WellStar Health Systems Nurse Extern - Med Surg - Days in roswell, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

The Student Nurse Extern (SNE) provides basic care under the direction of the registered professional nurse. The SNE role is designed to provide an experiential learning opportunity for students to evolve towards professional nursing practice through the acquisition of basic clinical skills and advancing their knowledge related to patient care. SNEs promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with basic daily living activities and comfort measures. The SNE assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally competent care by performing basic patient care functions; i.e. ambulation, vital signs, transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications and other duties deemed necessary. The SNE must be able to work in a fast paced environment which requires mulit-tasking activities and ongoing communication with the registered nurse. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required; SNE I: one (1) semester clinical in a nationally accredited Associate, Baccalaureate or Master’s-level pre-licensure nursing program.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification : Must have a valid/current CPR or BLS card from the American Heart Association by the first day of employment.

Required Minimum Experience : SNE I: 3 months clinical experience in acute care setting preferred.

Required Skills : Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Personal time management skills are required; Basic computer skills required. Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record required; Basic medical terminology required.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Medical Surgical Unit

Facility WellStar North Fulton Hospital

Category Nursing Support

City Roswell

Shift Days

State Georgia