• Nurse Extern - 7 East

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/11/2018 9:04 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-9720
    Category
    Nurse Residents/Externs
    Emp Status
    Per Diem
    Hours per Week
    37.5
    Shift
    Variable
  • Overview

     Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) hires college students each summer to work in the In-Patient Acute Care areas and/or the Post Anesthesia Care Unit as part of the Summer Nursing Externship Program

     

    The Summer 2018 Nursing Externship will run for 8 weeks from June 4th to August 4th, 2018 and is exclusive to students currently enrolled in an accredited, four year, Bachelors of Science Nursing program and have completed their junior year as of May 2018.

     

    In your role as a Nurse Extern, you will become part of our Magnet patient care delivery workforce. You will gain meaningful patient care experiences throughout this time and are provided with weekly nursing education classes throughout your 8 week experience.

     

    The first two weeks of the program, Externs will go through a thorough orientation. The following six weeks, program participants will be paired with preceptors and be assigned to work on hospital units.

     

    Opportunity to stay on as a per-diem PCA in your respective assigned work areas when school is back in session may be a strong possibility based on your performance throughout the program.

    Qualifications

    Program requirements:

    • 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; one must be Med/Surg
    • 3.5 GPA or above
    • Heart Saver/BLS certified through the American Heart Association
    • Flexible to day and night shifts
    • Committed to the entire duration of the program.
    • Resume that highlights 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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