Top Nurse Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Nurse Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Nurse Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 20.8% of Nurse Technician resumes contained Vital Signs as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Nurse Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Nurse Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Vital Signs

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Here's how Vital Signs is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provided basic patient care monitoring including obtaining and documenting vital signs.
  • Monitored patient vital signs routinely.
  • Assisted patients with AM care, taking vital signs, blood glucose, preparing them for procedures, and obtaining specimens.
  • Provided care to patients by taking vital signs, activities of daily living, and kept patient comfortable during hospital stay.
  • Assisted registered nurse with triage vital signs and reassessments, report change in patient status, preform basic skills under supervision.
  • Bathe, groom, dress patients to prepare them for surgery, as well as take and chart patients vital signs.
  • Recorded and monitored vital signs, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration rate and reported findings to charged nurse.
  • Check vital signs, electronic charting, ambulation, positioning, answer call lights, and any other needed care.
  • Direct patient care, support of nursing staff, obtaining vital signs, assisting patients and staff in multidisciplinary therapies.
  • Performed and recorded vital signs, intakes and outputs, daily weights, finger sticks, and collected lab specimens.
  • Monitored vital signs, blood sugar, intake and output, discoloration in skin, nails, urine and stool.
  • Monitored patient vital signs to detect deviations from the normal and performed all other aspects of patient and family care.
  • Provided basic patient care, observed patients, measured vital signs, as well as documented in patients records.
  • Performed and document vital signs, daily weights, intake and output, and hourly IV & G-Tube fluids.
  • Worked with new clients doing intake by taking vital signs, pulse, blood pressure, weight, etc.
  • Measured vital signs, administered vaccinations, performed TB tests, and retrieved blood samples for general disease/infection screens.
  • Collect patient vital signs and report abnormal values to the nurse and assist patients in regaining their functional independence.
  • Collected vital signs, input and output, activities of daily living, reporting pertinent information to the nurse.
  • Checked in patients, assisted in obtaining patient histories, took vital signs, and helped with medical examinations.
  • Supported nursing staff by taking vital signs and monitoring total care patients in order to ensure quality health care.

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2. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Performed direct patient care nursing tasks under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and performed various tasks as competency documentation designated.
  • Provided individualized patient care in collaboration with registered nurses, physicians, nursing assistants, and administration.
  • Worked collaboratively with medical disciplines as appropriate to provide continuity of patient care from admission to discharge.
  • Coordinated and collaborated with diverse spectrum of professionals to ensure provision of exceptional patient care.
  • Provided high-quality patient care within a surgical, acute care and rehabilitation setting.
  • Provide patient care two patients needing rehabilitation after surgery or accident.
  • Participated in administrative meetings, and post conferences to better patient care
  • Worked collaboratively with interdisciplinary teams to provide holistic patient care.
  • Provided direct patient care including administration of chemotherapy.
  • Recognized regularly for outstanding patient care and satisfaction!
  • Communicated with other interdisciplinary staff regarding patient care.
  • Position included unit secretary and patient care.
  • Performed specialized technical patient care procedures.
  • Completed daily documentation on patient care.
  • Collected vital signs, blood cultures, started intravenous therapies, assisted with patient admissions, and performed patient care efficiently.
  • Excel in high pressure environment, coordinating the schedules and patient care for 3 urologists as well as administrating nursing services.
  • Perform basic clerical duties such as answering phones, taking messages, filing, copying and entering orders for patient care.
  • Prioritized patient care, bathe, dressed/undressed patients, assisted with personal hygiene, patient feeding, and changed bed linens.
  • Helped with patient care such as taking vital signs, imputing information about food consumption, and providing help with hygiene.
  • Worked in the pool & Good Samaritan ER under the supervision of the Registered Nurse performing patient care and other required duties

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3. RN

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Here's how RN is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Work occasionally required internal contacts outside the work group to exchange relevant information.
  • Notified nurses about abnormal readings or patient concerns regarding their medications.
  • Performed postural drainage/suctioning and assisted with physical therapy of burn patients.
  • Performed patient assessments and nursing responsibilities under supervision of RN.
  • Observed and maintained personal patient data using internal software.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Reported pertinent information to the supervising RN immediately.
  • Completed Lutheran General Hospital SICU Nursing Internship.
  • Prepare and administer medications, set wraps, communicate with clients about their horses, assist students in learning proper procedures.
  • Worked extensively with the Beauty Educators to learn new ways of makeup application, and teaching methods for the Product Consultants.
  • Apply and remove in the application of dressings and topical agents to superficial, partial thickness and full thickness burns/wounds.
  • Monitor Vital signs reporting values outside of parameters as well as changes in patient's condition or behavior to RN.
  • Deliver quality patient care under RN supervision while performing basic skills and communicate observations to members of the health care team
  • Assist patient activities of daily living such as personal grooming, lifting, turning, feeding, transfers, etc.
  • Document requested information and promptly voiced observations, concerns, and needs of the patient to the registered nurse.
  • Provided assistance to RN's with the preparation and continued care of patients admitted to Pediatric Unit for treatment.
  • Learned the nature of the hospital and gained valuable experience that helped prepare me to be a better nurse.
  • Provided crisis intervention for patients, public relations with patients, families, visitors, and external agencies.
  • Perform range of motion on residents as ordered and turn and position bed patients according to turning schedules.
  • Provided morning care to patients in Critical Decision Unit including bathing, mouth care, and commode assistance.

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4. Blood Pressure

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Here's how Blood Pressure is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Reported elevated temperature and abnormal blood pressure.
  • Instruct and remind patients not to allow any procedures on the accessed arm including taking of blood pressure and needle punctures.
  • Interview patients and record medical history along with vital signs, temperature, pulse, blood pressure, height and weight.
  • Measured average of 30 patients' weight, height, body temperature, pulse rate and blood pressure daily.
  • Record vital signs such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respiration rate as directed by nursing staff.
  • Take and record measurements of patient's physical condition, using devices such as thermometers or blood pressure gauges.
  • Take and record measures of patients' physical condition including blood pressure, temperature, and pulse rate.
  • Check and monitor patient's vital signs such as Blood Pressure, Pulse, Temperature, and Pain.
  • Maintained detail notes regarding client behaviors, temperature, pulse rate, respiration, and blood pressure.
  • Check in and triage all patients (record blood pressure, temperature, weight and height.)
  • Round the clock vitals; blood pressure, pulse, temperature, oxygen levels, blood sugar.
  • Obtain and record patient weight, height, temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure.
  • Monitor and record patient's blood pressures, temperatures, and glucose data on trending chart.
  • Assisted in providing care to patients, manual blood pressures, blood glucose scanning, transferring patients
  • Read and record temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure of patients as assigned.
  • Completed diaper changes and bathing and recorded blood pressure, weight, and respiration rates.
  • Monitored patient's respiratory activity, blood pressure, and blood glucose levels.
  • Changed bed linens.-Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure.
  • Take and record temperature, pulse, respiration rate, and blood pressure.
  • Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure, respiration and glucose checks.

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5. EKG

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Here's how EKG is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Maintained working knowledge of proper use of life-support equipment, including EKG, external defibrillators and bag-valve mask resuscitators.
  • Completed assigned tasks such as sitting with patients, conducting vitals, bladder scans, and EKG's.
  • Insert Foley catheters, perform 12 lead EKG, suction patient oral/nasal, and assist Doctors with procedures.
  • Performed EKG's on patients with cardiac issues or with sudden changes in patient status to be!
  • Take and record vital signs, do EKG's as requested, also collect and transport specimens.
  • Performed testing of blood sugars, placement of EKG leads, and removal of IV's.
  • Bathe and feed patients, Record accurate input and output and daily weights, EKG on patients
  • Monitor cardiac patients on telemetry, perform EKG's and communicate results with the nursing staff.
  • Assisted with patient care, responded to cardiac arrest codes obtained 12 Lead EKG's Leadership Roles
  • Input Physician's Orders, EKG's, Labs, Foley catheter insertions, ER experience.
  • Perform EKG's, obtain vital signs, transport patients, enter orders, etc.
  • Operated basic hospital equipment such as EKG, feeding machines, and blood pressure sets.
  • Performed EKG's, lab draws, and splints as directed by the attending physician.
  • Performed EKG's, Vitals, Bladder scans, CPR worked well in emergency setting.
  • Perform EKG, bladder scans, apply CPM machine, and obtain vital signs.
  • Conduct routine and emergent 12-lead EKG recordings on patients for interpretation by requesting physicians.
  • Perform certain diagnostic test such as EKG and collection of specimen for lab testing.
  • Assisted nurses with collection of vital signs, along with EKG set up.
  • Obtain and transmit an artifact-free lead EKG tracing in the patient care unit.
  • Skilled in Hewlett Packard bedside monitoring, EKG, and Bennett 7600 ventilator.

