Nurse Extern - South Charleston - job 1616776

Thomas Memorial Hospital

Date: 01/14/2022

City: South Charleston, West Virginia

Employment type: Full-time

      The Nursing Extern provides direct and indirect care to patients under the direction of the Primary Nurse/Charge Nurse. The Nursing Extern performs basic activities of daily living and assists licensed personnel to ensure the delivery of safe, effective, efficient, quality patient care. The Nursing Extern also performs basic clerical responsibilities and assists with non-patient care activities to ensure the efficient operation of the unit(s). Additionally, the Nursing Extern may be required to perform monitor technician duties, according to unit scope and need.
    • Required: High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Must be currently enrolled in a nursing program.
    • Must have successfully completed at least one year of nursing school with clinical rotation.
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    • Heart Code BLS validation within 60 days of employment, with revalidation per AHA guidelines.
    • Must be or must become familiar with the hospital computer systems.
    • Must possess good oral communication skills.
    • Must be able to communicate with all hospital contacts, both on the telephone and directly.
    • Must be able to read and write legibly in order to communicate patient needs and document in the patient record.
    • Must be willing to complete the hospital’s Monitor Tech training course within one year of employment (requirement may vary depending on unit needs and availability of classes) and receive a passing score or better on the final exam, where required by unit scope of care.
    • Must have the ability to solve practical problems.
    • Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in verbal, written, diagram or schedule form.
    • After completing appropriate training (where required by unit scope of care), must be able to review and accurately interpret telemetry strips and other data from cardiac/medical monitors and relay results to appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

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