RN Summer Internship
Under the direct supervision of the RN, the student nurse extern provides prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to patients in the hospital setting and designated outpatient departments by performing the following duties, supporting the nursing philosophy. Partner with a RN to provide exposure to clinical experiences that will reinforce theory and prepare them for their roles as RN. Responsibilities include assessment, nursing diagnosis related to focus problem areas, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care. Performance of these responsibilities requires specialized knowledge, critical thinking, and skills based on principles of psychological, social, physical and biological sciences that utilize the nursing process. May include weekends, holidays, day, evening, night, and/or on-call hours. Other duties as assigned.
Delivery of Care:
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Must be enrolled in and in good standing in an accredited BSN nursing program
Successfully completed the third year of a BSN program.
GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Must be able to complete computer programs
Must be able to meet reliable attendance guidelines
Must legally perform the essential functions of the job
Able to demonstrate the necessary skills and competencies to include medication administration and nursing competencies
Must be able to perform the essentials functions of the job, including ability to communicate effectively
Able to distinguish colors
Able to read, write, comprehend and speak English
Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.