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6. ADL

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Here's how ADL is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assist patients in daily ADL's -bathing, dressing, grooming*Obtain patient vitals*Transfer patients to/from bed, wheelchair, and/or shower.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's: bathing, transferring, ambulating, changing bed linens, skin care, etc.
  • Provide care for patients during admission and discharge, assistance with ADL's and hygiene, and use proper documentation.
  • Assist Patients with ADL's, Take Vital Signs, Check Blood Sugars, Assist with feeding and transporting.
  • Assist patients with ADL's* Obtain patients vital signs* Perform dressing changes and other treatments as directed by the Registered Nurse
  • Assisted Registered Nurses with patient vitals, I&O's, ambulation, glucose monitoring, ADL's etc
  • Perform tasks like assisting patients with ADL's, taking routine vital signs, and removing IV's.
  • Assisted patients with ADL's Collected lab specimens including blood, urine, stool Assisted nursing staff as needed
  • Performed vital signs, assisted with ADL's, dressing changes and wound care on medical-surgical units.
  • Provided client care to include assistance with ADL's, collecting vital signs & documentation on computer.
  • Performed activities of everyday living (ADL's), & transported patients to & from destinations.
  • Assist the patient with ADL's, elimination, hygiene, and occasionally assist PT staff.
  • Perform all duties while using observation, assessment, and intervention to meet goals and deadlines.
  • Take vitals Provide support to family members Remove IVS Print off reports for nurses Provide ADL's
  • Nurse support- Assist patients with ADL's- Companion sitter- Blood pressure and blood sugars- I & O's
  • Assisted patients in ADLS, ambulation and worked to ensure patient safety at all times.
  • Assist residents with ADL's such as hygiene, dressing, eating, and toileting.
  • Assist nursing staff with vital signs, ADL's and escorting patients to various procedures.
  • Provide direct care and ADL assistance to patients across all units of the hospital.
  • Assist patients with ADL's, vital, bathing, ambulating, and eating.

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7. Charge Nurse

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Here's how Charge Nurse is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Nursing, the Charge Nurse, or Administrator related to the patient care.
  • Report all changes in resident condition, skin such as bruises, skin tears, or accidents immediately to charge nurse.
  • Report to charge nurse changes, incidents, and other things associated with Residents or employees or visitors at the facility.
  • Notified charge nurse of unavailable or low stocks of required supplies, vitals, empty Foley's, urinals and bedpans
  • Assessed and recorded patients' vital signs and reported promptly to patients' nurses as well as the charge nurse.
  • Worked in collaboration with the charge nurse and staff nurses to provide nursing care on the Medical Unit.
  • Fulfilled the role of Nurse Technician with the responsibility to work side by side with Charge Nurses.
  • Report any sudden or gradual changes in the patients' health to the RN or Charge Nurse.
  • Experience as a charge nurse in the ER, providing leadership, experience, and positive education.
  • Assigned patient care to staff with fairness and with equal responsibility as occasional charge nurse.
  • Assisted charge nurses by taking vitals, maintaining heart monitors, and providing proper medications.
  • Understand the basics of, and reports changes in body functioning to charge nurse.
  • Worked as Charge Nurse on the same unit within two months of graduation.
  • Assisted the charge nurse with the daily assignment and help orientate new employees.
  • Worked closely with the charge nurse of my assignment to ensure quality care.
  • Assist the charge nurse and bedside nurse scheduling times for care procedures.
  • Monitor and report changes in client s condition to Nurse Supervisor/Charge Nurse.
  • Follow directions given by the charge nurse or RN's on duty.
  • Administered medications to patients under the observation of the charge nurse.
  • Provided total patient care under the supervision of the charge nurse.

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8. IV

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Here's how IV is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assisted new surgical patients with appropriate equipment to meet rehabilitation needs, and offer mental encouragement for a more positive recovery.
  • Contributed to teamwork and created harmonious, effective, and positive working relationships, consistently presenting a positive attitude.
  • Increased productivity by assessing, intervening and stabilizing a variety of trauma and illnesses with decisive action.
  • Performed highly sensitive priority assignments and ensured materials were properly coordinated, completed and delivered.
  • Coordinated office activities and performed a range of administrative functions in support of unit activities.
  • Communicated effectively with patients and patient family members of various age and developmental levels.
  • Collected data of admission history and medication reconciliation upon patients' arrival to unit.
  • Administered IV medication therapy and provided education to patients/family as per CHHA protocols.
  • Delivered exceptional services to patients by serving residents in a timely friendly manner.
  • Established patient-centered relationships, as well as interdisciplinary relationships and positive communication skills.
  • Lead supervised individual or group therapy sessions as part of specific therapeutic procedures.
  • Transport specimens, laboratory items ensuring proper documentation and delivery to authorized personnel.
  • Promoted a supportive and healing environment to enhance customer and staff satisfaction.
  • Assist the patient to reach optimal functioning considering their individual capabilities.
  • Assisted doctors and registered nurse with non-invasive procedures on medical/surgical unit.
  • Supervised by registered nurses provided care to mother and baby post delivery
  • Conducted patient assessment, education, and performed non-invasive procedures.
  • Initiate precautionary measures to ensure safety using appropriate protective equipment.
  • Keep licensed nurse informed of patient activities/changes in condition.
  • Documented correctly on the medical record simple subjective/objective information.

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9. Personal Care

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Here's how Personal Care is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provide personal care to assigned residents, ensure safe and clean environment, and properly complete necessary paperwork for each residents.
  • Provide personal care and professional excellence by assisting in observing patients and implementing nursing care under the direct supervision of an RN
  • Provided prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to the ill injured, convalescent, and handicapped persons.
  • Assist patients with personal cares, bathing, linen, dressing, using bathroom, eating, drinking.
  • Administered personal care including baths, oral hygiene, shampoos and changing bed linens as often as necessary.
  • Care spanned the spectrum from personal care: toileting and bathing to assisting surgeons with bedside procedures.
  • Assisted RN's and LPN's with dispensing of daily medications, wounds and personal care.
  • Aided patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfer/ transport.
  • Provided daily care to patients such as personal care, feeding, and linen changes.
  • Provided personal care to patients, including bathing, eating and other tasks as needed.
  • Perform proper bathing, personal care, and oral mouth care to each patient daily.
  • Assisted charge and floor nurse with providing personal care to patients in rehabilitation hospital.
  • Provided for personal care needs of patients under the supervision of licensed nursing staff.
  • Pain management, personal care of the surgery patient and other duties as assigned.
  • Assisted with all personal care functions, socialization activities, and disciplinary actions.
  • Provide personal care to Brain Trauma children ages 0-21 in a hospital setting.
  • Attended to the personal care of over 5-10 acute care patients per shift.
  • Assisted clients with personal care, ambulation, feeding, and toileting.
  • Take patient vitals, help with activities of daily living and personal care
  • Assist patients with their personal care while admitted to the hospital.

