Student Nurse - Medical ICU Job

Full Job Title: Student Nurse Medical ICU

Job Number: 17010085

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Varied

Hours: Varied

Description

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Student Nurse - PRN


8 ICU provides services and 24 hour care to adult andgeriatric patients with acute life-threatening or potentially life threateningmedical, surgical, oncological, and pulmonary illnesses. The purpose of thisunit is to provide specialized nursing to such patients through concentratedand continuous observation and treatment directed by the medical staff inconjunction with the guidelines and practice parameters articulated by theSociety of Critical Care Medicine. Nursing care will be provided according toacuity.

Position Summary:

Care Partners are responsible for meeting the basic needs of patients by providing skilled levels of bedside patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Care Partner also perform clerical duties necessary to the functioning of the nursing unit.



Qualifications

Job Specifications:

Minimum Education: High School graduate or GED equivalent and at least 18 years of age. Post High School vocational / specialized training preferred.

Minimum Experience: None

Required Course: Completion of learning program with 80% passing score on written and skills performance examination.

Working Conditions: Regular exposure to the risk of blood-borne diseases. Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances. Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness). Subject to trying and unpredictable situations. May perform emergency care. Subject to irregular hours. Pressure due to multiple competing demands.

Physical Requirements: Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking. Lifts, positions, pushes, and /or transfers patients. Lifts supplies / equipment. Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, lifting, pushing, pulling 100 pounds.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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