Spectrum Health Nursing Technician Neurosciences Butterworth Full Time Nights in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Facility: Butterworth Hospital - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

Department: 7 South Neuroscience Services

Category: Nursing Assistant

Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)

Acts as a team member in the delivery of quality patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Performs basic skills per hospital/unit guidelines and communicates observations to members of the health care team.

Neuroscience (7 South - Butterworth)

-22 Beds (14 beds for our stroke unit and 8 rooms for epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU))

-Population: The primary populations served include adult patients (18 years and older) with stroke and epilepsy. Secondary populations include new onset seizures, general neurology, and medical surgical patients.

ICU Patient Overflow

-Orientation: Orientation is mandatory and done full time during the day Monday through Friday and the following Monday and Tuesday.

-Why 7 South: Neurosciences is an exciting specialty where you learn something new every day. Each patient is unique to their symptoms allowing for the team to develop great critical thinking skills. Spectrum Health/ 7 South is West Michigan's first Level 4 epilepsy center as designated by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC). There is dynamic collaboration amongst multiple disciplines to provide safe care to patients with epilepsy while developing treatment plans that have a goal to allow for a better quality of life. 7 south is also part of the comprehensive stroke center with an established 14 bed stroke unit. There is constant collaboration with the neurovascular team in providing care to the stroke patient population. 7 South utilizes a closed staffing model. Great teamwork is essential in the acute care setting and is one of the greatest strengths of 7 south.

Scheduling Expectations:

This is a full time days position with the expectation of working 72 hours every two weeks. This position utilizes core scheduling. An employee will be hired into a permanent schedule that repeats every 6 weeks. The days and hours are already preset and cannot be permanently changed to accommodate a personal or school schedule. This schedule will not have the ability to drop below 72 hours per pay period. However, there is opportunity to trade shifts with other employees or take PTO when a day off is needed.

Successful completion of Nursing Technician orientation.Orientation is mandatory and done full time during the day Monday through Friday and the following Monday and Tuesday.

Basic Qualifications:

Education - High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses - Basic Life Support (BLS) within 90 days of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

Education - 1 year college education including clinical experience

Experience - 6 months of recent, relevant patient care experience

Licenses - Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Spectrum 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, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.