Patient Care Technicians - Baystate Health

Req#: R30779
Category(s): Clinical Support, Patient Care Technicians
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Shift: Second

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Franklin Medical Center is looking for an Apprentice Nurse (ANP) to join our Emergency Department team in Greenfield, MA!

Resume Required with Application

Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) is an 89-bed community hospital in Greenfield, MA. Rooted in a rich tradition of service and accountability to the people of Franklin County, North Quabbin, and surrounding communities. BFMC services include emergency, surgery, cancer, heart and vascular, obstetrics, and more.

  • More than 200 physicians on active and courtesy staff
  • More than 24,000 Emergency Department visits annually
  • More than 400 babies delivered each year in The Birthplace – a progressive, midwife-driven service.
  • Training site for the Family Medicine residency, and for residents in emergency medicine, surgery, and obstetrics programs based at Baystate Medical Center
  • Franklin Medical Center joined Baystate Health in 1986

Rooted in a rich tradition of 125 years of service and accountability, our highly skilled team is committed to advancing care with our state-of-the art facilities and technology. Baystate Franklin houses a $26 million surgical center and the talented surgical teams of the Baystate Health network. Our spacious pre-surgery, recovery, and family waiting areas offer privacy and comfort with natural light, healing gardens, and other amenities. Our multidisciplinary approach gives you access to specialists from across the Baystate Health system, offering comprehensive and collaborative medical treatments close to home.

SCHEDULE:

Second Shift (3P-1130P)

ANP I

  • Must work a minimum of 200 hours annually, excluding orientation time.   Preferably, an ANP I will work 36 hours in a 12-week period if feasible while actively enrolled and participating in classes and will work expanded hours during summer and winter breaks, preferably 24 hours per week, as available,

ANP II

  • Must work a minimum of 300 hours annually, excluding orientation time.  Preferably an ANP II will work 72 hours in a 12-week period if feasible while actively enrolled and participating in classes and will work expanded hours during summer and winter breaks, preferably a minimum of 24 hours a week, as available.

LOCATION:

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center
  • Greenfield, MA
  • Onsite parking

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS BY JOB LEVEL:

ANP I

  • RN program students actively enrolled and participating in an accredited nursing program.
  • Successfully completed one full semester of clinical rotation or previous experience as an ANP/ CNA/ MA/ HHA/ EMT/PCT/Medic or applicable patient care experience.

ANP II

  • RN program students actively enrolled and participating in an accredited nursing program.
  • Successfully completed 2 semesters of clinicals or has a minimum of 1-year direct patient care experience AND is willing to commit additional time to the program.

THE ADVANTAGES OF WORKING WITH BAYSTATE!

  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases
  • Continuing education support and reimbursement
  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages
  • Farm Share Memberships
  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service.
  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!
  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health.
  • Onsite parking

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!

OUR COMPENSATION PHILOSOPHY:

We offer competitive total compensation packages that include pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. Our compensation offers consider a wide range of factors including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. Compensation offers do not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com or interact with us socially at facebook.com/BaystateCareers or on Twitter @BaystateCareers

All correspondence can be directed to:

Cole Courtemanche, Healthcare Recruiter

cole.courtemanche@baystatehealth.org

Summary

The Apprentice Nurse Program (ANP) will function in a supportive role to a registered nurse and work collaboratively with the health care team in the management of patient care.  This position allows the student to gain experience in providing care to a diverse patient population and to develop strong communication and organizational skills.  Students will report to the Manager of the Nurse Residency Program/and or Nursing Unit Manager or designee. Clinical responsibility will be coordinated by the clinical supervisor. ANPs will perform direct patient care (hygiene, skin care, mobility, and assistance with elimination needs), obtain and record vital signs, collect laboratory specimens, document intake/output, communicate effectively with patients/staff, promote patient safety and function as a team member within the health system.  

Adherence to Baystate Health and department compliance policies and all applicable laws and regulations is mandatory.

ANP leadership is committed to conversations with ANP members to meet the individual needs of the student.

Requirements

1) Provides age-appropriate care to patients.

Demonstrated knowledge of developmental stages for the following age groups and applies developmental theories and concepts when implementing care for patients.

2) Assists patients with the elimination of body wastes.

Offers assistance to bathroom, or provides bedpan, urinal, commode, or emesis basin immediately after patient request as indicated by the absence of patient complaints. Accurately labels and sends specimens of urine, feces, and sputum within 30 minutes of the specified time frame unless discussed with RN as evidenced by random review of reports. Accurately measures and records height, weight, and vital signs in accordance with established policy as indicated by random review of intake and output forms.

3) Performs POC testing

4) Communicate with staff about any potentially dangerous or life-threatening situations 

5) Communicates to staff to provide high-quality care and treatment

Communicates effectively with team, patients, and family to promote patient safety. Interacts with patients in a respectful and informative manner; clearly communicates information related to patient care to the team; recognizes culturally based patient and family needs.

6) Is knowledgeable or emergency procedures and resources and is ready to act in the event of an emergency.

7) Assists in the delivery of ancillary services as directed

8) Assists with clerical/support activities related to physician practice and treatment activities.

Works to ensure proper scheduling of patients for ancillary services. Recognizes when the referral is needed from a third-party provider and communicates a need to coworkers in a timely manner.

9) Assists clerical staff as available in preparing charts for scheduled appointments. Assure patients have been registered and all insurance information is in order prior to processing patients for services. Record and file laboratory/radiological testing results and other pertinent information in the patient record in a timely fashion as evidenced by the manager's review.

10) Monitors patients during treatment and notifies RNs of changes

Required Education

RN program students actively enrolled and participating in an accredited nursing program

Preferred Education

None

Required Experience

Successfully complete one full semester of clinical rotation or previous experience as an ANP/ CNA/ MA/ HHA/ EMT/PCT/Medic or applicable patient care experience.

Preferred Experience

None

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

GED or HiSET (Required)

Certifications:

Basic Life Support – American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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