Nurse Extern Days Med Surg - #689992

Abrazo Arrowhead Campus


Date: 1 week ago

City: Glendale, Arizona

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Abrazo hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.


From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.


Nurse Extern Position Summary


The nurse extern position is recognized by the Arizona Board of Nursing and is defined as a student nurse employed by a facility, and currently enrolled in a board-approved or accredited nursing program, who has completed at least their first clinical rotation or is a graduate from a Board-approved or accredited nursing program waiting to take NCLEX. Nurse Externs are ineligible to work in this role after receiving RN licensure.


The purpose of the nurse externship is to enhance education and to facilitate the transition in the RN role while assuring safe and effective nursing care. The nurse extern may obtain basic data, document in the medical record, and with documented competency, may perform fundamental nursing skills per facility policy and as outlined by the AZ Board of Nursing.


SPECIAL SKILLS: Able to demonstrate the knowledge, skill, and attitude of a safe competent nurse/caregiver. This includes consistently demonstrating patient-centered care, teamwork, collaboration, evidence based practice, quality improvements and outcomes, systems based thinking, leadership, professionalism, and effective communication.



THE NURSE EXTERN CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.


MINIMUM EDUCATION: Completion of at least the 1st clinical semester rotation.


PREFERRED EDUCATION: Completion of the 2nd of 4 clinical semester rotations.


REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: BLS/CPR


REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: Graduated from an accredited nursing program and eligible to take the NCLEX within six (6) months of hire


PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: ACLS



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