Job Summary: The Nurse Extern functions under the supervision of the RN that allows him/her to gain "hands-on" experience in the clinical setting while in nursing school. Responsible for assisting patients with activities of daily living and for maintaining an environment conducive to the patient's safety.
Requirements: The RN nursing student must have completed a clinical semester of the core curriculum either in a hospital or nursing home. BLS required. Good communication skills required. Able to maintain flex requirements of 32 hours per month, with one weekend shift, and also one major holiday in the summer and one major holiday in the winter.
Acceptance of a Nurse Extern position requires the completion of mandatory hospital Orientation for a full week, Monday-Friday 8a-5p.