Student Nurse – Float Pool

December 15, 2023

Job Description

With a legacy that spans over 150 years, Bon Secours is a network that is dedicated to providing excellent care through exceptional people. At every level, everyone on our teams have embraced the call to provide compassionate care. Here, you can work with others who share common values, and use your skills to help extend care to all of our communities.

Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown and… Eastside Hospital
• This is a PRN position

Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
The Student Nurse provides direct patient care under the guidance of the Registered Nurse or designated healthcare professional in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and within the policies, procedures, and guidelines of Bon Secours Mercy Health.

Essential Job Functions
Under direction of the RN, supports the nurse in the application of the nursing process.
• Works to develop critical thinking skills through collaboration with the RN to ensure quality patient care delivery
• Seeks out educational opportunities related to nursing practice and critical thinking
Provides basic patient care to include, but not limited to, care and comfort, record vital signs, personal care and hygiene, and mobility, including unit based specialty duties.
• Acts as liaison between patient and nurse to report changes or concerns to nurse
• Provides high level customer service to all patients, patient’s family, visitors and all employees
• Provides accurate, precise, timely documentation when applicable for patient care
• Participates in hand-off/report of pertinent information regarding patient and departmental needs upon arrival and when leaving
• Performs delegated tasks once competency has been validated


HS/GED (required)

Currently enrolled in a nursing program and has completed one clinical nursing course and one clinical rotation (required)


BLS (preferred)


Must have completed First Clinical Rotation as a Nursing Student
EPIC Electronic Health Record (EHR) training (preferred)

Work Experience

Recent experience in acute care and/or long term care facility (preferred)

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more
• Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at