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St Anthony Regional Hospital Student Nurse Intern in Carroll, Iowa

Student Nurse Intern

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Posted Date:4/15/2024

Job Location:St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401Department:Education Services

Employment Type:ReliefJob Description

“Inspired by faith and committed to excellence.”

St. Anthony employees follow a We are One culture while supporting the Organization’s mission, vision, and values.

Job Summary

The Student Nurse Intern position provides an opportunity for nursing students to relate nursing theory to practice, gain experience with clinical skills, and utilize the nursing process to provide effective patient care. The Student Nurse Intern performs basic nursing care procedures, under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Deliver safe, direct care to patients or residents under the supervision and direction of a registered nurse.

• Anticipates and responds promptly to patient needs. Consults with nursing team and reports pertinent information to team members.

• Performs accurate reporting and documentation including, but is not limited to, vital signs, weight, behavior, mobility, patient care procedures, and patient response.

• Assists with patient admission, transfer or discharge following established procedures.

• Attends and participates in scheduled training, education, and staff meetings.

• Practices and behaves in a professional, safe and ethical manner at all times.

• Serves as a patient advocate.

• Maintains friendly and courteous interpersonal communication skills and a positive service attitude.

• Works willingly and accepts assignments as given.

• Performs other duties as necessary or assigned.

• Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

• Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

• Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

• Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

• Must be enrolled in an approved nursing program and have successfully completed the first year of the program.

Position Requirements, Certifications, Licenses, Registrations.

• Current Certified Nursing Assistant certification

• Basic Life Support certification.

• Customer service skills with the ability to work effectively and positively with a variety of patients, employees, departments, and the public.

• Organizational skills and attention to detail.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. May be exposed to infectious diseases and occupational dangers like accidental needle pricks. Must be able to withstand physical and emotional stress.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and blood borne pathogens. The employee may be exposed to unpleasant sights, odors, and materials. The employee may be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of radiation. The employee may occasionally be exposed to high, precarious places and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The essential duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. This position will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other related duties as assigned. St. Anthony reserved the right to update, revise or change this job description and related duties at any time with or without notice.

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If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.