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10. Phlebotomy

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Here's how Phlebotomy is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Increased productivity by voluntarily attending training seminars earning certifications in phlebotomy and urological care that increased overall scope of practice.
  • Provided professional and efficient service to patients by gathering vital records and phlebotomy readings.
  • Administered skilled nursing techniques including phlebotomy, wound care, and cardiopulmonary management.
  • Performed Phlebotomy in patient and outpatient areas.
  • Performed phlebotomy and specimen collection as needed.
  • Collected specimens and performed phlebotomy procedures.
  • Provided phlebotomy and delivered specimens.
  • Trained in handling blood-borne pathogens, phlebotomy, suturing, and other invasive techniques that have proven valuable in animal studies.
  • Assisted clients in activities of daily living, vital signs, point of care testing, phlebotomy, and wound care.
  • Provide a broad range of general nursing care services in areas of vital signs, phlebotomy, dressing changes and catheters.
  • Performed and assisted in a variety of sterile and non sterile procedures including phlebotomy, wound management, and specimen collection
  • Assisted with invasive routine patient care procedures including Phlebotomy, Stage I and II wound care and urinary catheter insertions.
  • Obtain vitals signs, blood glucose testing, phlebotomy, peripheral IV insertion, and hygienic care pertaining to patients.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living, phlebotomy, and procurement of vital signs on inpatient oncology unit.
  • Maintain charts and compose medical documentation of phlebotomy procedures;perform other clerical duties as assigned by Nurse Manager.
  • Perform health histories and phlebotomy as prescribed by BSD's, LOP's, and FDA criteria.
  • Assisted in patient care, monitored patients medical status, and successful completion of phlebotomy class.
  • Blood pressure, BMI, Cholesterol Checks, Cap Sticks, Phlebotomy and Health Coaching.
  • Eased the burden of the nurse by taking the initiative to complete phlebotomy responsibilities.
  • Performed various patient tasks including phlebotomy, blood bank acquisition, and patient transport.

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11. Blood Sugars

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Here's how Blood Sugars is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Take vital signs, Blood sugars, record I&O's, place patients on cardiac monitors, collect specimens.
  • Help patients with their daily activities, blood pressures, blood sugars, and prepping them for surgeries.
  • Completed vital signs, blood sugars, intake and output and documented in patients chart using EPIC.
  • Take vitals and blood sugars, answer call lights, and do wound care and dressing changes.
  • Transcribe doctor's orders, order and schedule images, order labs, monitor blood sugars.
  • Checked blood sugars as ordered by the doctor and reported abnormal findings to appropriate nurse.
  • Assist vitals/ blood sugars, note information and report any major changes to nursing staff.
  • Collect specimens, deliver to Laboratory, Check blood sugars notify RN of level.
  • Help patient's with their daily living, vital signs, and blood sugars.
  • Chart all patient blood sugars, hourly rounding, turns, and baths.
  • Obtained vital signs, blood sugars, and documented patients' status/medical condition.
  • Assist patients and nurses, take vitals, blood sugars, and give showers/baths
  • Performed capillary blood sugars (CBS) and report results appropriately.
  • Collect vital signs and finger stick blood sugars and give insulin.
  • Monitored vital signs, intake and output, blood sugars.
  • Chart patient on I and O's progress*Vitals*Take Blood Sugars
  • Check blood sugars and report result to nurse.
  • Check blood sugars for all patients on floor.
  • Checked Blood sugars and reported to RN.
  • Record vital signs and blood sugars.

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12. Telemetry

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Here's how Telemetry is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Supervised Telemetry monitors for heart patients, and general preventive maintenance services such as battery replacement for wireless heart monitors.
  • Perform daily patient care, clerical, and reception services on Telemetry and Medical/Surgical units
  • Collected vital signs, electrocardiograms, continuous telemetry, and tracked inputs/outputs.
  • Applied monitors to patients and entered patient information into Telemetry monitors properly.
  • Assisted patients with mobility and personal hygiene and monitored patients on telemetry.
  • Demonstrated competency in telemetry lead placement for accurate cardiac rhythm analysis.
  • Direct patient care with patients requiring continuous telemetry monitoring.
  • Attached cardiovascular telemetry monitors to patients and ensure proper function
  • Monitor specialty equipment such as telemetry and respiratory devices.
  • Monitor Certification for Telemetry Unit and Emergency Room.
  • Well learned skills were utilized in Admissions/SICU/CTCICU/Telemetry Monitoring.
  • Worked on Med/Surg-Telemetry unit** -Provide direct patient care.
  • Monitored patients heart rhythm through telemetry monitoring.
  • Completed cardiac telemetry monitoring technician training.
  • Monitor, review, and report readings of heart monitors and assist with general and advanced duties of telemetry.
  • Connect and load patients information into telemetry monitor, along with recording patients daily care int computer system.
  • Floated to different floors, including the ER, ICU, medical-surgical, telemetry, and psychiatric units.
  • Perform aspects of patient care on the Telemetry floor under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Provided optimal and safe care for patients on Telemetry, Labor & Delivery, and Postpartum units.
  • Assisted telemetry monitor technician to make sure each patient monitor was properly placed to obtain optimal readings.

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13. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assisted licensed personnel in a large multicultural maternal/newborn unit.
  • Staff nurse on Orthopedic unit, surgical step-down unit, ICU and float pool and prior nurse tech assisting in patient care
  • Stock individual ICU room carts with needed supplies, linens, and perform controls on equipment on a daily basis.
  • Entered computer data and MD orders for multiple departments such as ICU, ER, IOU and medical surgical floors.
  • Gained valuable experience in working in ICU, ER, MED/SUG, PACU, and rehab throughout the large facility.
  • Receive, approve, and deny vacation and days off requests for all patient support technicians in the STICU.
  • Seek out and research when a problem or difficulty arises until an answer or conclusion has been reached.
  • Provided nursing assistance to Neuro-Surgical ICU patients and nurses in the capacity of a Certified Nursing Assistant I.
  • Utilized bi-lingual skills to communicate with multicultural patients in order to create an environment of comfort and support.
  • Complete tasks assigned in the ED, ICU, medical -surgical, behavioral health and rehabilitation units.
  • Set up for various procedures to be done in the NICU such as circumcisions and eye surgeries.
  • Provide proficient care on a 7 adult bed ICU unit under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Worked in ICU unit, report vital sign to the nurse, range of motion to patient.
  • Work with patients of all types from geriatrics to pediatrics as well as ICU and post-op patients.
  • Provided patient care in a 22 bed, Level III NICU under the supervision of a registered nurse
  • Floated to different floors from 5G ICU to the Emergency department both at Midtown and Clifton road.
  • Go to other floors, usually ICU or ER related to hospital census and patient care needs.
  • Shadowed a Registered nurse on the Adult ICU unit before final semester of nursing school.
  • Take Vitals Change Diapers Create and implement curriculum Maintain health and well being of disabled children
  • Perform VAD (ventricular assist device) care and daily sterile VAD dressings at bedside.

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14. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assisted with multiple emergency situations including performing CPR.
  • Assisted with Traumas- CPR, patient care as necessary and ordered, IV starts, labs, etc.
  • Assisted in emergency code situations by providing CPR, shock, and medications when needed.
  • Assisted with lumbar puncture, CPR, pelvic care for the Pediatric and Psychiatric departments.
  • Completed training in team building, management of care and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Attend and perform CPR during critical emergencies along with assisting physicians in the process.
  • Provide prompt and accurate services such as CPR and First Aid during emergencies.
  • Responded to emergency codes as Code Blue and administered CPR.
  • Assist doctors and nurses in CPR/AED and trauma related conditions.
  • Utilized CPR and mental health regulations and statutes.
  • Perform CPR and assist nurses in trauma cases.
  • Maintain files, licenses and CPR compliance records
  • Helped perform CPR in code blue situations.
  • Perform CPR, and assist with Traumas.
  • Performed CPR in the Cardiac Step-Down Unit.
  • Maintained CPR certification, and job proficiency.
  • Perform CPR and witnessed ACLS.
  • Perform CPR, start IV's, collect blood samples, and place patients on a monitor.
  • Maintained CPR certification Regularly attended meetings and educational opportunities.
  • Directed patient care * Assisted nursing and medical staff with CPR, phlebotomy and other patient care needs

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15. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients during hospitalization by addressing individual client needs and upholding facility's vision of care.
  • Provided excellent customer service by maintaining a sincere and uplifting attitude.
  • Operated independently in various departments, exhibiting exceptional customer service.
  • Provide exceptional customer service through strong communication and clinical skills.
  • Performed customer service duties that included answering switchboard.
  • Respected leader with a strong emphasis on instilling a shared commitment to a customer service-focused team in delivering optimal client care.
  • Install programs and configure nurse call systems, thus providing timely quality customer service to customers within a specified territory.
  • Provide customer service and restricted level of nursing care to patients and their families during their stay in the hospital.
  • Provided customer service such as, faxing, data entry, making copies, and keeping area neat and clean.
  • Achieve customer service excellence by making sure that the patient is comfortable and has a memorable hospital experience.
  • Practice, endorse and provide customer service skills to patients, visitors, physicians and staff.
  • Time management, patient prioritization, and customer service were key attributes learned in this environment.
  • Enter all clinical tickets and review with dedicated customer service software specialist, weekly.
  • Provided excellent customer service to all patients and visitors on a daily basis.
  • Provide good customer service to everyone I come in contact with.
  • Provided and evaluated customer service through hourly rounding and call backs.
  • Provide patient care with a high level of customer service.
  • Nurse Tech tasks and duties that includes customer service.
  • Continue customer service to any and all patients and visitors
  • Received multiple customer service and staff performance awards.

