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Nursing Student

Company: St. Luke's Hospital
Location: Schnecksville
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers. Together, they are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees, students, nursing school instructors and volunteers are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses, and other health care providers; and improves access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.

St. Luke's offers many opportunities for our student population. We hope you will find these opportunities equally fulfilling and rewarding. Prior to starting your student internship or your nursing school instructor assignment at St. Luke's, it will be necessary for you to complete specific requirements and orientation materials, which you will need to provide during the student/nursing school instructor application process.

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse the student assists in providing goal directed individualized patient care, utilizing the nursing process and the nursing care plan, to an assigned group of patients. Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the student performs all or part of the following duties."Please note that as part of the application process you will have to upload documentation attesting that you have the required criminal background and health history clearances completed by your school. Additionally, you will have to upload a completed Research Review Committee-Student Research Acknowledgement form that must be signed off by your school. Please do not proceed with completing your student application unless you have the substantiating documentation ready to submit as part of your application."


  • Provides patient care, consistent with medical plan of care for patient assignment under the direct supervision of the RN.
  • Performs physical assessment of the patient.
  • Demonstrates professional behavior in all interactions with patients, their families, and other members of the health care team.
  • Maintains composure in unpredictable or stressful situations.
  • Receives and gives verbal reports on each patient at start/end of each clinical experience.
  • Prepares patients for transport to other hospital departments for testing; prepares patients for discharge.
  • Prepares and administers medications prescribed for the patient under the direct supervision of an RN
  • Performs documentation in the patients' medical record.
  • Provides basic patient care.
  • Provides individual patient education, in accordance with accepted nursing practice and plan of care.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Utilizes therapeutic communication techniques.
  • Interacts with providers regarding patient condition.
  • Applies knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on assigned units using principles of growth and development over the life span
  • Complies with all SLUHN confidentiality policies and code of conduct SCOPE OF STUDENT PHYSICAL AND SENSORY SCENARIOS:

    As a student nurse, you will be working closely with and under the supervision of our nurses and thus may perform similar tasks. In a typical day as a student nurse you may experience the following physical scenarios. If after reviewing these scenarios you have concerns or believe you will need reasonable accommodation to perform one or more of these tasks, please contact your school coordinator who will discuss your concerns with you. If warranted, your school coordinator will initiate the interactive process with you and interact with designated St. Luke's personnel to determine whether reasonable accommodation may be made.
    • Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10 hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs. Occasionally lift, carry and push objects between 50-75 lbs. Transports patients weighing up to 500 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above shoulder level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and peripheral vision.

      Please complete your student/nursing school instructor application using your full legal name and current home address in addition to any other personal information. You will also be required to upload specific documents for your internship/assignment.

      Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's.

Keywords: St. Luke's Hospital, Allentown , Nursing Student, Healthcare , Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

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