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Nursing Intern - Respiratory Step Down & Acute Care

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Ascension

15d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • Wichita

AI generated summary

  • You need BLS certification within 30 days of hire, high school diploma/GED, acceptance/enrollment in a Nursing program upon hire, starting classes within 90 days.
  • You will assist in daily patient care tasks, monitor patient responses, document observations, participate in care plan development, and provide support for diagnostic services.

Requirements

  • Licensure / Certification / Registration:
  • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 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

  • 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 is the schedule like for this Nursing Intern position?

The schedule for this Nursing Intern position is PRN, Day Shift, from 7am-7pm, with a minimum of 1 12-hour shift each pay period (2 weeks), and a rotating weekend and holiday schedule.

What benefits are offered for this Nursing Intern position?

Benefits for this position include paid time off (PTO), various health insurance options, retirement benefits, long-term and short-term disability, employee assistance programs, parental leave and adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, and ways to give back to the community.

What are the responsibilities of this Nursing Intern position?

The Nursing Intern will provide direct nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), complete assigned nursing orders, observe patient status and responses, assist with the development of care plans, and perform other tasks as assigned.

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

The requirements include obtaining BLS Provider certification within 1 month of hire date, having a high school diploma/GED, being accepted or enrolled in a Nursing program upon date of hire/transfer, and beginning classes within 90 days of hire/transfer.

Why should someone consider joining the Ascension Via Christi team for this Nursing Intern position?

Ascension Via Christi has a long history of providing healing to Kansas communities, offers career opportunities across multiple healthcare settings, is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system, and empowers associates to give back and make a positive impact in their community.

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.