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Trinity Health Summer 2023 Junior Nurse Paid Internship in Sioux City, Iowa

Employment Type:Full timeShift:

Description:Under direct supervision, the Student Nurse Intern assists in the delivery of holistic, compassionate, individualized, effective quality patient care and customer satisfaction. The Student Nurse Intern will be allowed to participate in the routine care of patients which includes assessment, nursing interventions, treatments, medication administration, nutritional screening, observations, nursing activities, documentation, and patient teaching. This is accomplished by supporting the patient in activities of daily living, as well as other physical, emotional and spiritual needs consistent with the mission of Mercy, Patient care services vision, evidence-based standards of care and established policies and procedures. Work will include components of direct patient care, nutrition, observation, documentation, transportation and general maintenance of the patient environment. Adheres to the principles of Service Excellence Guiding Behaviors and the philosophy and mission of Mercy in all aspects of job performance.

Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne Siouxland, we know that colleagues benefit from and strengthen our network. You'll find support, teamwork and coworkers that help you get the best out of yourself.

About the job:

Under direct supervision, the Student Nurse Intern assists in the delivery of holistic, compassionate, individualized, effective quality patient care and customer satisfaction. The Student Nurse Intern will be allowed to participate in the routine care of patients which includes assessment, nursing interventions, treatments, medication administration, nutritional screening, observations, nursing activities, documentation, and patient teaching. This is accomplished by supporting the patient in activities of daily living, as well as other physical, emotional and spiritual needs consistent with the mission of Mercy, Patient care services vision, evidence-based standards of care and established policies and procedures. Work will include components of direct patient care, nutrition, observation, documentation, transportation and general maintenance of the patient environment.

What we are looking for:

  • A nursing student between their Junior and Senior year during the summer of 2022

  • T his program requires your participation for the entire 8 weeks, except in emergency or illness situations. Any exceptions or special circumstances must be discussed during the interview process. The internship begins in early June and is completed in August.

Why MercyOne Siouxland?

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is a 238-bed regional center that provides residents in a 33-county tri-state region an entire continuum of preventive, primary, acute and tertiary healthcare services. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is home to the only Level II trauma center in western Iowa - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life.

More than 20,000 colleagues strong, our care providers and staff make your health and happiness their highest priority, so you can get well—and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.

MercyOne Siouxland is a proud member of Trinity Health, one of the nation's largest Catholic healthcare delivery systems, our network spans 22 states, 94 hospitals and 133,000 colleagues nationwide.

About Siouxland

The tri-state region, referred to as Siouxland, is highlighted by safe and friendly communities, excellent schools and a mix of peaceful rural areas and vibrant city atmosphere where Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota meet at the Missouri River.

Situated in the heart of Downtown Sioux City, MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center is also well positioned for urban living in any of the newly renovated apartment, downtown loft, or townhome living options. The downtown also features a historic district with excellent restaurants and social spots and you'll just be steps away from the beautifully-renovated Warrior Hotel for dinner and the gorgeous Orpheum Theatre for entertainment.

The MercyOne Mission Defines Us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless values guide us:

  • Reverence

  • Integrity

  • Commitment to the Poor

  • Compassion

  • Excellence

  • Justice

  • Stewardship

MercyOne Cultural Beliefs Direct Us:

  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.

  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.

  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.

  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.

  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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