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Student Nurse Tech

Company: CHI Health
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: March 28, 2020

Job Description:

Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB
Nursing students can get great practical experience by working as a Student Nurse Tech, a job that recognizes and rewards your nursing education. Our Student Nurse Tech positions at CHI Health, offers a flexible schedule and opportunity to stretch your skills.

---Commitment: 36 hours every six weeks, with 24 of these hours over a weekend.
---Tech Pay Incentives: $1-5/hour paid for all direct patient care hours worked, up to 60 hours per week.

Job Summary / Purpose:

This job is responsible for providing nursing care and support to patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse (RN) in a defined care team and in accordance with assigned tasks and permitted by the Nursing Skills Checklist, with the exception of administering medication. An incumbent assumes responsibility for their own actions taking into consideration clinical experience/education preparation, while being an active student in an accredited nursing program. A school-signed copy of the incumbent's Nursing Skills Checklist is kept on file and updated regularly.

Tasks are assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and specific instructions. Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on matters not specifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewed through progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards, instructions and established procedures.

Key Job Responsibilities:

1. Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort within assigned tasks and permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, enemas, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill, ability, and patient acuity. Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.
2. Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities within assigned tasks and permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the RN. Obtains, labels and transports a variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).
3. Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.
4. Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unit standards.
5. Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.
6. Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital's Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.
7. Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives and activities. Participates in growth opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education:
Current enrollment as a Junior or Senior in an accredited Registered Nurse, Bachelor of Science Degree program or final year in a Registered Nurse, Associate Degree program.

Required Licensure and Certifications:
Must be registered as a Nurse Aide in the state of practice.
Current healthcare provider BLS certification.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of basic patient care practices (including BLS), standards and tools/equipment.
Knowledge of patient confidentiality/safety guidelines and proper body mechanics as applied to patient movement and transport.
Knowledge of basic patient care practices (including BLS), standards and tools/equipment.
Knowledge of patient confidentiality/safety guidelines and proper body mechanics as applied to patient movement and transport.
Knowledge of the meaning and use of medical terminology and abbreviations.
Knowledge of, or ability to learn, CHI Health and/or department standards, procedures and requirements applicable to the position.
Ability to learn and effectively apply the confidentiality, safety, risk management and Standard Precautions standards of the work unit.
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, family and co-workers.
Ability to use proper body mechanics, proper posture, and appropriate repetition relief and static posture relief maneuvers.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in an efficient, accurate and timely manner.
Ability to use effective customer service skills with both internal and external customers.
Ability to read, understand and communicate in English sufficient to perform the duties of the position.
Ability to use office equipment and automated systems/applications/software at an acceptable level.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position.
Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2020-R
  • Schedule: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • Market: CHI Health

Keywords: CHI Health, Council Bluffs , Student Nurse Tech, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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