Nurse Extern - Hampden Nursing Admin & Support Admin
Penn State Health
Location: Enola, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 23989
Hampden Medical Center
Location: US:PA: Enola Work Type: PRN FTE: 0.001 Shift: Varied Hours: 48 hours worked over a 4-week period
***Accelerated Nursing Externship***
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The 4-week Accelerated Nursing Externship is a hands-on clinical skill building program for nursing students (any year) to take place over winter break in which Externs will work a total of 48 hours over a 4-week period in a PRN position (more hours available if desired). The program will orient nursing students to an assigned unit in which the nurse extern performs basic bedside care and selected nursing procedures.
Those with no clinical experience will perform Nursing Assistant responsibilities such as patient hygiene, EKGs, bladder scanning, and vital signs. Externs who have completed one semester of clinical will also be able to perform dressing changes, NG insertion, IV insertion, foley catheter insertion, blood draws, and central line dressing change. They will not be able to give medication.
Nursing student in any year of an accredited nursing program.
ABOUT HAMPDEN MEDICAL CENTER:
Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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