Nurse Extern Job Description

Nurse Extern Job Description

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Nurse extern provides high quality nursing services to students in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.

Nurse Extern Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective nurse extern job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included nurse extern job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Yes, future employment as a CCH registered nurse is assured to the successful nurse extern after completing the Extern Program, obtaining their BSN degree and taking and passing the NCLEX and holding licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Pennsylvania
As the Nurse Extern, you will demonstrate knowledge of human growth and development
You will have the ability to gather data and demonstrate knowledge in range of treatment
At the onset of the Nurse Extern-to-RN Program, the Extern agrees to continue employment in the position of RN at CCH for a period of 18-months
Demonstrates competency in clinical skills
Assists with the admission process by collecting selected assessment data, applying necessary equipment, labeling patient's clothes and belongings, informing patient/family of unit routines
Clinical Leader/RN in order to identify clinical improvement opportunities
Under RN supervision, assists in the provision of care to patients and families
May document in the patient's medical record under the supervision of designated RN
Performs treatments, dressing changes, pressure ulcer care, trach care, suctioning and records results under supervision of RN

Nurse Extern Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Nurse Extern

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, AHA, BCLS, HCP, CNA

Education for Nurse Extern

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the nurse extern job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Nursing Program, Patient Care, Associates, Medical, School of Nursing, Health Care, Education, Communication, Management

Skills for Nurse Extern

Desired skills for nurse extern include:

Infection control procedures
Human growth and development
Range of treatment
Applicable Federal
Code of Ethics
Ethical and professional behaviors
Local laws and regulations
Policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest
State
Trinity Health Organizational Integrity Program

Desired experience for nurse extern includes:

Requires tact and diplomacy in dealing with patients, physicians, support staff and the general public
Works autonomously and with supervision
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of St
Keeps customers informed
Keeps commitments to coworkers and customers
Conduct reflects the company’s values

Nurse Extern Examples

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Nurse Extern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of nurse extern. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse extern
  • Complies with established hospital personnel policies
  • Participates in meetings, on committees and represents the department and hospital in community outreach efforts
  • Performs basic procedures such as wound care and simple dressing changes, suctioning, urinary catheter insertion and removal, maintenance of drainage devices, performance of EKG's
  • Performs intravenous catheter insertions, changes of I.V
  • Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients, families, staff and other departments to the Registered Nurse
  • Provides adequate daily care and reports information to Team Leader
  • Accepts accountability for completion of assignments, demonstrates reliability & dependability (including compliance with the attendance policy), and utilizes time and material cost-effectively
  • Meets the personal and practical needs of patients and families as described in "Patients First Service"
  • Uses appropriate & effective communication skills
  • Continues self-development, provides leadership & actively participates in Performance Improvement Activities
Qualifications for nurse extern
  • A degree equivalency evaluation will be required for degrees obtained outside of the United States
  • Must have successfully completed Nursing Fundamentals
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing in a four year BSN program
  • Completed junior year as of May 2018
  • Completed 2 clinical rotations
  • Excellent organization and communication skills and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment will be essential to your success at HSS
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Nurse Extern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse extern. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for nurse extern
  • Two letters of recommendation (one peer and one professional from instructor or RN)
  • A 500 word essay on why you have chosen a career in nursing
  • Functions under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse
  • Performs specific and assigned tasks which are supportive of all patient populations
  • Work commitment of 24 hours per month
  • Identifies patient needs and reports to RN
  • Carries out delegated, appropriate nursing actions for each patient
  • Delivers nursing care that demonstrates both knowledge of facts and sound judgment
  • Reports observed physical and emotional reactions to holistic plan of care
  • Reinforces patient teaching and instructions that have been given by the RN
Qualifications for nurse extern
  • Must have completed Med/Surg rotation (Transcript Required) in an accredited nursing program
  • Qualified students must either be a junior or senior in an Associate or Bachelors degree-nursing program in an accredited institution
  • Nursing student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above
  • Must be accepted into a nursing school within an accredited institution
  • Must be in a clinical rotation, or have completed at least one clinical rotation
  • Must submit two (2) letters of recommendation from their nursing instructors
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Nurse Extern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a nurse extern. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse extern
  • Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse, assesses, implements, plans and evaluates nursing care utilizing the nursing process
  • Provides teaching to patient and family and documents the same
  • Initiates discharge planning and provides discharge instructions and documents the same
  • Performs a variety of procedures/skills with successful completion of training
  • Works collaboratively with team members to assure appropriate care is provided
  • Assists physicians with bedside procedures
  • Prepares and maintains patient areas, utility rooms, Works to maintain the unit in good working order
  • You will handle care of patients appropriate to the ages of patients served as per Scope of Service
  • You will report to Primary Nurse/Charge Nurse to meet the individual needs of each patient
  • You will demonstrate the ability to perform technical skills and procedures as evidenced by unit competency
Qualifications for nurse extern
  • Preference will be given to those with no previous disciplinary problems including attendance, customer service and work performance
  • This program is limited to two years only
  • Candidates must be a in an accredited Associates or Bachelors nursing program in either their junior or senior year
  • Have completed at least 1 clinical rotation
  • Has acquired and maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or above
  • 48 hours availability within a 4 week schedule, to include weekends and holidays
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Nurse Extern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse extern. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for nurse extern
  • Checks potency of drainage tubes (folly catheter, NG tubes) and records results
  • Assists with tube feedings after validation of tube placement by RN
  • Strips patient units and equipment upon discharge and prepares room for new admission and postoperative patients
  • Under the supervision of the RN, assists with the delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment Planning Intervention and Evaluation
  • Assists professional nursing personnel in providing patient care in assigned area
  • Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides personal care, education, emotional support
  • Performs more complex clinical skills under the direct supervision of the RN
  • Graduate of an accredited RN program awaiting to take NCLEX
  • Clinical rotations in an accredited RN program
Qualifications for nurse extern
  • Must be Nursing students who will graduate Dec 2018 or May 2019
  • Must have a B average
  • Must provide a non-official transcript
  • Must provide one letter of recommendation, 2 preferred
  • Will work full-time temporary positions – June 4 – August 4th (8 weeks)
  • Currently enrolled nursing student with a minimum of one successful documented clinical rotation
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Nurse Extern Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of nurse extern. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for nurse extern
  • Enrollment in a Traditional or Concurrent Enrollment Bachelor's Degree Program
  • Monitor IV Fluids
  • Naso Gastric Tube Placement, management and removal
  • Staple and suture removal
  • ETCO2 capnography set up
  • Administer Tube Feedings
Qualifications for nurse extern
  • Currently enrolled nursing student
  • Require a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.8, one successful clinical rotation and a reference from faculty
  • You must be currently part of an Accredited Nursing approved program to prepare for registered nurse licensure and be eligible to begin the final (senior) year of the respective nursing program
  • Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher strongly preferred
  • In order to be considered for this program, you must first complete your online application with resume and upload your transcript when creating your profile to apply
  • Maintain a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

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