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Nurse Extern, Plainview Hospital -June 2023 - FlexStaff

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Plainview
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Responsibilities
*1. Assists Registered Nurse by performing selected procedures and treatments.


  • May document in the patient's medical record under the supervision of designated RN.
  • Reports any abnormal findings, related to patient, to RN for further action.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respirations, weight and blood pressure.
  • Measures and records fluid intake and output.
  • Obtains specimens, i.e. urine, stool, sputum, blood, documents collection.
  • Tests finger sticks for glucose and records results.
  • Administers enemas/high colonies and records results.
  • Performs treatments, i.e. dressing changes, pressure ulcer care, trach care, suctioning and records results under supervision of RN.
  • Checks potency of drainage tubes (foley catheter, NG tubes) and records results.
  • Assist with tube feedings after validation of tube placement by RN.
  • Monitors I.V. fluids and tubing.

    *2. Maintains patient care units in a neat and orderly condition.

    • Changes and makes beds.
    • Strips patient units and equipment upon discharge of patient, in preparation for cleaning by Housekeeping Department.
    • Prepares room for new admission and postoperative patients.
    • Maintains equipment in clean and orderly condition.

      *3. Assists Registered Nurse in preparing patient for meals, and feeds or assists patients with meals.
      *4. Performs a variety of duties including, but not limited to ...

      • Assisting patient in and out of bed; lifts, turns, and positions patients.
      • Transporting and accompanying patients to various departments, as directed.
      • Assisting with post-mortem care and in transporting body to morgue.
      • Attending educational programs to augment clinical experiences.

        5. Performs related duties, as required.
        *ADA Essential Functions
        Required Experience and Qualifications

        • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
        • Enrolled in a BSN Program and has completed a fundamental of nursing course with a clinical practicum, required.


          *Additional Salary Detail
          The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

Keywords: Northwell Health, New Rochelle , Nurse Extern, Plainview Hospital -June 2023 - FlexStaff, Healthcare , Plainview, New York

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