Reference #: 845101

Work Location: Delaware County

Location: Rosemont

Position Type: Part-Time

Reports To: DON

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Shift: 6a-2:30p & 2p-10:30p

Enjoy the rewards and challenges of pediatric developmental disabilities nursing at St. Edmond's Home for Children.  St. Edmond's is a residential care facility providing an exceptional holistic outcome-oriented plan of care for children with intellectual and physical disabilities.  If you want to make a difference in the quality of life of the special needs, medically fragile children who reside at St. Edmond's, please apply.

The scope of the RN Student Nurse Extern position encompasses a continuum of “pediatric nursing” care for developmentally delayed children ranging from preschool through adolescence and ends in early adulthood [ i.e. the early twenties ]. Pediatric developmental disabilities RN Student Nurse Extern will function under the continuous guidance, supervision, assistance and support from both Registered Nurses [RNs] and Licensed Practice Nurses [LPNs]. Student Nurse Externs will utilize the “nursing process” to guide the provision of “novice level” pediatric developmental disabilities nursing care for “selected residents” in all three (3) skill domains: [1] Clinical/Technical Skills, [2] Critical Thinking Skills, and [3] Interpersonal and Communication Skills.

The “nursing process” encompasses significant actions taken by all nurses [RNs, LPNs & SNEs] in the provision of care for special needs pediatric residents and forms the foundation of clinical decision making and nursing actions at St. Edmonds Home for Children. “Standards of Care” delineate care activities provided to all recipients of nursing care and services. The “standards of care” are categorized into six (6) components which reflect the six (6) linear, cyclical steps of the “nursing process”--i.e. nursing “assessment,” nursing “diagnosis/problem or need identification,” “outcome identification,” planning of nursing care, implementation of nursing plan of care, and the evaluation of resident responses/outcomes to selected aspects of nursing care.

RN Student Nurse Extern Position Qualifications & Requirements:

Must be an active student who has completed at least one (1) full year in an accredited school of nursing [ Diploma, A.D., B.S.N .]. Must have continued enrollment as an active student nurse in an accredited school of nursing [ _Diploma, A.D., B.S.N_ .].

With guidance, support, assistance and under the direct supervision of an R.N., demonstrate the competencies needed [ i.e. the knowledge, critical thinking abilities, clinical/technical skills, and interpersonal skills ] to insure the provision of safe pediatric developmental disabilities nursing care for selected residents.

This position works 6:00am to 2:30pm or 2:00pm to 10:30pm or combination of both shifts.  We are hiring for full-time (30 to 37.5 hours per week; includes weekends) and part-time during school year (less than 30 per week).

St. Edmond’s is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability or handicap, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. M/F/D/V

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