Student Nurse Tech II - Adult Orthopedics
Company: The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Posted on: January 8, 2021
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application once it is submitted.Job Requisition ID:R00010536Job
Category:Health SystemOrganization:5 NorthLocation/s:Main Campus
JacksonJob Title:Student Nurse Tech II - Adult Orthopedics - 5
North - PTJob Summary:Under the direct supervision of an RN, the
UMMC student nurse tech program will allow nursing students, who
are actively progressing through an accredited school of nursing,
to float to designated clinical areas and provide direct and
indirect patient care which has been mastered through their
accredited school of nursing and as outlined per UMMC job
description. The program consists of three (3) levels which expand
as students complete clinical competencies in nursing program. SNT
will be UMMC employees in ac positions, based out of the UMMC adult
float pool and children's hospital units and will be utilized as
all allocated employees; based on cost per unit of service. Student
nurse techs will work in designated areas to strengthen critical
thinking skills, learn time management and clinical practice and
transition to future position of registered nurse. Student nurse
techs may continue to participate in nurse extern program and will
resume SNT position after completion.Education & ExperienceMust be
actively enrolled and progressing full time in an accredited RN
nursing program and have completed three (3) semesters of clinical
coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.5, or have completed a student
nurse externship. Must be able to provide an official transcript
each semester to the office of nursing services to verify continued
enrollment in an accredited nursing program.Certifications,
Licenses or Registration required: N/AKnowledge, Skills &
AbilitiesMust provide letter of recommendation from clinical
instructor verifying student is in good standing in nursing program
and successfully progressing through nursing
- Records vital signs, intake, outputs, pulse oximetry and
weights accurately and reports changes to RN.
- Assists and prepares patients for treatment, exams, and
procedures as directed by RN.
- Administers and performs baths and basic hygiene measures as
directed by RN.
- Assists with collection and delivery of specimens to
appropriate labs timely.
- Weighs, lifts, turns, and repositions patients utilizing good
- Submits proper patient charges for supplies/equipment in cost
effective manner and reports equipment in need of repair to nurse
manager or charge nurse.
- Assists in serving dietary trays and feeding patients as
- Provides and documents care based upon patient's expectations,
age, and development level.
- Adheres to UMMC's infection control policy.
- Attends and participates in continuing education/in-service
- The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the
duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be
construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the
right to add or change duties at any time.Physical and
Environmental DemandsRequires occasional exposure to unpleasant or
disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and
exposure to heat and cold, occasional handling or working with
potentially dangerous equipment, occasional exposure to
biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood
borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or
caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations,
occasional working hours significantly beyond regularly scheduled
hours, occasional activities subject to significant volume changes
of a seasonal/clinical nature, constant work produced subject to
precise measures of quantity and quality, constant bending,
frequent lifting and carrying more than 100 pounds, frequent
climbing, frequent crawling, frequent crouching/stooping,
occasional driving, occasional kneeling, constant pushing/pulling,
occasional reaching, occasional sitting, constant standing,
constant twisting, and constant walking. (occasional-up to 20%,
frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)Time Type:Part
timeFLSA Designation/Job Exempt:NoPay Class:HourlyFTE %:20Work
Shift:RotatingBenefits Eligibility:Non-Benefits EligibleJob Posting
Date:01/4/2021Job Closing Date (open until filled if no date
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