Student Nurse Tech
Company: Mercy Health
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: April 18, 2019
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
a job that recognizes and rewards your nursing education. Our
Tech positions at CHI Health, offers a flexible schedule and
stretch your skills.
Job Summary / Purpose:
This job is responsible for providing nursing care and support to
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
with the exception of administering medication. An incumbent
responsibility for their own actions taking into consideration
experience/education preparation, while being an active student in
accredited nursing program. A school-signed copy of the incumbents
Skills Checklist is kept on file and updated regularly.
Tasks are assigned by nursing staff in clear, detailed and
instructions. Employees work as instructed and seek guidance on
specifically covered in the original instructions. Work is reviewed
progress checks for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards,
and established procedures.
Key Job Responsibilities:
- Provides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort
tasks and permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist, including feeding,
shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting,
transferring, enemas, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination.
additional care as required to meet the personal primary needs and
assigned patient based on skill, ability, and patient acuity.
equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.
- Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical
assigned tasks and permitted by Nursing Skills Checklist. Observes
changes in patient condition to the RN. Obtains, labels and
variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood
- Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer
of patient by
performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings,
patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting
transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs,
- Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in
interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in
with work unit standards.
- Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks
replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and
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
Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection
- Participates in quality assurance/improvement initiatives and
Participates in growth opportunities.
Current enrollment as a Junior or Senior in an accredited
Bachelor of Science Degree program or final year in a Registered
Associate Degree program.
Required Licensure and Certifications:
Must be registered as a Nurse Aide in the state of practice.
Current healthcare provider BLS certification.
- 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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