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Summer Nurse Intern

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Summer Nurse Intern

Memphis, TN
  • Responsibilities

    Summer 2019 Nurse Intern Job -Date:Jan 1, 2019 Location:Memphis, TN, US Company:Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare Summary Under close supervision of a nurse preceptor, performs patient care to develop nursing skills in an assigned nursing area. Performs assigned duties to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures and standards required for successful performance. Specific activities vary by assignment and serve to offer practical experience and broad exposure to the organizations structure. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified inThe Methodist Mission, Vision and Values. Applications will be accepted January 1stthrough January 31st, for the 2019 Summer Student Nurse Internship Program. This eight-week paid program is open to nursing students who have successfully completed two semesters of clinical work and must be within one year of graduation from a professional accredited BSN program.SNIs provide nursing care under the direction of a nurse preceptor.Program dates are from June 10, 2019 to August 2, 2019.All Interns must attend orientation on June 10ththrough June 12thduring the day. The Student Nurse Internship Program provides students with the opportunity to work in a healthcare setting under the guidance of a preceptor. The program provides students with an opportunity to refine nursing skills and build confidence while working with a full-time nurse. Opportunities are being offered in the EDs, ORs (excludes PACU), ICUs and Med/Surg units(evenings/nights/weekends). -Working in theEDa Student Intern will have the opportunity to further develop assessment skills in an emergent environment, assist with providing care for a variety of emergent issues, assist with cardiopulmonary monitoring, and transporting patients to procedural areas and post-ED admission. -Working in theORa Student Intern will have the opportunity to learn surgical instruments, assist with setting up and tearing down procedures, learn about aseptic and sterile techniques, decontaminate instruments/trays, assembling of trays in CSR, assist with room turn-over and set up, assist with patient positioning and interviewing, assist with ADL in SDS, assist in PACU under the RN supervision, review documentation and orders, assist with patient transport. -Working in theMed/Surgunits a Student Intern will have the opportunity to develop nursing skills such as head to toe assessment, in conjunction with a RN assist with admission and discharges, patient education, transporting patients to procedural areas. -Working in theICUa Student Intern will have the opportunity to develop critical assessment skills, assist in the provision of care to critically ill patients, participate in the monitoring of hemodynamic parameters, and work collaboratively with other members of the critical care team. Qualifications: -Must have successfully completed two semesters of clinical work and be within one year of graduation from an approved registered nurse program with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0. -Must be enrolled in a BSN program. -Must be in good standing in the school of nursing. -Must be enrolled in an approved school of nursing program. Expectations: -Attend orientation during the day on June 10ththrough June 12th. -Work 36-40 hours per pay week, evening/nights/weekends(except for OR which will be primarily day shift) -Attend educational sessions provided by Clinical Educational Services -Be professional, follow the MLH values and guiding behaviors -Student housing:Not available Education/Experience/Licensure -Education/Formal Training -Work Experience -Credential/Licensure -REQUIRED: -Enrolled in a BSN program and has completed Junior year in an accredited BSN nursing program. GPA 3.0 or above; in good standing. -Letter of recommendation from nursing instructor. -Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support. -PREFERRED: -N/A -N/A -N/A -SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED: -N/A -N/A -N/A Knowledge/Skills/Abilities -Basic mathematical proficiency required to including adding, subtracting, multiplying, and calculating of percentages. -Good written and verbal communication skills. Key Job Responsibilities -Assists and/or provides patient with personal care, activities of daily living and other basic needs under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse. -Observes and reports patient conditions/behaviors to the Registered Nurse. Physical Requirements -The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion. -Must have good balance and coordination. -The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently. -The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading. -Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact. -Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials. -Ability to react quickly to emergency situations

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care