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Nursing Intern - Observation Unit

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Ascension

22d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
    Science
  • Jacksonville

AI generated summary

  • You must have BLS certification within 1 month and be accepted or enrolled in a Nursing program within 90 days of hire. High school diploma/GED required.
  • You will provide direct nursing care, assist with daily activities, observe patient status, report observations, help develop care plans, and perform other assigned tasks in an Observation Unit as a Nursing Intern.

Requirements

  • Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted.
  • Education:
  • High school diploma/GED required. Must be accepted or enrolled into a Nursing program upon date of hire/transfer and begin classes within 90 days of date of hire/transfer.

Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Complete assigned nursing orders as directed by preceptor, including assisting patient with activities of daily living and taking vital signs.
  • Observe patient status and responses.
  • Document and report observations to preceptor or other appropriate staff.
  • Assist preceptor with development of care plan by reporting test results and patient observations.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned, including environmental services and preparing/transporting patients for diagnostic services.

FAQs

What are the benefits provided for this Nursing Intern position in the Observation Unit?

The benefits for this position include paid time off (PTO), various health insurance options and wellness plans, retirement benefits including employer match plans, long-term and short-term disability, employee assistance programs (EAP), parental leave and adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, and ways to give back to your community.

What are the responsibilities of a Nursing Intern in the Observation Unit?

As a Nursing Intern in the Observation Unit, you will provide direct nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), complete assigned nursing orders, observe patient status and responses, document and report observations, assist with care plan development, and perform other tasks as assigned.

What are the requirements for licensure, certification, and registration for this Nursing Intern position?

The requirements for licensure, certification, and registration include obtaining BLS Provider certification within 1 month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. American Heart Association or American Red Cross certifications are accepted. Additionally, a high school diploma/GED is required, and you must be accepted or enrolled into a Nursing program upon date of hire/transfer and begin classes within 90 days of date of hire/transfer.

A faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

Science & Healthcare
Industry
10,001+
Employees
1999
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.