CATHOLIC CHARITIES Internship Nursing Adult Center in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Under general supervision of the Director of the Adult Day Services and Registered Nurse, the Nursing Intern will gain experience working with clients that may have suffered from: a stroke, arthritis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, as well as developmental disabilities. In this position, the intern will assist the RN with nursing procedures and patient care tasks as well as provide individualized medical care and attention to ADC clients. Interns will also be able to interact with clients by assisting or leading activities, as needed. Essential Functions Assist clients with personal and medical care within limits of Adult Day Services Program, such as: assisting clients to and in the bathroom, and giving baths, when necessary Provide individualized attention to clients that might benefit from special care or attention In collaboration with the Adult Day Center's Registered Nurse, the intern will assist in performing Initial Wellness Exams and follow up assessments for clients Help with adaptive aids and other equipment Respond appropriately to medical and safety emergencies Support staff in client activities, and lead activities, as needed Assist staff in supporting clients during arrival, lunch, snacks, and departure, as needed Weekly Check-Ins with Director of Adult Day Services Catholic Charities is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. ***** OTHER EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS: Pursuing a degree in Nursing or related field CNA License required Experience with Elderly and Adults with Disabilities is a plus, many of our clients have suffered from a stroke, arthritis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia, as well as developmental disabilities Physical ability to frequently lift up to 40 pounds required Physical ability to bend, climb, kneel, lift, and reach required ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/5EB05F84CD7144D7 Qualified females, minorities, and special disabled veterans and other veterans are encouraged to apply.