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🚀 Internship

• Starts Jun 2

Nurse Intern – Infusion Therapy

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Denver

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in an accredited RN Bachelors Degree program, have a current BLS certification, be available full-time during the summer internship program, eligible to work in the U.S., and preferably have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, strong oral and written communication skills, knowledge of clinical terminology, and experience with infusion therapy.
  • The Nurse Intern - Infusion Therapy at UnitedHealthcare is responsible for administering IV therapy treatments, monitoring patient progress, providing patient education, and triaging patient problems both in person and over the telephone. They will also travel with infusion staff to perform in-home infusion therapy.

Off-cycle Internship

HealthcareDenver

Description

  • The Nursing Internship Program is designed to provide nursing students the opportunity to gain hands on experience in areas within the nursing field outside of hospital bed-side patient care. During the experience you will get exposure to patient care needs through the healthcare continuum, enrichment opportunities such as the UHG Corporate Headquarters Experience, Day in the Life of a Nurse Series, Enterprise Foundations, networking, and student cohort connections. 

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited RN Bachelors Degree program with graduation anticipated within 12 months of internship.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Must be available to work full-time, 40 hours per week during the duration of the summer internship program (from June 3 – August 9)
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered)
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of clinical terminology
  • Experience with infusion therapy

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare

Responsibilities

  • As a Nurse Intern, you will serve as a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. Under the supervision of our RNs and providers, you will learn how to:
  • Administer IV therapy treatments in the coordination and effective use of peripheral vascular lines that require advanced nursing competencies.
  • Be responsible for the appropriate utilization of resources and optimum quality of devices for positive patient outcomes.
  • Develop, interpret, implement and document a plan of care for each patient.
  • Analyze patient information and laboratory data
  • Triage patient problems during clinic visits and over the telephone.
  • Perform patient education, assessing the appropriateness of interdisciplinary services
  • Document and record all medication doses, reactions and return visits in clinic chart
  • Recognize patient circumstances and lab data which require referral and communications to PCP
  • Travel with infusion staff to perform in-home infusion therapy (may vary by market)

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Start date

Jun 2, 2024

Location

Denver