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Student Nursing Technician - Float (Per Diem)

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Per Diem
Standard Hours: 1
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: per diem position

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 Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

Under the supervision of a Nurse Leader and the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Student Nurse Technician is responsible for performing specific duties that support patient care, which includes direct and indirect patient care activities that are essential to providing a safe and efficient care environment. This position performs selected interventions and activities that contribute to providing comprehensive care to patients in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies, and procedures. In addition, along with the care team, this position is responsible for ensuring a positive patient experience.   

This role performs in a high activity work environment with multiple priorities and necessitates flexibility in scheduling.

Student Nurse Technicians must be actively enrolled in an accredited ASN or BSN Nursing program.


  •  Assists the RN and the nursing care team by performing nursing care measures that contribute to the daily management of patient care. Upholds infection prevention standards.
  • Performs and assists with direct patient care: bathing, grooming, oral / denture care, perineal care, toileting, elimination, feeding, positioning, repositioning and ambulation.
  •  Performs interventions: specimen collection, urinary catheter care, Point of Care Testing.
  • Obtains and records vital signs using the electronic medical record.
  • Assists in maintaining a clinical environment that is clean, safe and free from clutter.


Minimum Requirements

• Current enrollment in an accredited ASN or BSN program and in good academic standing.
• Successful completion of PCT specific HHC orientation. 

• None    
Licensure, Certification, Registration
• Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

Language Skills
• Must be able to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information in English.

Preferred Requirements

•High school diploma or GED preferred.
• Successful completion of Hospital approved Preceptor training.
• Acute care experience as a nursing assistant

Licensure, Certification, Registration
• Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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