Student Nurse Tech II - Medical Surgical - 2 West

University Of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson , MS 39201

Posted 1 week ago

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Job Requisition ID:

R00008070

Job Category:

Health System

Organization:

2 West

Location/s:

Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Student Nurse Tech II - Medical Surgical - 2 West

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of an RN, the UMMC student nurse tech program will allow nursing students, who are actively progressing through an accredited school of nursing, to float to designated clinical areas and provide direct and indirect patient care which has been mastered through their accredited school of nursing and as outlined per UMMC job description. The program consists of three (3) levels which expand as students complete clinical competencies in nursing program. SNT will be UMMC employees in ac positions, based out of the UMMC adult float pool and children's hospital units and will be utilized as all allocated employees; based on cost per unit of service. Student nurse techs will work in designated areas to strengthen critical thinking skills, learn time management and clinical practice and transition to future position of registered nurse. Student nurse techs may continue to participate in nurse extern program and will resume SNT position after completion.

Education & Experience

Must be actively enrolled and progressing full time in an accredited RN nursing program and have completed three (3) semesters of clinical coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.5, or have completed a student nurse externship. Must be able to provide an official transcript each semester to the office of nursing services to verify continued enrollment in an accredited nursing program.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration required: N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Must provide letter of recommendation from clinical instructor verifying student is in good standing in nursing program and successfully progressing through nursing program.

Responsibilities

  • Records vital signs, intake, outputs, pulse oximetry and weights accurately and reports changes to RN.

  • Assists and prepares patients for treatment, exams, and procedures as directed by RN.

  • Administers and performs baths and basic hygiene measures as directed by RN.

  • Assists with collection and delivery of specimens to appropriate labs timely.

  • Weighs, lifts, turns, and repositions patients utilizing good body mechanics.

  • Submits proper patient charges for supplies/equipment in cost effective manner and reports equipment in need of repair to nurse manager or charge nurse.

  • Assists in serving dietary trays and feeding patients as needed.

  • Provides and documents care based upon patient's expectations, age, and development level.

  • Adheres to UMMC's infection control policy.

  • Attends and participates in continuing education/in-service programs.

  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires occasional exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, constant bending, frequent lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, frequent climbing, frequent crawling, frequent crouching/stooping, occasional driving, occasional kneeling, constant pushing/pulling, occasional reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing, constant twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

Time Type:

FLSA Designation/Job Exempt:

No

Pay Class:

Hourly

FTE %:

100

Work Shift:

Benefits Eligibility:

Job Posting Date:

08/5/2020

Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date specified):

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