Regional Campus: Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Posting Number: 17ST2316
Job Type: Full Time
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Medical Health Technician for the Department of Nursing for Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey. Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides direct patient care, performs simple nursing procedures, and provides assistance to the professional staff in the evaluation and treatment of patients.
Ensures that each clinic is well organized, fully prepared, and efficiently operated so that every patient and physician encounter occurs with a high level of safety and satisfaction.
Assists faculty and staff to ensure that the necessary medical record, x-rays, reports, and pathology slides are available at the time of the encounter.
Coordinates tumor study group meetings.
Supports the research mission and participates in performance improvement activities, in order to improve the quality, consistency, and efficiency of services provided.
Requires interaction and competency in providing care to patients in all age categories from neonates through geriatrics and all populations with an emphasis on patients with cancer.
Home Location Campus: Downtown New Brunswick
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Be able to take temperatures, pulse, blood pressures, and other simple procedures, where indicated.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of the position.
Must be computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Demonstrate interpersonal skills needed for working in a service environment.
Demonstrate understanding of the principles of guest relations and demonstrate ability to maintain a professional demeanor and customer service orientation under busy and stressful situations.
Demonstrate ability to respond to common inquiries from patients.
Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills.
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