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16. Drawing Blood

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Here's how Drawing Blood is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assisted Physician during examination and treat of patient, Assisted Register Nurse in drawing blood and administering medication.
  • Assisted in patient assessment, injections and drawing blood.
  • Worked in outpatient lab drawing blood for patients.
  • Assist nurses with patient care knowledge in monitoring patient's blood sugar, vital signs, drawing blood
  • Demonstrate technical skills by inserting IV, drawing blood, and inserting urinary foley catheters.
  • Served as phlebotomist drawing blood and collecting blood sugars and specimens.
  • Trained in phlebotomy, drawing blood and obtain specimens.

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17. Fluid Intake

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Here's how Fluid Intake is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Calculated fluid intake and output accurately.
  • Performed vital signs, food and fluid intake and output, and documented in charts.
  • Used EHR to record vital signs and fluid intake and output.
  • Assisted patients with daily functions and monitored fluid intake and output levels
  • Teach patient importance of adequate nutrition and fluid intake.
  • Measure and record patient's fluid intake and output.
  • Collected and measured fluid intake and output levels.
  • Assisted with adequate nutrition and fluid intake.Positioned patients for comfort and to prevent skin pressure problems.
  • Monitored fluid intake and output levels Offered refreshments and fresh linen to ensure comfort of patients.
  • Collect specimens (urine, stool, etc) Monitor fluid intake and output.
  • Provided patient care to patient Monitored heart monitors Checked vital signs, blood sugar levels, fluid intake including IV solutions.
  • Provided patient care in med-surg unit under the supervision of a Registered Nurse Monitored fluid intake and output levels.
  • Recored temperature, blood pressure,pulse and respiration rates,and food and fluid intake and output,as directed.

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18. Rehab

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Here's how Rehab is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Performed Nursing duties specific to patient population including orthopedic, spinal cord injury, stroke and cardiac rehabilitation patients.
  • Instructed spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation patients how to become independent.
  • Worked as a Nursing Technician in a Neurological Rehabilitation Clinic.
  • Participated in daily structured activities and rehabilitation exercises with patients.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the principals of psychological rehabilitation.
  • Assisted amputees with rehabilitating therapy to walk again.
  • Assist nurses and therapy with inpatient rehabilitation.
  • Transported patients to and from rehabilitation.
  • Provide nursing assistant care for rehabilitating patients
  • Direct patient care in rehabilitation hospital.
  • Worked with a team of Registered Nurses, Nurse Technicians, Therapists, and Physicians to provide care to rehabilitation patients.
  • Assist patients with activities of Daily living, Check Vital signs, Blood sugar, help them with the rehabilitation process.
  • Assisted with rehabilitation recovery providing direct patient care of CVA/Brain Injury patients under the direction of a Registered nurse and Therapist.
  • Worked with all patients in the three different programs for women and children, drug rehab program and inmate program.
  • Worked as a Baylor sixteen hours per day, Provided care to elderly patients undergoing rehab and long-term care.
  • Experience in Rehabilitation with Spinal Cord Injuries, Brain Injuries, Strokes, Hip Replacements, and Knee Replacements.
  • Assist rehabilitation treatment and patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal regulation and guidelines.
  • Recognized by manager & selected to train new Rehab Techs on the policy & functions of the position.
  • Educated new nursing assistants on quality patient care and compliance in rehabilitation, hospice, and long term.
  • Assist patients in essential tasks required to support daily living standards, including critical care and rehabilitation services.

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19. Patient Rooms

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Here's how Patient Rooms is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Organized patient rooms by removing items from the floor in order to create a safe passage way to prevent falls.
  • Maintained sanitary conditions of patient rooms, and made routine calls to check up on patients.
  • Prepared patient rooms for arrival and escorted patients to the necessary location for procedures.
  • Maintain and set up patient rooms, assist with patient and family education.
  • Set up patient rooms stocked with all supplies before patients are admitted.
  • Prepare unit, patient rooms, and beds for receiving patient admissions.
  • Transported patients to and from diagnostic rooms and nursing unit patient rooms.
  • Assist Registered Nurse with procedures and stock patient rooms with necessary equipment.
  • Ensured patient rooms were clean and safe at all times.
  • Stocked the patient rooms with required linen and toiletries.
  • Prepared and stocked patient rooms with necessary medical supplies.
  • Set up and maintained equipment in patient rooms.
  • Stocked supplies in IV carts and patient rooms.
  • Get patient rooms ready for a new admit.
  • Organize patient rooms and change linen daily.
  • Set up Oxygen supplies in patient rooms.
  • Ensured patient rooms were clean and sanitary.
  • Cleaned patient rooms as they were discharged.
  • Maintained cleanliness of patient rooms.
  • Clean patient rooms following delivery.

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20. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Entered information into hospital electronic medical records system and coordinated patient care with assigned medical team.
  • Prepared and updated medical records for patients also kept excellent accountability with filed documents.
  • Scheduled physician appointments, requested copies of medical records, and arranged transportation for patients
  • Recorded information via Electronic Medical Records system and notified Registered Nurse of findings.
  • Scheduled appointments, completed insurance forms and maintained medical records.
  • Documented patient care tasks using an electronic medical records system
  • Administered vitals and charted findings in electronic medical records.
  • Assisted in implementation of digital medical records keeping.
  • Updated and maintained medical records for accuracy.
  • Inserted admissions and maintain records and communicated patient's status to the appropriate person using electronic medical records (EMR).
  • Filed, faxed, copy medical records, switchboard, schedule appointments and seminars, order supplies, insurance/medical billing.
  • Assist nurses with patient care, and assist with filing medical records and put in doctors' orders
  • Update medical records with vitals, medications administered, and patient responses to both medication and treatment.
  • Documented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records in patient electronic medical records.
  • Entered data such as blood pressure, pulse rate and temperature onto patients' medical records.
  • Documented pertinent, legible, timely, complete, and concise information on medical records.
  • Worked under nurses to triage patients and entered information into the electronic medical records.
  • Update and electronic documentation with in patient's medical records as required.
  • Ensured timely flow of accurate medical records by maintaining thorough patient records.
  • Maintained patient billing and medical records using Health Fusion EMR.

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21. CNA

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Here's how CNA is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Performed normal CNA responsibilities (Bathe, changing, dressing, feeding, vital signs, and patient assessments).
  • Provided high school student educational theory and instruction towards obtaining State of Delaware nurse assistant certification (CNA).
  • Obtain vital signs and observe residents for change in condition* Complete tasks delegated by an RN* Supervise CNA's
  • Assisted CNA's in the completion of their assignments by providing basic nursing care.
  • Perform all skills of CNA and all mastered skills through fourth semester of AAS.
  • Worked in a CLC as a CNA providing direct patient care to the residents.
  • Float to different floors, CNA duties and assisting patients with their daily needs
  • Trained new CNA's to follow company policies, standards and procedures.
  • Performed common CNA duties until moved to the position of registered nurse.
  • Job was acquired after completion of CNA and EMT courses
  • Resigned position as CNA due to military commitment.
  • Assisted nurses in tasks delegated to CNA.
  • Coordinate patient care activities such as feeding and bathing, often providing direction to other CNAs for daily rounds
  • Provided patient care on CNA level Assisted with nursing care in med-surg units, oncology, and intermediate care
  • Job Duties: Certified -CNA: enter patient information vital signs in the computer, keep patient accountability.
  • Team work with CNA staff to ensure all patients were taken care of in a timely manner.
  • Take vital signs and blood glucose levels Assist CNA with baths and making beds of patients
  • Supervised CNA's in bed management assignments.
  • Trained CNAs regarding departmental procedures and regulatory standards of operation Served as the Department Chairperson for the Nurse Technician Committee.
  • planned schedules for all of the CNA's

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22. Daily Living Activities

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Here's how Daily Living Activities is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Help patient's with their daily living activities, vital signs, blood sugars, prepping them for their procedures.
  • Monitor and assist with up to 30 patients daily living activities such as bathing, toileting, feeding, movement.
  • Help patients with their daily living activities and to help provide support through leading daily peer groups.
  • Nurse Techs are responsible for helping patients to eat, bathe and perform other daily living activities.
  • Assist clients with Basic needs and daily living activities including self-hygiene, dietary, ambulation, etc.
  • Assist with eating, bathing, walking, and many other daily living activities.
  • Assist patients with daily living activities such as bathing, grooming, and meals.
  • Monitored vital signs and assisted patients with daily living activities.
  • Assist patients in performing activities of daily living activities.
  • Monitor and observe critical patients Assist patients with daily living activities
  • Nurse Tech (CNA) Took vital signs and assisted patients with daily living activities.
  • Help nursing home resident with daily living activities 1.

