Center City, Philadelphia, PA
Nurse Extern position available on Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience INICU.Primary Responsibilities A nursing student who, under supervision of the professional nurse, carries out routine patient care assignments, works in controlled care situations and performs established nursing procedures for individuals or groups of patients This position includes, but is not limited to the following essential functions. Essential Functions Performs specific tasks under direct supervision of a registered nurse within the established policies and procedures for the Nursing Department at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Demonstrates accountability for assigned patients on shift or assignment.
Performs vital signs measurement: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pulse oximetry readings. Records on patient chart.
Monitors intake and output.
Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.
A student currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate college of nursing who has completed at least one semester of a medical surgical clinical rotatioCPR certified
Conditions of Employment
Since this position will require the selected candidate to engage in regular contact with children in the form of care, guidance, supervision or training, you will be required to meet the requirements of the Child Protective Services Act, including the Pennsylvania State Police criminal background check, the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare child abuse criminal background clearance, and an FBI finger print based federal criminal records check. The selected candidate will not be allowed to commence working until all three (3) are completed satisfactorily.
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.
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