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Patient Care Intern - Med Surg 3B - PRN

West Hospital
Date Posted
06 June, 2022
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Rotating
Requisition Number
333011
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Patient Care Intern - Med Surg 3B - PRN

Job Description

Overview

Looking to build your career at a growing company?

IU Health West Adult Medical department is seeking Patient Care Interns (PCI). PCI's will have the opportunity to collaborate with medical professionals to achieve excellent patient care daily.

Our magnet designated hospital located in Avon, Indiana specializes in life-threatening, emergent, and non-emergent conditions. We serve residents within Indianapolis, Hendricks County and beyond.

The PCI works under the direction of the Registered Nurse as a non-licensed team member. As a non-licensed team member, the PCI provides care to designated patients and supports the patient care team. Job duties include observation of the Registered Nurse, provision of activities of daily living, mobility assistance, continuous observation including suicide prevention, and ensuring the patient's surroundings are clean and orderly.

If you are seeking an organization where you can engage expertly, develop clinical expertise, embrace learning, cultivate new relationships, and fuel your spirit of inquiry, join us as we fulfill Our Promise of 'The Best Care, Designed for you!"

This is a rotating, supplemental position. Flexible to fit your school schedule! If this sounds like a good fit, apply today.

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

 Requires PCI be actively enrolled as a senior level student in a BSN nursing education program that is accredited by a national organization. For example, the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
• Requires completion of BSN program within 12-16 months of starting PCI program.
• A PCI may remain in the job after graduation from the BSN accredited program as long as the NCLEX exam has not been attempted two times without passing/success.
• Requires current Basic Life Support certification through the AHA or attainment at the completion of the IU Health PCA education program. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Requires knowledge of care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patients served.
• Requires ability to apply the organization's personnel policies and procedures.
• Requires up to date knowledge of procedures and standards related to patient care activities.
• Requires proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills.
• Requires constant mental awareness and the ability to withstand a high level of tension and stress.
• Requires ability to maintain concentration when subjected to frequent and varied interruptions and variable noise levels.
• Requires ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered.
• Requires ability to set priorities and manage a high workload within a limited time for completion.
• Requires knowledge of procedures; equipment; software and standards related to patient care activities that PCA/non-licensed role performs.
• Requires knowledge of principles of infection control.
• Requires ability to perform physically demanding; repetitious movements.
• Requires ability to read and perform basic math.
• Requires ability to organize tasks and attend to details.
• Requires knowledge of principles of good personal hygiene and aseptic techniques to prevent infection of patients; self; and others.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Patient Care Intern - Med Surg 3B - PRN Role

Overview

Looking to build your career at a growing company?

IU Health West Adult Medical department is seeking Patient Care Interns (PCI). PCI's will have the opportunity to collaborate with medical professionals to achieve excellent patient care daily.

Our magnet designated hospital located in Avon, Indiana specializes in life-threatening, emergent, and non-emergent conditions. We serve residents within Indianapolis, Hendricks County and beyond.

The PCI works under the direction of the Registered Nurse as a non-licensed team member. As a non-licensed team member, the PCI provides care to designated patients and supports the patient care team. Job duties include observation of the Registered Nurse, provision of activities of daily living, mobility assistance, continuous observation including suicide prevention, and ensuring the patient's surroundings are clean and orderly.

If you are seeking an organization where you can engage expertly, develop clinical expertise, embrace learning, cultivate new relationships, and fuel your spirit of inquiry, join us as we fulfill Our Promise of 'The Best Care, Designed for you!"

This is a rotating, supplemental position. Flexible to fit your school schedule! If this sounds like a good fit, apply today.

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

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     Requires PCI be actively enrolled as a senior level student in a BSN nursing education program that is accredited by a national organization. For example, the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  •  Requires completion of BSN program within 12-16 months of starting PCI program.
  •  A PCI may remain in the job after graduation from the BSN accredited program as long as the NCLEX exam has not been attempted two times without passing/success.
  • Requires current Basic Life Support certification through the AHA or attainment at the completion of the IU Health PCA education program. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
  •  Requires knowledge of care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patients served.
  •  Requires ability to apply the organization's personnel policies and procedures.
  •  Requires up to date knowledge of procedures and standards related to patient care activities.
  •  Requires proficiency in interpersonal and communication skills.
  •  Requires constant mental awareness and the ability to withstand a high level of tension and stress.
  •  Requires ability to maintain concentration when subjected to frequent and varied interruptions and variable noise levels.
  •  Requires ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered.
  •  Requires ability to set priorities and manage a high workload within a limited time for completion.
  •  Requires knowledge of procedures; equipment; software and standards related to patient care activities that PCA/non-licensed role performs.
  •  Requires knowledge of principles of infection control.
  •  Requires ability to perform physically demanding; repetitious movements.
  •  Requires ability to read and perform basic math.
  •  Requires ability to organize tasks and attend to details.
  •  Requires knowledge of principles of good personal hygiene and aseptic techniques to prevent infection of patients; self; and others.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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