Mercy Medical Center Clinton Nurse Extern - Nursing Administration - Full Time in Plymouth, Indiana

Department:

IN203_60500 Administration Patient Care

Expected Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day Shift

Position Purpose:

Minimum: $12.37 - Maximum: $17.94

Job Description Details:

JOB SUMMARY

The Nurse Extern functions as a collaborative member of the health care team in partnership with and under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN).

JOB DUTIES

  1. Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values, and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.

  2. Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.

  3. Takes personal accountability to seek out experiences in order to maintain skills and competences and to develop their role as a progression towards that of a Registered Nurse.

  4. Provides individualized care consistent with the plan of care under the direction and supervision of the RN.

  5. Will learn from RN the roles and workflow of the designated departments in which they are an extern.

  6. Applies progressive knowledge and skills acquired through a formal nursing program in order to perform increasingly more complex care activities.

  7. Though not the primary role of the job, the extern may perform basic bedside care and selected procedures, Activities of daily living (ADLs), appropriate to the patient's condition under the direction and supervision of a RN.

  8. Performs learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of the patient and family under the direction and supervision of the RN.

  9. Reports changes in patient condition to the RN in a timely manner.

  10. Assists with the admission process by collecting selected assessment data, applying necessary equipment, labeling patient's clothes and belongings, informing patient/family of unit routines, etc.

  11. Performs other various duties as assigned. These duties may vary depending upon the unit, patient type and need, number and complexity of treatments provided. Additional duties may also include non-clinical duties consistent with meeting the needs of the patient and care team.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES

Education: Currently attending and in good standing at an accredited school of nursing.

Licensure: Current BLS certification.

Experience: Satisfactory completion of a minimum of two (2) clinical semester equivalent to a fundamental in nursing course.

Other Job Requirements:

Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.