Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
2/14/2020
Job Category:
Nursing
Student Nurse I
(This job is no longer available)
SSM Health | Shawnee, OK
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Job Description

Come be a part of our Wonderful Nurse Apprentice Program! You will gain wonderful experience by rotating through multiple departments and making connections with many of our hiring managers.

Under supervision and in collaboration with other health care professionals, assists in performing a variety of nursing care services for patients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Contributes to overall quality and safe care for patients by answering patients' calls for help, taking their vital signs, and monitoring their behavior and physical condition for progress or deterioration as measured by patient satisfaction, quality audits, direct observation.
* Creates a positive patient experience by assisting patients with their activities of daily living including assisting with baths, ambulating, feeding, skin care, personal and oral hygiene and making occupied and unoccupied beds as measured by patient satisfaction quality audits and direct observation.
* Contributes to quality care and safety by assisting and performing procedures such as performing dressing changes, enemas, ostomy care, toileting, turning, cough and deep breathing, catheter care, collection of biological specimens, measuring and recording intake and output of fluids.
* Contributes to exceptional patient satisfaction by establishing a compassionate environment, timely responses to patients' needs, open communication and providing emotional and psychological support.
* Contributes to safety and quality care by relaying information via charting and communicating to team members.
* Contributes to achievement of exceptional health care by functioning as a member of the team as measured by active participation in department initiatives, unit meetings, committees and special projects.
* Informs licensed nurse of any changes in patient condition/needs, of patient complaints, and of patient/significant other educational needs.
* Prepares patients for discharge and accompanies them upon dismissal as indicated.
* Stocks and maintains supplies and equipment in keeping with patient care needs and cost containment. Utilizes time and supplies economically and conscientiously.
* Orients new patients and significant others to the nursing unit.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

* Current enrollment in an accredited school of nursing and completion of first clinical rotation

EXPERIENCE

* No experience required

About SSM Health

Sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary and based in St. Louis, Mo., SSM Health Care (SSMHC) is one of the largest Catholic systems in the country. The system owns, manages and is affiliated with 20 acute care hospitals and three nursing homes in four states: Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Oklahoma. Nearly 5,000 affiliated physicians and 23,500 employees work together to provide a wide range of services that are compassionate, holistic and of high quality. SSMHC health-related businesses include information systems, home care, hospice, and support services such as materiel management and clinical engineering. SSMHC also owns an interest in Premier Medical Insurance Group Inc., one of Wisconsin's largest health maintenance organizations.