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Student Nurse Intern - MedicalSurgical
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OSF Healthcare | Ottawa, IL
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Job Description


The Summer Intern Program provides an opportunity for nursing students to advance their knowledge and skills in providing patient care. Reports to Patient Care Manager. Partnered with an RN who develops and supervises the Student Nurse Intern's experience while retaining full accountability and responsibility for the care of assigned patients. Performs basic nursing procedures appropriate for the age and/or development of the patients served on assigned unit. In addition to performing normal duties of a Nursing Assistant, must demonstrate competency in technical nursing skills generally learned/acquired before beginning the last year of a nursing program; job duties will expand as skills are learned and competencies are documented by RN partner. The following are general characteristics of this job, although duties may vary by the shift and/or unit assigned.



The job incumbent is required to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care appropriate to the age of the patients served on their assigned unit(s).

This requires that the incumbent demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the physical, emotional and psycho-social needs of the patient population served.

Employee must have completed a clinical rotation and is within one year of completion of their nursing program.

Ability to turn PC hardware on/off and work with a mouse; familiar with basic elements of a Windows environment and keyboarding; perform basic computer tasks with instruction; comfortable with learning new applications.

Current BLS for Healthcare Provider card.

Work requires the interpersonal skills necessary to comfort patients, family members and/or significant others; and to communicate effectively with other patient care providers.

Work requires analytical ability necessary to prioritize work load.

Must have a GPA of at least 3.0.


Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

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About OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare System continues to be a leader in Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) network services for self-funded employers. OSF Direct Access Network (DAN) is a network of health care providers who have agreed to provide services at a reduced cost through written service agreements between the employer and OSF. The employer's self-funded health plan receives the benefit of access to a large number of quality health care providers and reduced health care expenses, improving the company's bottom line. OSF is your partner in health care. Through DAN, OSF Healthcare System provides a stable and distinguished network of 22 hospitals and independently owned surgical centers. Members also find access to 1,800 physicians, mid-level professionals, and ancillary providers who meet strict credentialing standards. This is all part of the Mission of OSF Healthcare System. Just select the Provider Search tab to locate OSF Direct Access Network hospitals, physicians, mid-level, and ancillary providers in your area. When you choose OSF Direct Access Network, you get: access to a comprehensive network of quality providers competitive rates to lower health care costs incurred by plan members participating online provider directory customized wellness services from participating providers urgent care centers, outpatient surgical centers, diagnostic testing centers, behavioral health, addiciton recovery, and more! OSF works closely with employers, brokers, and third party administrators by submitting up-to-date provider information through personal contact, electronic communication, and monthly downloads. This helps to ensure accurate information is used for your plan administration and claims processing. The OSF Direct Access Network manager will be your partner in fitting the PPO network to your company's benefit plan, contracting service agreements, provider updates, and services.