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Student Nurse Extern - Summer 2023 (application deadline 03/17/2023)

Company: Eskenazi Health
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Division:Eskenazi Health - -Sub-Division: -Hospital - -Req ID: - -12321 - -Schedule: -Part Time -Shift: -Varied (Days/Evenings) - -Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County. Physicians provide a comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services at the 327-bed hospital and outpatient facilities both on and off of the Eskenazi Health downtown campus as well as at 10 Eskenazi Health Center sites located throughout Indianapolis. - - -FLSA StatusNon-ExemptJob Role SummaryProgram Overview:The Student Nurse Extern Program is offered to nursing students who have completed their junior year. The Student Nurse Extern performs functions of a student nurse under the guidance of an Eskenazi Health RN. The externship is a 9 week program with a -28-hour-per-week commitment, which includes a mandatory four-hour lecture on Friday of each week. The program will -begin on May 22nd, 2023 and end on July 22nd, 2023. Attendance is required for the entire 9 weeks. -Clinical Units:Acuity Adaptable, -Burn Center, -Critical Care, -Emergency Department, -Family Beginnings, -Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, -Mental Health Recovery Center, -Operating Rooms and Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and -Primary Care CentersApplications:Applications must be submitted by March 17, 2023. Applications without the items below will not be considered. The cover letter and transcript must be uploaded as one document in the "cover letter" section of the application. Applications Must Include:1. Current Resume2. Copy of current transcript with GPA (can be unofficial)3. Cover LetterQuestions:If you have questions regarding the application, please contact Ann Blakley at ann.blakley@eskenazihealth.edu. For questions regarding the program, please contact Amy Little at Amy.Little@eskenazihealth.edu.Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance/supervision of licensed nursing staff, Student Nurse Extern will perform functions of a student regarding routine administrative/clinical/patient care tasks as identified in clinical skills list.
  • Performs ordered treatments after instruction/check-off area expectations in accordance with Nursing Area Procedures/Policy.
  • Assists in the admission transfer and discharge process of patients.
  • Provides as directed, assistance required by patients to meet physical needs.
  • Performs patient assessment per area expectation. After demonstrating competency, responsible and accountable for performing all clinical functions outlined for the Care Tech II on the clinical checklist include:
  • Dressings, sterile/non-sterile; vein puncture/saline locks (specimen collection only); wound prepping/cleansing; suctioning, oral/bronchial/trach/ET Tubes; History/Patient Information/data collection and documentation (reviewed and signed by RN); Foley Catheter placement; irrigate eyes/ears; O2 administration per cannual/mask; patient education as directed; apply selected topical medications; Initiate, monitor and maintain IV therapy to include saline flush (angiocath).
  • Under the direction of an RN, may place an NG or salem pump. Assists RN's and physicians in special procedures, as directed. Reviews and adheres to the patient plan of care when interacting with the patient.
  • Documents legibly and thoroughly on designated forms utilizing only hospital-approved abbreviations.
  • Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for staff and patients.
  • Responsible for attending all education offerings aligned with the program.Job Requirements
    • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited ASN or BSN nursing program and have completed two clinical semesters.
    • The program studied should include clinical experience regarding direct patient care for the total needs of the patient in an acute care environment.
    • Licenses/Certification required: Proof of active enrollment and current class standing & BLS certificationKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
      • Effective verbal and written communication skills required.
      • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections.
      • Frequent mobility required with regard to a considerable amount of walking, standing and lifting/moving of patients/equipment.
      • Risk of injury from combative patients.
      • Using computer to assess/inquire labs and e-mail at discretion of Nursing Manager and/or senior staff nurses.
      • Alters activities/behaviors to reflect/ensure adequate care appropriate to the age of patients served (i.e. adolescent, geriatric, pediatric, neo-natal, adult) as described in the area/unit age-specific and/or job specific competencies.
      • Must maintain age specific competencies as described according to department/area/and unit specific competencies. - - -Accredited by The Joint Commission and named one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years and Forbes list of best places to work for women, and Forbes list of America's best midsize employers' Eskenazi Health's programs have received national recognition while also offering new health care opportunities to the local community. As the sponsoring hospital for Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services, the city's primary EMS provider, Eskenazi Health is also home to the first adult Level I trauma center in Indiana, the only verified adult burn center in Indiana, the first community mental health center in Indiana and the Eskenazi Health Center Primary Care - Center of Excellence in Women's Health, just to name a few. - - - - - - -

        For 160 years, Eskenazi Health has offered high-quality, cost-effective and patient-focused health care to the residents of Marion County and Central Indiana. As one of America's largest essential health-care systems, Eskenazi Health provides treatment and services to nearly 1 million outpatient visitors each year.
        Eskenazi Health prides itself on creating the best possible experience for employees while on the job, providing the organizational care that makes everyone's job easier. In fact, Eskenazi Health has been named as one of Becker's Hospital Review's "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" for three consecutive years and was named on the Forbes list of "America's Best Employers 2018."
        The hospital and its more than 30 primary and mental health care sites located throughout Indianapolis are always looking for quality professionals to fill positions and join the Eskenazi Health team.

Keywords: Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis , Student Nurse Extern - Summer 2023 (application deadline 03/17/2023), Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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