Student Nurse Tech - Emergency Department - PRN
Company: CHI St. Luke's Medical Group
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: November 10, 2019
Position Type: PRN Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0 Primary
Location: IA > COUNCIL BLUFFS > MERCY CB EDWARDS BUILDING 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: ? 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 hospital?s Safety, Risk
Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.?
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: 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, Other , Council Bluffs, Iowa
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