Nov 23, 2022

Nurse Apprentice - Med/Surg

  • Intermountain Healthcare
  • United States

Job Description

locations Heber Valley Hospital time type Part time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R58492 Job Description: The Nurse Apprentice works under supervision of the Registered Nurse in the clinical setting and participates appropriately in the patient care delivery process. The Nurse Apprentice is expected to work at least 12 hours per week during last semester as allowed under the State of Utah guidelines for a Nurse Apprentice. Job Essentials: Routinely observes, discusses and 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) and reports significant changes in patient condition to the supervising RN. Completes accurate documentation which is verified by the supervising RN. Evaluation: Reports patient responses to treatments and collaborates with the RN regarding changes requiring modification of nursing interventions to meet patient needs. May also assist a Registered Nurse with the following (1:1 supervision required): ART line blood draws Blood transfusion IV therapy Oral medication administration Starting tube feedings Minimum Qualifications: Licensed and registered as a Nurse Apprentice with the state of Utah Enrolled in an accredited nursing school Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) for healthcare providers 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: Heber Valley Hospital Work City: Heber City Work State: Utah Scheduled Weekly Hours: 0 The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.  $27.11 - $27.11 We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged. Learn more about our comprehensive benefits package and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.