Student Nurse Tech - Emergency Department - PRN
Company: CHI St. Luke's Medical Group
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 9, 2019
Position Type: PRN
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0
Primary Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB EDWARDS
JobSummary / Purpose:?Thisjob is responsible for providing nursing
care and support to patients under thedirection of a Registered
Nurse (RN) in a defined care team and in accordancewith assigned
tasks and permitted by the Nursing Skills Checklist, with
theexception of administering medication.? An incumbent
assumesresponsibility for their own actions taking into
consideration clinicalexperience/education preparation, while being
an active student in anaccredited nursing program.? A school-signed
copy of the incumbent?s NursingSkills Checklist is kept on file and
updated regularly.? ?Tasksare assigned by nursing staff in clear,
detailed and specific instructions.?Employees work as instructed
and seek guidance on matters notspecifically covered in the
original instructions.? Work is reviewedthrough progress checks for
accuracy, adequacy and adherence to standards,instructions and
established procedures.?KeyJob Responsibilities: ?
- Provides patientpersonal care/hygiene and physical comfort
within assigned tasks and permittedby Nursing Skills Checklist,
including feeding, bathing, shaving, changingclothes, bed making,
ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring,enemas, skin
care and bowel/bladder elimination.? Provides such additionalcare
as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of
assignedpatient based on skill, ability, and patient acuity.?
Prepares patient,equipment and supplies for specific
- Performs, monitors,reports and documents all clinical
activities within assigned tasks andpermitted by Nursing Skills
Checklist. Observes and reports changes in patientcondition to the
RN.? Obtains, labels and transports a variety of samples(e.g.
urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products).
- Assistsnursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer
of patient by performingactivities such as inventory/storing
patient belongings, providing patient withrelevant personal
care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and
transportingpatient to room or other location using wheelchairs,
stretchers or patient bed.
- Providespatient information to nursing staff for inclusion in
the interdisciplinaryplan of care; documents relevant patient data
in accordance with work unitstandards.
- Maintainsa neat and organized work environment.? Orders, stocks
and replenishessupplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and
reports problems withsupplies or equipment; enters equipment repair
request in system, tagsequipment and removes from service.?
- Maintainsa safe work and patient environment, adhering to the
hospital?s Safety, RiskManagement, Regulatory Standards and
- Participatesin quality assurance/improvement initiatives and
activities.? Participatesin growth opportunities.??
?QUALIFICATIONS:??RequiredEducation:??Currentenrollment as a Junior
or Senior in an accredited Registered Nurse, Bachelor ofScience
Degree program or final year in a Registered Nurse, Associate
Degreeprogram. ?RequiredLicensure and Certifications: Mustbe
registered as a Nurse Aide in the state of
practice.Currenthealthcare provider BLS certification.
?RequiredMinimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of
basicpatient care practices (including BLS), standards and
tools/equipment.? Knowledge of patientconfidentiality/safety
guidelines and proper body mechanics as applied topatient movement
and transport. Knowledge of basicpatient care practices (including
BLS), standards and tools/equipment.? Knowledge of
patientconfidentiality/safety guidelines and proper body mechanics
as applied topatient movement and transport. Knowledge of
themeaning and use of medical terminology and
abbreviations.Knowledge of, orability to learn, CHI Health and/or
department standards, procedures andrequirements applicable to the
position.? Ability to learn andeffectively apply the
confidentiality, safety, risk management and StandardPrecautions
standards of the work unit. Ability to communicateeffectively with
patients, family and co-workers.? Ability to use properbody
mechanics, proper posture, and appropriate repetition relief and
staticposture relief maneuvers.? Ability to followverbal and
written instructions in an efficient, accurate and timelymanner.?
Ability to useeffective customer service skills with both internal
and externalcustomers.? Ability to read,understand and communicate
in English sufficient to perform the duties of theposition.Ability
to use officeequipment and automated systems/applications/software
at an acceptable level.?Abilityto establish and maintain effective
working relationships as required by theduties of the position.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0253926
- Schedule: Part-time
- Shift: On Call
- Market: CHI St. Luke's Medical Group
Keywords: CHI St. Luke's Medical Group, Council Bluffs , Student Nurse Tech - Emergency Department - PRN, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa
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