Student Nurse Extern (SNE) – Medical/Surgical/Telemetry – St. Elizabeth Boardman – Per diem

Bon Secours Mercy Health

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.

Student Nurse Extern

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

Performs various general duties and assists in the provision of patient care of all age groups as directed by the Registered Nurse and Organizational Leadership. Provides direct care for patients, answers call lights, performs clerical/courier/transporter functions. Collects data through a variety of means including observation and through the use of instrumentation. Recognizes and communicates pertinent information to multidisciplinary teams to ensure prompt attention to patient and departmental needs.

Essential Job Functions

Assist patients with measures of comfort and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, feeding, toileting, dressing, and grooming.

Assist patients with mobility by performing active and passive range of motion, lifting, turning, repositioning, ambulation, and transportation.

Performs routine patient care as delegated by the Registered Nurse including but not limited to obtaining specimens, recording vital signs, applying ice/heat/compress/ dressings, intake/output, point of care testing, 12 lead EKG, and reapplying monitors. May perform CPR. Explains procedures to patients allaying apprehension and eliciting cooperation. May assist in restraining combative patients.

Assists nursing team in the process of admitting, transferring, and discharging patients, including notifying appropriate individuals and departments, assembles patient charts and related paperwork, assisting and performing environmental orientation of patients, preparing, stocking, cleaning of rooms, documenting historical information, and securing belongings and valuables.

Clerical skills/duties including but not limited to courier services, answering phones/call lights and orders, obtains, stocks, places, tests, discontinues, and removes patient equipment and supplies.

Communicates and Documents pertinent patient and general information and services provided.

Identifies, troubleshoots, and works with others as applicable to resolve issues and concerns.

Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving.

Other duties as assigned.

Embraces Standards of Behavior. Demonstrates behavior consistent with Mission and Core Values. Holds Self and Others accountable for behaviors that promote service excellence. Provides excellent customer service.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Required Minimum Education:

High School Diploma or GED

Licensure/Certification Required:

CPR

Minimum Years and Type of Experience:

Must be currently enrolled in a professional school of nursing and have successfully completed one clinical nursing course and one clinical experience, or be within 90 days post- graduation.

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

Must be currently enrolled in a professional school of nursing and have successfully completed one clinical nursing course and one clinical experience and be CPR certified.

Maintains and Demonstrates competency in required clinical skills/competencies.

Demonstrates computer literacy and basic technological abilities or completion of basic computer class.

Must be able to read and comprehend written instructions and patient information.

Accurately reporting and documenting data and services provided. Good Interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with the multidisciplinary team and patients in a manner that fosters the team concept and supports the core values of the organization.

Must be flexible and able to adapt to change and constant interruptions, with the ability to set and meet deadlines.

Ability to manage and prioritize – multiple activities while working in a fast paced, environment.

Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

Prescription drug coverage

Flexible spending accounts

Life insurance w/AD&D

Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

Paid time off

Educational Assistance

And much more

Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com