This is a PRN position to allow for flexibility of hours for a student.

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

As a Nurse Technician you’ve chosen a career where patients matter–a lot.

Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

EDUCATION

EXPERIENCE

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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Nurse Intern - The Meadows

St. Clare Meadows Care Ctr

Nursing Internship

This is a PRN position to allow for flexibility of hours for a student.

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you.

As a Nurse Technician you’ve chosen a career where patients matter–a lot.

Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day.

Provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes assigned nursing orders as directed by preceptor, including assisting patient with activities of daily living and taking vital signs.
  • Observes patient status and responses. Documents and reports observations to preceptor or other appropriate staff.
  • Assists preceptor with development of care plan by reporting test results and patient observations.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned, including environmental services and preparing/transporting patients for diagnostic services.
  • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient’s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
  • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Current enrollee or graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's enrollees must have completed junior year; Associate's enrollees must have completed second semester clinicals; Graduate has failed a licensure exam and is awaiting retake for a maximum of six months post graduation

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Constant standing and walking.
  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication.
  • Frequent use of hearing to distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
  • Frequent reaching, gripping, and keyboard use/data entry.
  • Frequent use of vision for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
  • Occasional bending, stooping, crawling, kneeling, sitting, squatting and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
  • Occasional use of vision to judge distances and spatial relationships.
  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
  • Occasional lifting/moving patients.
  • Occasional use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
  • Occasional driving.