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23. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Schedule appointments for patients; maintain adequate paperwork concerning patient information, computer data entry.
  • Front office asst., filing, Word Process, Data Entry, Excel, & answered multiple phone lines
  • General receptionist duties such as managing switchboard, handling packages, greeting clients, and data entry.
  • Performed data entry and general duties that include answering the switchboard and communicating to colleagues.
  • Performed a variety of computer and paper based charting, data entry, and audits.
  • Entered notes into patients charts via data entry as well as chart recording.
  • Ensured all data entry was error free and in keeping with established procedures.
  • Answered phones and performed data entry, filing, and employee scheduling.
  • Answered telephones, alphanumeric data entry and filling, record-keeping duties.
  • Provided computer data entry of patient care plans.
  • Conducted data entry for all patient vital signs.
  • Provide daily patient reports and accurate data entry.
  • Performed data entry and other clerical duties.
  • Carry over data entry of physician's orders, Admissions/Discharges, charts, filing, and setup of tele hostler monitor.
  • Work under the supervision of Registered Nurses Data entry Assists patients with activities of daily living.
  • Empty foley bags, JP's and hemovacs Use personal computer and perform data entry.

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24. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provided bedside care to oncology/hematology patients, along with monitoring and promoting optimal recovery of post-op patients.
  • Certified nursing assistant on 8th oncology/hospice unit.
  • Work with a medical-surgical/oncology adult population.
  • Obtain vital signs, glucose monitoring, fluid specimens from patients on the Oncology floor and reported these to Nurse.
  • Assist in the care of adults, including those in the oncology, dialysis, and general medical department.
  • Worked as a Nurse Tech on a 30 bed Oncology Unit while in senior year of nursing school.
  • Assisted nursing staff with administrative and clinical duties in Cardiac, Oncology, and Medical Surgery floors.
  • Assist nursing staff with providing safe patient care in a 32 bed Hematology/Oncology medical surgical floor.
  • Worked in all areas of nursing with emphasis on nursery, oncology, and pediatrics.
  • Worked as a nurse tech on busy Oncology floor while going through nursing school.
  • Fast paced Oncology center with daily direct management of 100-200 patients per day.
  • Worked as a nurse technician at the surgical oncology unit at Spectrum Health.
  • Trained and familiarized new employees to policies and procedures of oncology/renal floor.
  • Worked as a team assistant in the Hematology/Oncology department throughout nursing school.
  • Assisted nursing staff with patient care needs on an oncology unit.
  • Worked on the Medical/Oncology floor of this large hospital.
  • Staff nurse position on the oncology/med/surge floor.
  • Specialized in the field of Oncology.
  • Job duties included providing basic care, taking vitals, catheterization, and ensuring comfort of oncology patients.
  • Nurse Tech while in school on Oncology/Hematology where I helpedNurses with care of patients.

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25. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Monitored patients' physical and emotional well-being and reported unusual behavior of physical ailments to medical staff.
  • Reported to medical staff any changes with patients while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Provide patient focused clinical and clerical support to the Emergency Department medical staff
  • Monitor patient's physical and emotional well- being and report unusual behavior or physical ailments to the medical staff.
  • Assisted with the needs of physicians, nurses, and additional medical staff needs for patient care.
  • Worked actively with patients and their families as a liaison between the nursing and medical staff.
  • Provide basic patient care in hospital Med/Surge unit under direction of nursing and medical staff.
  • Perform direct patient care based on the request and needs as specified by medical staff.
  • Served as receptionists by answering phones, directing calls to patients and medical staff.
  • Provided technical assistance to medical staff, identified codes that will yield information desired.
  • Provided assistance to all medical staff and patients on an Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit.
  • Observed patients and report adverse reactions to medications or treatments to medical staff.
  • Contributed to a team of case managers, doctors and other medical staff.
  • Collaborated with medical staff of 6-7registered nurses, maintained demanding time schedule.
  • Communicated with medical staff and patients regarding health care needs and goals.
  • Helped medical staff rehabilitate patients to a better quality of life.
  • Assist LPN/RN and other medical staff with patient care duties.
  • Interacted with and referred patients to appropriate medical staff.
  • Work under the supervision of nursing and medical staff.
  • Follow the direction of licensed personnel and medical staff.

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26. Daily Care

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Here's how Daily Care is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assist nurse with vital signs on patients, bathing patients, and helping with all daily care needs in a hospital.
  • Performed patient care that includes; Vitals, daily care including baths and showers; Recordings of input and output.
  • Provide each assigned patient with routine daily care and services in accordance with the patient's assignment and care plan.
  • Job responsibilities included quarterly vital signs, intake and output, ambulation, patient daily care, and documentation.
  • Provide daily care for patients complete vital signs per orders, assist in emergency situations, complete some secretarial duties
  • Take routine vitals on patients as well as document their intake and output and daily care in EPIC.
  • DIRECT SOCIAL WORKER: assist patients with daily care, house chores, food preparation, and medication.
  • Monitor and record vital signs, weight, blood glucose, intake, output and daily care.
  • Partnered with Registered Nurses, Doctors, Social workers, therapists to perform daily care for patients.
  • Initiate and document in the electronic record vital signs and daily care provided to mother and infant.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant providing assistance with daily care tasks such as feeding, bathing, etc.
  • Assisted patients with daily care such as feeding, bathing, reading or writing assistance.
  • Assisted nurse with all aspects of daily care, including bathing, feeding and dressing.
  • Assisted nurses in the daily care activities and gathering of vital signs of patients.
  • Perform oral suctioning, provide daily care, and record intake and output.
  • Assisted with daily care routines for individual patients based on their care plans.
  • Assist Nurse with daily care needs for patients on the IMU burn unit.
  • Obtained vital signs, lab specimens, and performed daily care as necessary.
  • Assessed vital signs, performed daily care, helped with patient transport.
  • Performed daily care, acquired vitals, and assisted with ambulation.

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27. Bladder Scans

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Here's how Bladder Scans is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Performed blood draws, bladder scans and monitoring blood glucose levels.
  • Collected samples and specimens, and performed bladder scans.
  • Assist with blood glucose and bladder scans.
  • Blood draws and bladder scans when necessary.
  • Take vital signs, perform bladder scans.
  • Record vital signs, perform aseptic venipuncture, monitor blood-glucose levels, bladder scans, and identify abnormal heart rhythms.
  • Get patients vitals and accuchecks, also perform bladder scans and other minor duties.
  • Check vitals, place patients into cardiac chairs, bladder scans, record I&O's, and charting.
  • Nurse notes and Graphics, Meals, hygiene, vitals, ACCU, bladder scans, cath.
  • Get vital signs, bladder scans, straight cath.
  • Administered and discharged Foley catheters Performed Bladder Scans Hygienic needs of patients
  • Perform accuchecks, bladder scans, catherizations, vital signs, and weights as needed daily.

