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Student Nurse Intern-Emergency Room 785 - MSH- Part Time - Days

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Healthcare
  • New York City

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  • You need a high school diploma or associates degree and must have completed first clinical year in a nursing program, with a GPA of 3.25 or above, and relevant work experience.
  • You will assist with patient care, vital signs, clinical procedures, ambulation, feeding, post-operative care, patient education, maintaining a safe environment, infection control, and other duties as assigned in the Emergency Room.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma / Associates Degree
  • Completion of the first clinical year in an accredited baccalaureate program in
  • nursing, with experience in a medical-surgical rotation.
  • Grade point average of 3.25 or above.
  • Satisfactory nursing faculty recommendations.
  • Other health-related work experience, if available.

Responsibilities

  • Performs and records patients vital signs, such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, respirations and pain rating.
  • Documents clinical data as assigned, in a computer or manual system.
  • Performs clinical procedures, such as specimen collection, venipuncture, EKG, application of sequential compression sleeves, post-mortem care, falls prevention, maintenance of skin integrity and capillary blood glucose monitoring.
  • Sets up for selected procedures and assists RNs accordingly.
  • Assists patient with activities of daily living, such as feeding, bathing and/or toileting.
  • Orients patients to Specialty Service environment. Assists patient with ambulation and all
  • levels of mobilization.
  • Assists with dietary functions, including delivering and collecting patient trays at bedside, passing menus to patients and assisting them with menu completion, mixing nutritional supplements, reporting variation in eating patterns to RN/Dietitian,
  • Maintaining accurate and timely systems for transmission of patient dietary orders and changes.
  • Assists in pre- and post-operative procedures, such as patient transport, completion of pre-op checklist and reception of patient from PACU/OR.
  • Utilizes measures to insure patient safety and promotes a restraint free environment.
  • Maintains use of restraints for patients under the direction of a RN and according to set policies and procedures.
  • Assists in emergency resuscitative procedures as directed by the registered professional nurse.
  • Provides care on the deceased as well as the involved family/significant other.
  • Pertinent observations/specific treatments of procedures administered
  • Patient care delivered on appropriate flow sheets.
  • Assists the professional registered nurse in the collaborative plan for patient education
  • participating in patient/teaching activities.
  • Maintains a safe, clean and functional environment, including ensuring for the comfortable movement of the patient. Assists the patient in room maintenance, such as bed-stripping and trash removed, when necessary.
  • Performs One-to-One and other levels of close observation of patients as ordered, e.g., for safety, elopement, or suicide prevention.
  • Performs correct infection control techniques and maintains isolation status for patients under direction of a RN and according to set procedures.
  • Operates the pneumatic tube system when required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

FAQs

What are the responsibilities of a Student Nurse Intern in the Emergency Room?

Responsibilities of a Student Nurse Intern in the Emergency Room include recording vital signs, documenting clinical data, performing clinical procedures, assisting with patient activities of daily living, assisting with dietary functions, providing care during pre- and post-operative procedures, assisting in emergency resuscitative procedures, maintaining a safe and clean environment, and performing other duties as assigned.

What qualifications are required for the Student Nurse Intern position in the Emergency Room?

Qualifications for the Student Nurse Intern position in the Emergency Room include a High School Diploma or Associates Degree, completion of the first clinical year in an accredited baccalaureate program in nursing, experience in a medical-surgical rotation, a grade point average of 3.25 or above, satisfactory nursing faculty recommendations, and other health-related work experience if available.

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