once complete, you would then assume your core schedule for the unit.
High School Diploma or equivalent
LIFE SUPPORT\Basic Life Support (BLS) Within 90 Days
Corewell Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
NEW On-demand pay program – powered by payactiv
Generous paid time off and holiday pay
Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
Short & Long Term Disability
Our employees receive special discounts on products and services
Inclusion Resource Groups
Corewell Blodgett Hospital
Set within a quiet, beautifully maintained property of mature trees and healing gardens, Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in East Grand Rapids, Michigan, has a history of providing high quality, compassionate and personalized medical care. Since 1846, Blodgett Hospital has earned a reputation for excellence as a community and teaching hospital. We provide patient-focused inpatient care in 248 private patient rooms and outpatient services for medical, surgical and specialty care, achieving high rates of patient satisfaction. This Magnet®-designated facility is recognized by Beckers Healthcare as one of the 68 most green hospitals in the United States. Blodgett is known for its Bariatric Surgery center, and Center for Join Replacement.
Apply now to learn more about joining a nationally known health system with an ambitious vision. We cannot do it alone. Our people are at the heart of what we do. Improve health. Inspire hope. Save lives.
SITE - Blodgett Hospital - 1840 Wealthy St SE- Grand Rapids
Acute Care Of Elderly - Blodgett
Day (United States of America)
Weekly Scheduled Hours
Hours of Work
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Variable; 6 Week Core Schedule
Every third weekend
CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS – Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only.
Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.
Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.
An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.
You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.
People are at the heart of everything we do, and the inspiration for our legacy of outstanding outcomes, innovation, strong community partnerships, philanthropy and transparency. Corewell Health is a not-for-profit health system that provides health care and coverage with an exceptional team of 60,000+ dedicated people—including more than 11,500 physicians and advanced practice providers and more than 15,000 nurses providing care and services in 22 hospitals, 300+ outpatient locations and several post-acute facilities—and Priority Health, a provider-sponsored health plan serving more than 1.2 million members. Through experience and collaboration, we are reimagining a better, more equitable model of health and wellness.