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Student Nurse Tech

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Position Type: PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0

Primary Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB


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.

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 incumbents 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:

  • 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.

    • 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).

      • 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.

        • Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the

          interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance

          with work unit standards.

          • 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.

            • Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospitals

              Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.

              • Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives and activities.

                Participates in growth opportunities.


                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.

                Additional Information

                • Requisition ID: 2019-R0221486

                • Schedule: Part-time

                • Shift: Flex Time

                • Market: CHI Health

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

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