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Student Nurse Extern

Company: Regional Medical Center of Memphis
Location: Memphis
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

# Regional One Health is now accepting#applications for the Student Nurse Extern Program!!!# JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:##Responsible for assisting nursing staff in the care of patients according to established policies and procedures, maintaining equipment and supplies.##Performs all activities under direct supervision of Registered Nurse.##Performs selected activities and nursing care as assigned and according to established policies and procedures: #############Performs duties applicable to assigned unit or area#except invasive procedures:##administration of medications, IV#s and blood/blood products. #############Transports patients, charts, specimens, equipment and supplies. #############Assists with admission, transfer and discharge of patients including patient and family education. #############Performs general clerical duties such as answering phone, relaying messages, filing, maintaining records and patient charges. #############Assists in developing and revising Nursing Care Plans. #############Performs skills as outlined on Skill Checklist for Nurse Extern including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age-specific patient needs. JOB REQUIREMENTS: # EDUCATION:##Must be enrolled in an approved nursing program (diploma, associate or bachelor degree in nursing) and be in the final year of said program.##Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-schooler, school-age, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient population as specialty assignment dictates. # EXPERIENCE:##Candidate must have successfully completed the following pre-requisite courses:#Foundations/Fundamentals of Nursing; Foundations/Fundamentals Clinical/Skills Course; Adult Health Nursing I; and the Adult Health Nursing I Clinical Course.###Demonstrated nursing process, physical assessment and hygiene care skills required. # LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION:##Must provide proof of continuous enrollment in an approved nursing program and hold a 2.8 GPA to maintain employment.##Current CPR/BLS certification required # PHYSICAL DEMANDS:##Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time while on duty; ability to lift, pull, push and turn patients, stretchers, wheelchairs and emergency equipment; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks and receive/interpret instructions.##Heavy Work#- Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects.##(May be further defined as #with or without assistance.#) #

Regional One Health is now accepting applications for the Student Nurse Extern Program!!!

JOB SUMMARY AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Responsible for assisting nursing staff in the care of patients according to established policies and procedures, maintaining equipment and supplies. Performs all activities under direct supervision of Registered Nurse. Performs selected activities and nursing care as assigned and according to established policies and procedures:

  • Performs duties applicable to assigned unit or area except invasive procedures: administration of medications, IV's and blood/blood products.
  • Transports patients, charts, specimens, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists with admission, transfer and discharge of patients including patient and family education.
  • Performs general clerical duties such as answering phone, relaying messages, filing, maintaining records and patient charges.
  • Assists in developing and revising Nursing Care Plans.
  • Performs skills as outlined on Skill Checklist for Nurse Extern including knowledge and behaviors, to meet age-specific patient needs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Must be enrolled in an approved nursing program (diploma, associate or bachelor degree in nursing) and be in the final year of said program. Qualified by education, training or experience to work with the neonate, infant, toddler, pre-schooler, school-age, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient population as specialty assignment dictates.

EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have successfully completed the following pre-requisite courses: Foundations/Fundamentals of Nursing; Foundations/Fundamentals Clinical/Skills Course; Adult Health Nursing I; and the Adult Health Nursing I Clinical Course. Demonstrated nursing process, physical assessment and hygiene care skills required.

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Must provide proof of continuous enrollment in an approved nursing program and hold a 2.8 GPA to maintain employment. Current CPR/BLS certification required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time while on duty; ability to lift, pull, push and turn patients, stretchers, wheelchairs and emergency equipment; hearing and visual acuity to perform tasks and receive/interpret instructions. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with or without assistance.")

Keywords: Regional Medical Center of Memphis, Memphis , Student Nurse Extern, Other , Memphis, Tennessee

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