*Desperately need some advice - I hate my new job* - page 4
I apologize in advance, this is a long one - but I would really appreciate some advise from anyone who might be able to offer it. I am a new nurse. Before graduating from school I was working as a nurse tech on a specialty floor... Read More
- 0Mar 15, '13 by serenitylove14When I was a tech I cleaned pts, helped with adl's, put in foleys, draw blood, turned pts, floated bony prominences, acted as a sitter for 1 on 1s, trache care, mouthcare for vented pts, bathed pts, these were the main things. On occasion, with a nurses who really wanted to teach or trusted me, put in iv's, wound care on pressure ulcers/superficial wounds, assist in procedures. Also, the respiratory therapist would let me help out and taught me a thing or two about Ventilators. I also assisted in a ton of codes.
Hope this helps...
- 0Mar 18, '13 by Mr.FutureDNP23"So what is an anesthesia tech? I have never heard of this before.[/QUOTE]"
Ash81386 -There is a LOT more to this job but in a nut shell I basically help the Anesthesiologists and CRNAs all day. Help with intubation, troubleshoot any problems with the Anesthesia machines...blah blah blah. I love it but it is busy, busy work.