Harris Health System

Supplemental Nurse Technician I

Houston, TX

Job description
Job ID
Ben Taub General Hospital
Hiring Range:
Hourly Minimum to Midpoint:
Full/Part Time
About Us

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Associations Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson achieved Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Job Profile

The Nurse Technician I (NT I) is accountable for supporting patient care activities, under the supervision of a registered nurse on inpatient nursing units. The NT I works closely with the charge nurse and staff nurses to assure that patient care needs are met. The NT I performs patient care activities, as delegated, and adheres to patient safety measures. The NT I has basic knowledge of medical terminology and possesses communication, organizational, and computer skills. The NT I demonstrates personal and professional effectiveness.


Education/Licensure/Specialized Training:

Education: Currently enrolled in an accredited Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Nursing program, has completed the Nursing fundamentals course and one clinical rotation.

Licensure/Certification: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

Equipment Operated: Nurse Call system and headwall, patient bed, head wall devices, vital sign monitoring equipment, supply-dispensing machines.

Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)

Other Skills:
Medical Terms, PC

Work Schedule:
Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Allied Health