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304251 1Student Nurse

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
he Student Geriatric Associate is a specialized role 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.SGAs at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania are found currently within Oncology and Dulles 6. Dulles 6 is a newer medical oncology unit at HUP. The main patient population is comprised of solid oncology patients, and a mix of liquid oncology and medicine overflow. The next cohort of Student Geriatric Associates will attend orientation starting in September 2019, and begin working in the Geriatric Program in October 2019. All Student Geriatric Associates will be expected to commit to at least 6 months in the program, from October 14, 2019 through April 2020.

Students must be matriculated in an accredited BSN nursing program having minimally completed the nursing foundations/fundamentals clinical course with a 3.0 GPA overall and in the nursing major. Must be CPR certified though the American Heart Association.

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Posted: 2019-08-29 Expires: 2019-12-28

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304251 1Student Nurse

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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