Ascension Health Nurse Intern - Orthopedics in Racine, Wisconsin

Job ID: 275625

Nurse Intern - Orthopedics

Racine, Wisconsin

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Nurse Intern I

City, State: Racine, WI

Location: WF - All Saints Hospital

Department: Orthopedics Unit 001

Additional Job Details: PRN Days

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Nurse Intern, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) preceptor, provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Completes assigned nursing orders as directed by preceptor, including assisting patient with activities of daily living and taking vital signs.

  • Observes patient status and responses. Documents and reports observations and discrete data elements to preceptor or other appropriate staff. Assists preceptor with overall assessments of patient condition.

  • Assists preceptor with development of plan of care by reporting test results and patient observations.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned, including environmental services and preparing/transporting patients for diagnostic services.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required Currently enrolled, and active without discipline, in an accredited school of nursing required Successful completion of at least one clinical rotation, of at least two weeks in length, on a unit where assessment skills and assistance with the coordination of patient care plans occurred in collaboration with a Registered Nurse required

Work Experience:

  • CNA/PCA experience preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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