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LifeBridge Health, Inc. Student Nurse Intern - Stroke Medical Unit - Northwest Hospital in Randallstown, Maryland

UNIT SUMMARY: The Stroke Medical Unit is a 40-bed unit that specializes in the care of geriatric patients and offers an interdisciplinary approach to respiratory care. The Stroke Medical Unit is a designated stroke unit. Staff members must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes. Special training on how to care for patients on vents and how to respond to different alarms on the unit is required.

JOB SUMMARY: Performs routine patient care procedures as determined by the plan of care and directed by the Registered Nurse. With the RN, gathers data relevant to the individual needs of the patient and/or family and immediately reports to the Registered Nurse. Demonstrates professionalism, integrity and accountability in the Student Nurse role. Exhibits an understanding and demonstration of the Patient Care Values in interactions with patients, families and co-workers.

REQUIREMENTS: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Nursing Student enrolled in a Bachelors or Associates Nursing program. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification required. American Heart Association CPR Certification. Less than 1 year of experience.