The Student Nurse Intern functions under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse and is responsible to the Clinical Manager of the various departments. She/he assists the registered nurse in caring for patients and families within the framework of the nursing practice group and is reflective of a student of registered nursing.
Assists patients in carrying out activities of daily living.
Performs approved nursing procedures as delegated by the registered nurse and in compliance with the Rhode Island Hospital policies and procedures. (See appendix list.)
Collects and records selected clinical data and reports all pertinent information to the registered nurse. Documents on patient care flowsheet/clinical data records.
Observes patient rights.
Maintains confidentiality of patient information.
Maintains patient privacy.
Follows hospital policy and procedures regarding patient and staff safety practices.
Assists in maintaining a safe environment.
Incorporates standard procedures and infection control standards.
Maintains clean equipment and work area.
Uses patient care equipment according to guidelines.
Establishes and maintains positive interpersonal relationships with patients visitors and hospital personnel.
Other information:BASIC KNOWLEDGE:
Nursing student in NLN-accredited academic program (Diploma Associate Degree in Nursing Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing).
Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.
Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS).
Two practicums in the acute care setting.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Exposed to patient care environment.
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Location: Rhode Island Hospital USA: RI: Providence
Work Type: Per Diem
Shift: Shift 4