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28. Safe Environment

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Here's how Safe Environment is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Monitored and operated patient care equipment along with electronic patient care procedures with maintaining a clean, healthy and safe environment.
  • Assist in providing a safe environment and promoting quality patient care through adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Provide direct patient care and assists in the maintenance of a safe environment that supports patient care needs.
  • Provide patients with physical and emotional support while assisting with daily activities in a safe environment.
  • Assist nurses with safe patient care and maintain a safe environment for patients and co-workers.
  • Provided the best quality care by creating a loving and safe environment for all patients.
  • Ensured clean and safe environment by inspecting and cleaning patient rooms and departments.
  • Create safe environment for patients, visitors, and team members.
  • Oversee lab area to assure a clean, safe environment.
  • Maintain a quiet, safe environment and promote rest.
  • Maintain clean and safe environment for patient.
  • Provided a safe environment for patients.
  • Help to provide a safe environment.
  • Maintain aclean and safe environment including sterilizing equipment.
  • Provided care and ADL'S in patient home Provided a safe environment
  • Make sure patients an staff are in a safe environment
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living Monitored vital signs and hourly output Maintained safe environment Preformed phlebotomy work

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29. Direct Supervision

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Here's how Direct Supervision is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Worked under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse assisting in nursing procedures, medication administration and other nursing duties
  • Delivered timely and quality patient care on rehabilitation unit under direct supervision of staff nurses.
  • Performed ancillary nursing duties in Level III obstetrical unit under direct supervision of a Registered Nurse
  • Perform duties within scope of practice under direct supervision of Registered
  • Distributed medications to residents under direct supervision of an RN.
  • Served as a NT directly under the direct supervision of the nurse while providing patient care on the medical surgical unit.
  • Provided nursing care and interventions in Medical Surgical and Intensive Care Units, under the direct supervision of RN.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, performed delegated care functions and skills.
  • Provided direct patient care for mother and infant under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse.
  • Work under the direct supervision of an RN in assisting nursing staff with patient care.
  • Worked under the direct supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse to provide patient care.
  • Provided medical care to critically ill patients in ICU under direct supervision of RN.
  • Assisted orthopedic patients with basic care under the direct supervision of the nurse.
  • Work well under direct supervision of the charge nurse and other nursing staff.
  • Perform and document head-toe patient assessment under direct supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Completed all task under the direct supervision of charge nurse on staff.
  • Worked under direct supervision of RN in accordance with standards of practice.
  • Provide patient care under direct supervision and control of the Registered Nurse.
  • Applied skills learned in school under the indirect supervision of an RN.CNA 1988-1989
  • Worked under direct supervision of both LPN's and RN's.

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30. Medical Equipment

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Here's how Medical Equipment is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Perform basic operation and maintenance of medical equipment for recording patient information in manual and computerized logs.
  • Learned to safely and properly operate medical equipment.
  • Assisted nurses and other medical and therapy team members in implementing care plans and in maintenance of medical equipment.
  • Do monthly checks on all Medical Equipment and was in charge of in service of AED FOR STAFF.
  • Set up, clean, and sterilizing GI scopes, and medical equipment for minor procedures.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors and oxygen delivery devices.
  • Collected, counted, ordered, sterilized, stocked and replenished medical equipment and supplies.
  • Answered patients' call signals, maintained medical equipment, and replenished supplies.
  • Operated complex medical equipment to surveillance a client s condition.
  • Assisted nurses and physicians with surgical preps and medical equipment.
  • Operate and maintain medical equipment.
  • Prepare patients for surgery Sterilize Medical equipment.
  • Assisted the RN with medical equipment and proce- dures.
  • Direct care of patients * Medical Terminology and medication administration * Computerized charting and documentation * Operate and maintain Bio-medical equipment.
  • Assist with Adls .obtain vital signs bladder scans .. Straight caths...glucose stick.. Hoyer lift document and use other medical equipment

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31. Bed Linens

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Here's how Bed Linens is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Respond to patient call-lights, changes bed linens and keeps patients' room supplies replenished Assist nurse whenever needed.
  • Provided care to patients with contagious diseases including MRSA and VRE Maintained rooms clean and changed bed linens.
  • Prepare pass and collect bedpans, change bed linens and perform non-sterile dressing changes for all patients.
  • Cared for patients by changing bed linens, washing and ironing laundry and cleaning.
  • Changed bed linens, washed laundry, kept residents rooms neat and clean.
  • Changed bed linens, ran errands, assisted visitors, and answered phone.
  • Assist with ambulation, diet, and changing bed linens.
  • Changed bed linens in addition to overall patient care.
  • Maintained rooms clean and changed bed linens.
  • Changed bed linens and gowns.
  • Clean room, beds, and change the patient bed linens.
  • Provide additional patient care services such as changingsoiled bed linens, cleaning and dressing minor infections and major diseases.
  • Prepared passed and collected bed pans, changed bed linens', and performed non-sterile dressing changes.
  • Change bed linens or make beds Collect specimens such as urine, feces, or sputum.
  • Changed bed linens, run errands,direct visitors, and answers telephone.

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32. Laboratory Specimens

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Here's how Laboratory Specimens is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Collected patient vital statistics, blood, tissue, cultures or other laboratory specimens and prepared them for testing.
  • Collected blood, tissue, and other laboratory specimens, log the specimen, and prepared them for testing.
  • Perform lab draws or collect laboratory specimens, record samples, and send for testing.
  • Collected blood and laboratory specimens; logged and tracked specimens.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory specimens, dispose of contaminated supplies, and sterilize medical instruments.
  • Documented patient care performed, including vital signs, laboratory specimens obtained, and any observations necessary.

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33. Medication Administration

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Here's how Medication Administration is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Assisted elderly patients with activities of daily living, medication administration, supervisor to other nursing assistants
  • Provided companionship to patients and families, assisted with transfer, ambulating and medication administration.
  • Completed medication administration (MAR) and controlled drug records according to facility policy.
  • Administered medications using the six rights of safe medication administration.
  • Administered medications using 6 rights of safe medication administration.
  • Provided direct care such as medication administration, wound care, IV starts, and therapies ordered by Physician.
  • Gained experience with medication administration, IV management, and management of patient drains and outputs.
  • Provided direct and indirect care to patients of all ages, as well as medication administration.
  • Handled medication administration and all other aspects of nursing care.
  • Administered medications via all routes using Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA) and utilized computerized charting.

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34. Bed Baths

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Here's how Bed Baths is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Job duties included taking vital signs, giving bed baths, changing linens and assisting patients with various things.
  • Transported patients, took vital signs, point of care testing, gave bed baths and changed linens.
  • Maintain patient hygiene by administering bed baths or assisting with showers and providing linen changes.
  • Assist patients with bathing and/or independently perform bed baths as needed.
  • Performed routine vital signs, bed baths and linen changes.
  • Give or assist with baths; bed baths or showers.
  • Date Provided basic patient care to patient unable to help themselves such as giving bed baths, feeding and grooming.
  • Perform patient care that includes bed baths, foley insertion, trach care, glucose checks, and room set up.
  • Responsibilitiesbed baths, dressing, showers, ambulate, transfer, repositioning, changing, feed.
  • bed baths,Catheterization, IV's, etc.
  • Worked here Summers 2012 & 2011 Responsibilities included: palliative care patient feedings bed baths wound care assisting in daily living

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35. NG

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Here's how NG is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Followed established protocols using professional judgment to individualize instructions to meet each beneficiary's needs.
  • Assisted patients in returning to their maximum potential after a neurological or orthopedic incident.
  • Complete patients care activities as assigned while promoting excellent patient satisfaction and outcome.
  • Provided medical orientation to patients and informing them about policies and procedures.
  • Maintained patient safety by direct supervision, reorienting and redirecting confused patients.
  • Provided holistic care within scope of practice while maintaining patient confidentiality.
  • Monitored and communicated patient condition as appropriate with nursing staff.
  • Prepared equipment and assisted nurse during patient examinations and treatments.
  • Administer nursing care under direct supervision to assigned patients.
  • Maintained accuracy and confidentiality according to policy and procedure.
  • Reason for leaving over qualification of current position.
  • Maximize patient flow by providing superior operation support.
  • Performed surgical prep and post-surgical recovery monitoring of patients
  • Computerized charting and patient education.
  • Develop nurturing relationships with patient.
  • Provided this care to individuals from different demographic backgrounds and became knowledgeable of the type of nursing that I wanted to pursue
  • Conducted a variety of health care services that contributed to the care of adolescent patients in an acute care setting
  • Reason for Leaving: Obtained my Licensed Practical Nurse license and no available positions were open at the time.
  • Maintain inventory by storing, preparing, sterilizing, and issuing supplies such as dressing packs and treatment trays.
  • Provide a tidy and comfortable environment for each patient and assist with all needs from showering to laundry.

