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304251 1Student Nurse

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Student Geriatric Associate is a specialized role within the Geriatric Nursing Program for nursing students currently enrolled in a BSN program. Student Geriatric Associates (SGAs) work closely with Geriatric Nurse Consultants to provide targeted interventions that address a broad scope of geriatric issues known to contribute to cognitive and functional decline during hospitalization. SGAs can assist with ambulation and range of motion exercises, aid in bathing and care of intact skin, assist with toileting and continence care, provide feeding support and tray setup, and provide cognitive stimulation through recreational activities. Accurate data collection and clear documentation are essential on all patient records for any interventions performed. SGAs are active participants in achieving Geriatric Nursing Program goals while promoting teamwork and exhibiting positive morale. SGAs at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are found in 4 inpatient areas Cardiac Intermediate Care, Medical Oncology, Neurology and the Advanced Medicine Units.

-This is for Drexel Student Co-Ops only.\n\n-The qualified candidate must be matriculated in an accredited BSN nursing program having minimally completed 1 clinical nursing course with a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major. \n-Must be CPR certified though the American Heart Association.

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Posted: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-03-29

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304251 1Student Nurse

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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