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Nursing Internship

Company: Oakland County
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:


$16.16 - $18.85 Hourly


Pontiac, MI

Job Type

Part Time



Job Number


Announcement Information
Part-time Non-Eligible employees are not part of the Oakland County Merit System. These positions are limited to 1,000 hours per calendar year and are not eligible for benefits. A closing notice may be posted when a sufficient number of applications have been received to meet current needs.TRANSCRIPTS REQUIREDAll applicants for this classification must upload a copy of their college transcript under the attachment section. This section is used for transcripts only. Do not upload any other documents such as references, cover letters, resumes, etc. NOTE: If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.
Job Summary
The Nurse Intern functions as a collaborative member of the Oakland County Health Division care team in partnership with and under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Performs basic direct client care to a specific group of patients. Actively supports the activities of the clinic and community teams. Promotes organizational commitment and excellence in the client care experience, and in compliance with the standards of professional behavior within nursing.

  • Performs basic nursing care and selected procedures under the direction and supervision of a RN. Applies progressive knowledge and skills acquired through a formal nursing program in order to perform increasingly more complex care activities.
  • Provides individualized care consistent with the plan of care under the direction and supervision of the RN.
  • Performs immunizations under direction of RN.
  • Approaches learning opportunities to meet the educational needs of the client and family under the direction and supervision of the RN.
  • Reports changes in client condition to the RN timely.
  • Provides client care that reflects respect for patients' rights, dignity, values, culture preferences, and expressed needs and attention to providing and alleviating anxiety.
  • Provides individualized care consistent with the plan of care under the direction and supervision of the RN.
  • Seeks, evaluates and incorporates feedback for improvement of own performance utilizing feedback from Supervisor and RN staff in order to identify clinical improvement opportunities. Participates in self-appraisal.
  • Actively engages and participates in unit-based meetings and initiatives that promote client and workplace safety, optimal client outcomes and satisfaction.
  • Takes personal accountability to seek out experiences to maintain skills and competence and to develop role as a progression towards that of a Registered Nurse.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Applications will be rejected if the following information is not provided at the time of application:
    • Transcript showing current enrollment
    • Thoroughly documented work history
    • The application is incomplete in ANY capacity1. Must meet the following requirements:a. Must have successfully completed one (1) semester in Nursing AND
      b. Current enrollment in an accredited school of nursing to be classified as a freshman or sophomore status with less than 56 credit hours completed (equates to base step of salary range).c. Current enrollment in an accredited school of nursing and completion of 56 semester credit hours to be classified as junior/senior status (equates to one year step of salary range).d. Current enrollment in an accredited school of nursing in a graduate degree program (equates to two year step of salary range).

      NOTE: Applicants possessing transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States will be required to provide documentation of degree equivalency from a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). The degree evaluation will be required for application processing.2. Pass the complete examination, including the employment medical, established for this classification.Work HistoryYou are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience Section of your NEOGOV application. If you have previously included work history on a resume you must transfer your work history into the Work Experience Section prior to applying. Attached resumes will not be reviewed or considered. Please review the job posting, specifically the purpose of the position and the minimum qualifications, prior to answering the work experience question; and note that only related work experience will be considered. NOTE: Provide full detail in the employment history section noting the skills, experience and hours worked per week pertaining to the minimum qualifications.College TranscriptsIf you have completed education higher than a high school diploma or GED, you must attach a copy of your official/unofficial transcript(s) that clearly state the type of degree and date awarded/conferred, institution name, and applicant name; and is in a format that cannot be modified or edited. Your application will not be considered for further review if you have failed to provide this information. Transcripts from outside the United States must be assessed for U.S. equivalency by a NACES National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://naces.org/members.html). This documentation must be attached to your application if you are certifying you have an education higher than high school/GED. NOTE: This section is used for TRANSCRIPTS ONLY. Other documents such as reference, cover letter, resume, etc are prohibited and will not be reviewed. If a job offer is made, an official transcript will be required.Applications may be rejected if:* A level of education can't be verified, i.e. no transcripts attached, or don't indicate the degree awarded or the date conferred.* Stated years of related experience can't be verified within the work experience section of the application, i.e. not enough information provided, insufficient work history, inapplicable experience attributed to work history.* The application is incomplete in ANY capacity
      Special Requirements
      • Current BCLS (Basic Life Support Certification) certification.
      • Must maintain continuous "active" student status.

Keywords: Oakland County, Pontiac , Nursing Internship, Healthcare , Pontiac, Michigan

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