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36. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provided daily emotional support to patients and family.
  • Provide patient education to patients and their families as well as emotional support during recovery and crisis situations.
  • Provide patients and families with emotional support and instructions in areas such as adaptation to disabilities and illness.
  • Assist patients with ambulation, transfer, transport and provide emotional support and encouragement.
  • Delivered emotional support to patient families before, during, and after surgery.
  • Provided comfort care and emotional support to patients and their families.
  • Offered emotional support to infants and families.

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37. Medical Procedures

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Here's how Medical Procedures is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Maintained accurate documented medical procedures and day-to-day accounts of assigned patients in the electronic software Medi-Tech.
  • Transport patients to medical procedures and operate portable electrocardiogram.
  • Assist physicians during medical procedures.
  • Assisted with basic medical procedures taking vital signs, answering call lights, taking care of patient needs.
  • Assisted in medical procedures, patient preparation, patient transport, and data entry.
  • Scheduled patient for follow-up appointments and various medical procedures prior to discharge.
  • Assisted medical and nursing staff with direct patient care and medical procedures.
  • Provided support to doctors and nurses during medical procedures.
  • Assist the nurse and or doctor with medical procedures.
  • Assisted RN in small medical procedures.
  • Helped with some medical procedures.
  • Greet patients and provided pre-operative patient teaching prior to medical procedures.
  • Performed clerical duties, Physician order entry, Set up Patient charts, scheduling medical procedures, answering phones and filing.
  • Mastered various medical procedures, such as ECGs and vital signs * Obtained further clinical experiences in patient management and care
  • Assisted nurses and doctors with medical procedures (bandaging, vital signs, drainage and etc.)
  • Assist RNs with medical procedures and patient admission to the hospital.
  • Responsibilities/Assigned Tasks: Assist all nursing staff with medical procedures, phlebotomy, bathing, and all patient care responsibilities.
  • Performed procedures under supervision of the nurse Clerical duties Assisted in surgery and other medical procedures Monitored vital signs Provided patient care
  • Understand Mobility assistance needs Trained in grooming and bathing assistance Understands medical procedures Charting expertise Provided top quality customer care/service

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38. Physical Therapy

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Here's how Physical Therapy is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Provide direct patient care, rehabilitation therapies and physical therapy assisting.
  • Rehabilitated postoperative patients with Physical Therapy, performing basic standardized procedures.
  • Maintain stock and organization of occupational and physical therapy outpost.
  • Assist post-operative patients with physical therapy.
  • Ensured patients went to radiology/physical therapy.
  • Assisted Elderly patients with daily activities related to hygiene, rehabilitation, exercise, and physical therapy on an individual basis.
  • Assisted patients with achieving their rehab goals on the nursing unit by working closely with occupational and physical therapy.
  • Establish patient and family comfort, including bathing, feeding, checking sugar levels and some physical therapy.
  • Assisted patients reach health goals in physical therapy and speech therapy and assisted in the discharge process.
  • Assist all patients to the restroom and transport to and from physical therapy.
  • Worked and received training with Physical Therapy in positioning long term care patients.
  • Certified nursing assistant; Physical therapy aide; Unit clerk; Admission clerk
  • Assist Physical Therapy and wound-care personnel as needed.
  • Assisted patients with physical therapy and personal hygiene.
  • Assist in physical therapy and education for patients.
  • Assisted in post-op physical therapy.
  • Assisted with speech language pathology, physical therapy, and occupational therapy Answered call lights in a prompt and efficient manner
  • Provided basic care for patients in the hospital; clients with hip and kneereplacement; assisted with physical therapy
  • Administered blood glucose tolerance testing * Assisted with wound dressing and physical therapy.
  • Received basic training in physical therapy, Hoyer lift, and feeding tubes.

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39. Catheter Care

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Here's how Catheter Care is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Implemented Foley Catheter Care, sterile technique, and assisted the RN in IV therapy maintenance.
  • Obtained vital signs, U/As, daily weights, patient information documentation, Foley catheter care.
  • Perform blood glucose screening, Foley Catheter care and assist patients with walking if needed.
  • Educated patients on catheter care, J.P. Drains, and Cesarean care.
  • Worked on an isolation unit providing catheter care and treatments.
  • Preformed catheter care and insertion.
  • Record vital signs, provide patient hygiene, answer patients' call lights, catheter care.
  • Provide perineal and catheter care.

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40. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Help as a secretary answering phone calls, talking to patient family members, doctors, nurses and other staff members.
  • Answer phone calls, make copies, fax documents, update patient charts electronically, received and managed doctor orders.
  • Perform ER Secretary skills answer phone calls, put in doctor orders and answered call bells.
  • File doctor reports and make phone calls to doctor office to receive or report test results.
  • Answer and direct phone calls on high traffic MedSurg floor.
  • Perform data entry, orders, and answer telephone calls.
  • Answered telephone calls, responding to questions or requests.
  • Record patient information, receive phone calls and messages.
  • Screened telephone calls for referrals to physician.
  • Change bed linen, assist with toileting, washed patients laundry, directed visitors and answered phone and directed phone calls.
  • Used an electronic charting process to enter physicians' orders Answered and directed phone calls and visitors in a busy environment
  • Answer telephone calls for multi-line and relay messages and calls to appropriate person.
  • Follow up phone calls and filing the proper charges for patient procedure.
  • Answered multi-line incoming phone calls.
  • Answered an directed phone calls.
  • Answer and directing phone calls Filing paper work Filing out and ordering patient transport,
  • admitted patients measured vital signs discontinued intravenous lines patient and family teaching post operative phone calls

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41. Medical Supplies

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Here's how Medical Supplies is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Maintained an inventory of medications and medical supplies.
  • Restocked prescribed medication and medical supplies.
  • Maintained inventory and ordered nursing and other medical supplies for the floor when needed.
  • Stocked rooms with medical supplies as requested or as required per room protocol.
  • Monitored the medical supplies and instruments to ensure they are available when needed.
  • Cleaned, sanitized and stock patient and examination with necessary medical supplies.
  • Performed inventory on medical supplies or instruments used and or left unused.
  • Checked for and ensured adequate supply of medicines and medical supplies.
  • Assisted with keeping units stocked with medical and non-medical supplies.
  • Maintained stocks of medicines and medical supplies as necessary.
  • Stocked medical supplies, linens and paper goods.
  • File lab reports, check medical supplies.
  • Replenished the unit with various medical supplies.
  • Assisted families with ordering appropriate medical supplies.
  • Ordered and maintained medical supplies Patient interaction, surgery prep, and recovery assistance

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42. Signal Lights

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Here's how Signal Lights is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Answered signal lights, bells and intercom system to assist patients' needs.
  • Answered signal lights to determined patients' needs and requests.
  • Answer patient signal lights to determine the patient's needs.
  • Answer signal lights, bells and intercom system to determine patients' needs.
  • Answer patient call signals, signal lights, bells, or intercom systems to determine patients' needs.

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43. Computer System

low Demand
Here's how Computer System is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Specialized training received in industry-specific computer systems, collection materials, and charting requirements in a federally regulated environment.
  • Monitored patient activity and recorded all vital information into computer system for record retention.
  • Record daily activities in hospitals computer system beacon.
  • Documented daily patient charting with computer system.
  • Document in computer system per hospital policy.
  • Removed Doctor Orders from charts ordered in computer system, arranged consultations and kept record of daily pt census.
  • Documented patient care in computer system, obtained vital signs, and performed blood glucose checks.
  • Collected patient vital signs and blood glucose levels as well as documented in EPIC computer systems.
  • Utilized a computer system for data entry pertaining to patient care.
  • Obtained vital signs and inputted them into the computer system.
  • Performed data entry of vital signs into computer system.
  • Inputted patient information into the State Prison computer system.
  • Work with multiple computer systems in the hospital.
  • Put doctor's orders in the computer system.
  • Answer telephones and efficiently processes information, including accurately transcribing physician's orders.Effectively utilize computer systems to meet patient/unit needs.
  • Organized and filed assorted paperwork Computed patient information and data into the hospital computer system
  • Assisted nurses by taking routine vital signs, inputs and outputs and inputing all information into the computer system.
  • Record and monitor routine vital signs, chart patient information into Cerner computer system.
  • Interpreted orders written by MD and entered them into the computer system 5.
  • Registered labor and delivery patients Ordered labs through the HCA Meditech computer systems.

