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SSM Health Student Nurse Internship - St. Louis (Winter 2021 Session) in Saint Louis, Missouri

Divison:

  • Winter 2021 Session: 12/20/2021-1/10/2022.

  • All Winter 2021 applications must be recieved by 11/29/2021.

  • Apply now! Recruitment will reach out in the Fall when screening begins!

  • Paid, competitive internship!

  • Must be currently enrolled in nursing school, completed Fundamentals of Nursing, & a round of clinical rotation completed by start date of Internship.

  • Internship offered twice a year.

  • Please note: most intern opportunities are within the Telemetry and Medical Surgical areas.

  • Only able to participate once during nursing school.

  • Potential opportunity to be offered Student Nurse PRN position after successful completion of Internship.

  • Begin your career with SSM Health by starting with the Student Nurse Internship which prepares you to be an outstanding candidate for the Graduate Nurse Residency!

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

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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