Nurse Extern Behavioral Health - Philhaven

  • Mount Gretna, PA
  • WellSpan Philhaven
  • Child/Adol
  • Seasonal/Temporary - Day/Evening/Night
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 64644
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Summer 2021 Nurse Extern Program
 

  • Program dates: June 7 - August 7, 2021

  • Extern Orientation:  June 7 - 11, 2021

  • 9- week program

  • 8- week preceptor clinical experience (2 - 4 week rotations)

  • 4- day hospital orientation

  • 1:1 experienced RN preceptor.

  • 36hours per week including weekends and holidays (will follow preceptor schedule)

  • Paid clinical experience

  • Start date & WellSpan Orientation: June 7, 2021

  • PA Child Abuse & FBI fingerprint clearances required

Job Description:

Under supervision of the registered nurse, and as a fully functioning member of the patient care team, provides direct care to patients by performing a variety of duties, including assisting with data collection, provision of care, completion of selected therapeutic interventions, and documentation of care provided for a specified group of patients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides information needed by the registered nurse to coordinate the care and discharge planning for the patient and family.
  2. Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed linens and bed pans and positioning.
  3. Assists in the preparation and transportation of patients for tests, procedures, etc.
  4. Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the appropriate individuals.
  5. Obtains and documents patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, weight, respiration, pulse, pain, and department-specific requirements.
  6. Performs selected procedures if demonstrated competency during formal Nurse Extern Program (If Nurse Extern Program completed at medical facility other than York Hospital, skills checklist/competency verification must be provided), such as catheterization, nasogastric tube insertion and care, wound care, administration of tube feedings, enema administration and ostomy care.
  7. Sets up and removes equipment and supplies; ensures equipment is functioning properly and stored appropriately.
  8. Performs EKGs and Point-of-Care testing which may include blood glucose, hemoccult and specific gravity testing.
  9. Runs special errands as required. Responds to light calls.
  10. Ensures patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. are stocked with appropriate items at required levels.
  11. Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached.


 

Required Skills:

Must meet the following criteria:

o Currently enrolled in an accredited nursing program
o Must be in senior year; graduating December 2021 or Spring 2022


 

Must submit the following as an attachment in addition to the online application:

o Cover letter and professional resume
o AHA or ARC BLS certification
o Unofficial transcripts including most recent semester completed

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