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44. Oral Hygiene

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Here's how Oral Hygiene is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Take care of personal and oral hygiene: bathing, shaving, nail care, changing etc.
  • Assisted residents with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, feeding and elimination and took vital signs.
  • General nursing duties to include patient vital signs and assisting patient with a bath and oral hygiene.
  • Perform services for patients involving bath, oral hygiene, care of hair and oral feeding.
  • Changed and assisted nurse with sterile dressings, assist client with bathing, oral hygiene, grooming, elimination.
  • Performed care, which includes bathing, linen changes, oral hygiene, and comfort measures.

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45. Physician Orders

low Demand
Here's how Physician Orders is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Processed physician orders and initiated symptom specific protocol during patient care along with appropriate interventions and procedures.
  • Have been cross-trained as an administrative assistant transcribing physician orders and patient care directives.
  • Authorized drug refills and provided prescription information to pharmacies per physician orders.
  • Reviewed physician orders in computerized record.
  • Served as a member of Interdisciplinary Health Care Team that supported the direct care duties of caregivers through physician orders.
  • Completed physician orders such as vital signs and blood sugar checks.
  • Document physician orders and inform nursing team of new orders.
  • Direct patient care, wound cares, transcribe physician orders.
  • Scheduled lab analyses per physician orders.
  • Enter physician orders into system.
  • Direct patient care, Blood draws, Electrocardiograms, Patient surgical Schedules and Patient Appointments.Transcription of Physician orders.
  • Enter physician orders into Meditech, order labs, call consults, and schedule procedures.
  • Check physician orders to ensure patients are receiving appropriate tests.

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46. Hipaa

low Demand
Here's how Hipaa is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Retrieved or initiates patients medical history and examination file while maintaining confidentiality and compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Monitored behavior reporting unusual activity/ailments appropriately w/urgency adhering to HIPAA regulations.
  • Worked with all health care HIPAA policy and procedures, and implemented new manuals for each department when hired.
  • Maintain patient, physician, and employee privacy and confidentiality per HIPAA and Facility policy.
  • Provide customer service in a positive and fast paced atmosphere, while practicing HIPAA.
  • Accessed and maintained patient records under the ethical guidelines required by HIPAA.
  • Adhere to HIPAA laws at all times.
  • Follow HIPAA laws at all times.
  • Help maintain a safe and comfortable environment during patients hospital stay Abide by HIPAA and Advocate Missions and Philosophies
  • Ensured and enforced medical office compliance with HIPAA, OSHA and CLIA regulations for maximum quality and contro
  • Schedule patients for pre admit appointments, Ensured HIPAA compliance.
  • General care of patients, as well as, complying witb HIPAA guidlines.

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47. Hippa

low Demand
Here's how Hippa is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Entered patient information into electronic medical record and maintained confidentiality in compliance with HIPPA policies.
  • Adhere to HIPPA regulations by protecting patient confidentiality.
  • Maintained confidentially always in accordance with HIPPA regulations.
  • Care for patients and assuring their safety while maintaining patient privacy as mentioned by HIPPA Law.
  • Attend in-service training on HIPPA and corporate compliance ensuring continuity of care and quality assurance.
  • Organize, create, and file HIPPA-secured documents for patient-provider relations.
  • Ensured patient information is kept confidential by following HIPPA guideline.
  • Adhered to hospital guidelines on safety, HIPPA standards.
  • Maintained correct HIPPA and OSHA Laws and Regulations.
  • Maintained patient records in accordance to HIPPA regulations.
  • Adhere to HIPPA protocols and also facility protocols.
  • Comply with HIPPA and OSHA rules and regulations
  • Followed all HIPPA and OSHA laws.
  • Implemented healthcare safety, infection control regulations, HIPPA, data protection, risk management and federal guidelines.
  • Worked under HIPPA and ICARE policy so i'm well trained on hospital policy.
  • Record client's signatures on HIV form, HIPPA, and paramedic form.
  • Abided by HIPPA guidelines to ensure patients' privacy at all times.
  • Ensured compliance with regulations in regards to HIPPA and PHI.

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48. Oral Care

low Demand
Here's how Oral Care is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Helped clients, did vital checks, helped clients with baths and oral care or did total care if required.
  • Assist with toileting, linen changes, bed baths, gown changes, oral care, and ambulation.
  • Performed oral care, incontinence care, and bathed total care clients.
  • Bathed and assisted with oral care.
  • Performed oral care, bathing, shaving, combing hair, backrubs, and trimming nails, etc.
  • Provided oral care/hygeine, grooming, bathing/shower, dressing and assisted with transfer with appropriate device.

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49. Alzheimer

low Demand
Here's how Alzheimer is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Sit with patients on a 1:1 when needed to keep Alzheimer's and dementia patients safe while in hospitals care.
  • Worked on locked and unlocked psychiatric unit providing assistance to patients including adults, teens and Alzheimer patients
  • Provided nursing care in a long-term care facility specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia.
  • Experienced with cardiac, Alzheimer's, Dementia, and cancer patients.
  • Monitor patients with Alzheimer's' and Parkinson's' diseases.
  • Worked with Mental, Alzheimer's and very ill patients.
  • Assisted Alzheimer and Psych patients on a lock.
  • Established in Alzheimer's and Dementia patient care.
  • Assisted with Alzheimer patient daily activities.
  • Worked closely alongside LPNs and RNs and PTs in assistance - Certifications for Alzheimers and Dementia care

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50. Meal Trays

low Demand
Here's how Meal Trays is used in Nurse Technician jobs:
  • Helped with feeding, handling of meal trays, documented in/out put.
  • Pass and pick up meal trays and help feed patients if necessary.
  • Administered meal trays to patients.
  • pass out meal trays, perform glucose checks, etc.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Nurse Technician

Vital Signs25.3%
Patient Care11.1%
RN7.9%
Blood Pressure7.6%
EKG6.6%
ADL5.8%
Charge Nurse5.8%
IV5.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Nurse Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
20.8%
20.8%
2
2
Patient Care
Patient Care
9.2%
9.2%
3
3
RN
RN
6.5%
6.5%
4
4
Blood Pressure
Blood Pressure
6.2%
6.2%
5
5
EKG
EKG
5.5%
5.5%
6
6
ADL
ADL
4.8%
4.8%
7
7
Charge Nurse
Charge Nurse
4.8%
4.8%
8
8
IV
IV
4.5%
4.5%
9
9
Personal Care
Personal Care
2.9%
2.9%
10
10
Phlebotomy
Phlebotomy
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Blood Sugars
Blood Sugars
2.7%
2.7%
12
12
Telemetry
Telemetry
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
ICU
ICU
1.4%
1.4%
14
14
CPR
CPR
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.2%
1.2%
16
16
Drawing Blood
Drawing Blood
1.2%
1.2%
17
17
Fluid Intake
Fluid Intake
1.1%
1.1%
18
18
Rehab
Rehab
1.1%
1.1%
19
19
Patient Rooms
Patient Rooms
1%
1%
20
20
Medical Records
Medical Records
1%
1%
21
21
CNA
CNA
1%
1%
22
22
Daily Living Activities
Daily Living Activities
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Oncology
Oncology
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Daily Care
Daily Care
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Bladder Scans
Bladder Scans
0.8%
0.8%
28
28
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Direct Supervision
Direct Supervision
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Medical Equipment
Medical Equipment
0.6%
0.6%
31
31
Bed Linens
Bed Linens
0.6%
0.6%
32
32
Laboratory Specimens
Laboratory Specimens
0.6%
0.6%
33
33
Medication Administration
Medication Administration
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Bed Baths
Bed Baths
0.5%
0.5%
35
35
NG
NG
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Medical Procedures
Medical Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Catheter Care
Catheter Care
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Medical Supplies
Medical Supplies
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Signal Lights
Signal Lights
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Computer System
Computer System
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Oral Hygiene
Oral Hygiene
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Physician Orders
Physician Orders
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Hipaa
Hipaa
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Hippa
Hippa
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Oral Care
Oral Care
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Alzheimer
Alzheimer
0.4%
0.4%
50
50
Meal Trays
Meal Trays
0.4%
0.4%

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