Aug 02, 2021

Nurse Tech / Student Extern - Nursing Float Pool

  • St. Joseph Health & Covenant Health
  • Eureka, CA, USA

Job Description

We are looking for a Nurse Tech/Student Extern with the Nursing Float Pool at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Location: Eureka, CA

Work Schedule: Part time - 24 Biweekly hours

Shift: 12 Hour, Nights

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, assists in providing goal directed individualized patient care, utilizing the nursing process and the nursing care plan to an assigned group of patients. Must be enrolled and in good standing in an Accredited Associate Degree or Baccalaureate Professional Nursing Program. Must have completed a minimum of one year of clinical experience within an academic nursing program, meeting all pre-requisites for enrollment to the Nursing Program.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with taking nursing histories from patients/significant others to establish baseline data reflecting the patient's status relative to: physiological condition, psychological and spiritual needs, socio-economic and cultural status, patient/significant other's expectations.
  • Assists with collecting subjective and objective data for determining patients' problems/needs using appropriate communication skills, data from documentation of previous medical care, physical assessment, diagnostic studies.
  • Contributes to planning and implementing and evaluating nursing care in an organized, safe, humanistic manner which reflect/includes the patients' needs and priorities. Seeks assistance in identifying and setting appropriate priorities; assists in implementing the specific nursing care plan developed by the Registered Nurse; assists the Registered Nurse in revising the Nursing care plan as needed. Participates in patient care related, nursing continuing education, and interdisciplinary conferences. Identifies unusual patients' responses to nursing care and reports findings to the Registered Nurse; documents nursing care activities and observations on appropriate medical records.
  • Assists with the administration of nursing care to adult/pediatric patients who are ambulatory or immobile, conscious or unconscious, oriented or disoriented and understand rationale for technical skills used in delivering patient care; assists with personal hygiene and skin care nursing activities; assists with ambulation and range of motion activities utilizing theoretical knowledge; assists with the maintenance of nutrition and fluid balance and accurately documents intake/output etc., on the appropriate records; performs all nursing care functions/patient care treatments appropriate for the patients on the nursing unit of which he/she has theoretical and clinical preparation and has prior evidence competency validated by faculty within an academic nursing program; recognizes deviations in patients' responses to therapies, as well as pathophysiology and appropriately reports findings to the Registered Nurse.
  • Maintains cooperative and productive working relationships with all members of the health care team. Understand his/her role in relation to providing nursing care activities; understands hospital, nursing department, and unit policies and procedures and utilizes these in providing nursing care; communicates effectively with caregivers and all member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Communicates effectively with patients/family members in providing patient care.

Skills :

  • Consistent with Nursing Program competencies

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education :

  • Associate's Degree - Enrolled in Nursing Program.
  • Bachelor's Degree - Enrolled in Nursing Program.

Experience : 1 year - Clinical experience within an academic nursing program, meeting all pre-requisites for enrollment to the Nursing Program.

License/Certification : BLS

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."

It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.

Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.

Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.

To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit:

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities

Category: Other Healthcare Support

Req ID: R332462