The Nurse Extern works at the direction of the Registered Nurse providing
patient care and general duties in the Hospital. Provides direct care
for the patients as assigned, answers call lights, performs courier and
transporter functions, and acts as a unit clerk as needed, collects data
through a variety of means including observation and through the use of
instrumentation. Assists in the provision of care to patients of all age groups.
BLS trained or successful completion of BLS course within 3 months of hire
required. Currently enrolled in a professional school of nursing or completion
of an STNA program with an acceptance letter to a professional school
of nursing. Ongoing enrollment in a professional school of nursing is
required. Completion of two clinical nursing courses (at least one foundation
of nursing course and one medical-surgical course) preferred. Minimum
of one year of clinical experience also preferred.