Student Nurse Experience (Former Employee), Springfield, MA – August 28, 2013
Medical Surgical Baystate Medical Center Daly 6A Springfield, Ma • Managed care for 4-6 post orthopedic and gastrointestinal patients, performing assessments, administering medications, assist patients post surgery, assisted with activities of daily living, document care given, perform patient teaching and discharge patients. In this clinical rotation – more... I had a nurse with me but I performed all of her roles with her supervision.
Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screenings Springfield, Ma • Organized screenings for the school’s athletes to check their blood glucose and blood pressure values. Set up referrals for those athletes with abnormal levels to see the school’s athletic trainer. In addition, gave the results to the psychology department to have a statistics class analyze the data.
Complex Medical Surgical Baystate Medical Center- M7 Springfield, Ma • Managed 1-2 cardiac patients, performed assessments, administered medications, and assisted in performing activities of daily living and documented care given as well as patient’s response to care provided.
CANAS Springfield, Ma • Managed several patients, performed foot care assessments, taught proper foot hygiene, set up referrals for patients who had signs and symptoms of neuropathy or foot ulcers, followed up care with patients who had foot issues and educated patients about risks for developing and preventing foot problems.
Providence Psychiatric Hospital Holyoke, Ma • Practiced psychiatric and mental health assessments and taught the patients about positive ways to express their emotions, helped the patient’s choose goals and a plan to succeed these goals.
Vietnamese American Civilian Association Springfield, Ma • Practiced community focused assessments, primary, secondary and tertiary interventions to the children at VACA. Taught the children of VACA about home safety; helmet safety, wire safety and fire safety.
Maternity, Infants & children Baystate Medical Center Springfield, Ma • Managed pediatric and maternal patients, performed maternal prepartum and postpartum assessments, performed pediatric intrapartum and postpartum assessments, administered medications, assisted with breast feeding and pumping, and documented care given.
Medical Surgical Baystate Medical Center Daly 6A Springfield, Ma • Managed care for 1-2 post orthopedic and gastrointestinal patients, performing assessments, administering medications, assist patients post surgery, assisted with activities of daily living, document care given, perform patient teaching and discharge patients.
Fundamentals Heritage Hall Agawam, Ma • Managed care for 1 resident, performing assessments, assisted with activities of daily living, administering medications and document care given. – less
Front Desk Worker (Former Employee), Springfield, MA – July 8, 2013
Pros: easy to travel to, great environment
Cons: random hours, not much leadership
There's not much to say about this job. Although the hours were often spur-of-the-moment and the pay wasn't fantastic, it was hard to argue with such a great atmosphere and easy tasks. It's a fantastic workplace for college students looking for a work study job.
Challenging but fun and productive environment. Must be fit and ready to work at all times.
Student Athlete (Former Employee), Springfield, MA – June 10, 2013
Pros: free meals, traveling, free education, healthy/fit body
Cons: physical and mental fatigue, short vacations
Basketball is a high intensity sport so everyday so I had to maintain a healthy body to be able to perform my best. There was never an easy practice or an easy game so all members of the team had to work hard all the time. The love and appreciation for the sport made the job fun however. My teammates weren't always the easiest to get along with but – more... we worked with each other and did what we had to do to win. – less