Student Nurse Associate Stepdown Midnight Contingent
Company: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Posted on: September 21, 2023
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital is DMC's largest hospital, offering a
comprehensive heart center, cancer care, gerontology, emergency
medicine, obstetrics/gynecology and cosmetic services.
Sinai-Grace's joint replacement program features a revolutionary
minimally invasive knee and hip replacement surgery that attracts
patients from all over the country. Sinai-Grace operates more than
21 outpatient care sites and ambulatory surgery centers throughout
Wayne and Oakland Counties and is one of 10 hospitals in the nation
to be awarded a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant to help set
the standards of cardiac care for hospitals and physicians
throughout the nation.
The Student Nurse Associate (SNA) is a member of the patient care
services team with primary responsibilities for technical,
multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. The SNA
is assigned to work under the supervision of a registered nurse who
delegates tasks based upon patient needs and SNA skills and
abilities. The SNA will report all deviations from expected patient
parameters to the registered nurse. It is recognized that specific
patient care tasks may vary widely in type and frequency from unit
to unit or across service lines, based on the nature of the patient
population being served. Therefore, individual units, or service
lines, may appropriately add to or delete from the duties defined
in the Student Nurse Associate job description when approved by
1. Collaborates and cooperates with care team members to ensure
consistency and quality of care and promotes productive employee
relations among staff members. Demonstrates an understanding of and
commitment to the philosophy and objective of continuous
improvement, team work and the mission, vision and values of the
DMC, and adheres to the DMC Customer Service Standards.
2.Performs a variety of basic patient care activities under the
direction of a registered nurse which may include, but are not
limited to, performing designated respiratory procedures;
maintenance locomotion; maintenance functional activities; dressing
changes; performing ECG's; maintain enteral tubes; suctioning;
blood glucose monitoring; assisting with post mortem care; etc. May
perform phlebotomy, initiation of peripheral IV lines and urinary
3. Assists the registered nurse by observing and reporting on
patient conditions, recording/charting patient information and
interacting with patient and family members. Reports changes in
patient medical and/or emotional condition to the registered nurse.
Documents interventions and patient responses according to policy.
Assists nursing personnel in responding to various emergency
4. Follows all departmental policies, procedures and objectives;
continuous improvement initiatives; safety environmental and
infection control standards.
5. Demonstrates sensitivity to patient comfort, privacy and
confidentiality; expresses interest in patient progress. Provides
information, answers questions from patients and their families and
explains procedures and processes within the scope of their
training/abilities. Maintains confidentiality.
6. Performs various support service duties as required to meet unit
and patient care needs.
7. Enhances personal growth through participation in workshops,
educational programs, in-service meetings and reviewing current
literature. Shares joint accountability (with the institution) for
8. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications:1. High school
diploma or GED.
2. Currently enrolled, and in good standing, in an accredited
school of nursing.
3. Completion of two clinical rotations with at least one in an
adult or pediatric medical/surgical nursing environment.
Nursing Assistants and PCA
DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
2305001808Employment practices will not be influenced or affected
by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will
make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with
disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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