Student Intern-Nursing

  • DULUTH, MN
  • 01 Nursing Administration Department
  • Part-time Temporary - All Shifts - 8/12 hours
  • Nursing
  • FTE: 0.6
  • Req #: 22277
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Summary

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Under the immediate supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), the student intern applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care in accordance with St Luke’s policies and procedures. Assists with selected routine and technical aspects of nursing care to patients of all ages under the direct supervision of an RN. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patient's families and evaluates outcomes under the supervision of an RN. Intern will complete forms provided by the Student Nurse Internship Implementation Group (SNII). These forms include: Student Skills Self-Assessment of Skills and Educational Competencies, Goal Sheet, Post Internship Evaluation, Summer Intern Program Evaluation and Agency Evaluation of Preceptor/Mentor. Mandatory attendance for orientation date as scheduled by Education Manager of St. Luke’s.
  • MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: Currently enrolled in a Nursing Baccalaureate program and completed the junior year. Grade point average minimum of 2.75 or greater.
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or Military Training Network.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • Education: N/A
    • Experience: N/A
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    • Knowledge of current principles and techniques of nursing practice; knowledge of the practical application of the nursing process and physical assessment. Ability to support St. Luke’s goals and objectives.
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    • READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints.
    • WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures.
    • SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT
    • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
      • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching. Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
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      • Stand - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Walk - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Sit - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Reach with hands and arms - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Stoop, squat, kneel, or crouch - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Bending-repetitive forward - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Taste or smell - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
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      LIFTING REQUIREMENTS
      • Up to 10 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 25 pounds - Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 – 8 hours)
      • Up to 35 pounds - Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 – 5.5 hours)
      • Up to 50 pounds - Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)
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      WORK ENVIRONMENT
      • Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
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    • WORKING CONDITIONS
      • Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; may perform emergency care; occasionally subjected to irregular hours; occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
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