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Intermountain Healthcare Nursing Apprentice in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

The Nursing Graduate works under direct line-of-sight supervision of the Registered Nurse in the clinical setting and participates appropriately in the patient care delivery process. The incumbent also orients to the RN assignment, excluding independent nursing care. This position may participate in medication administration under the direction and supervision of the licensed RN.

Nurse Apprentice Job Description

Job Profile Summary

The Nurse Apprentice works under supervision of the Registered Nurse in the clinical setting and participates appropriately in the patient care delivery process.

Scope

The Nurse Apprentice can be utilized in the last semester of nursing school under the State of Utah guidelines for a Nurse Apprentice.

Job Essentials

Demonstrates understanding of the steps in the nursing process and how the patient plan of care is developed, implemented, and revised to meet the needs of the patient (under direct supervision of an RN).

Assessment: Collects patient data (i.e., vital signs) under the direct supervision of the RN and reports significant changes in patient condition. Completes accurate documentation also under the direct supervision of the RN.

Evaluation: Reports patient responses to treatments and collaborates with the RN regarding changes requiring modification of nursing interventions to meet patient needs.

Routinely observes and discusses assigned aspects of care with the RN regarding patient care delivery.

Recognizes and demonstrates legal/ethical implications of care delivery by: Practicing as a Nurse Apprentice under the supervision of the RN; Complying with regulatory standards; Completing accurate documentation; and Maintaining confidentiality.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for patient care delivery within their defined role (under the supervision of the RN).

Assists with the following nursing tasks:

  • Extra helping hands (collaborate on alarm management, supply retrieval, assisting with procedures, tube feedings)

  • Stocking/suction set up/O2 set up

Minimum Qualifications

  • Required to have a Nurse Apprentice License through the State of Utah prior to start date.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for healthcare providers.

  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements

  • Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

  • Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

  • Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, etc.

  • Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

  • Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc.).

  • May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

  • and -

Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

  • and -

Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

  • and -

Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

  • and -

Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).

  • and -

May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Location:

Intermountain Medical Center

Work City:

Murray

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

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