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Nurse Extern I - Summer 2024 Program


CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana




CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick Hospital


524 Dr Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
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Nurse Extern I - Summer 2024 Program Job in Lake Charles

Job Description


Join our Extern I program and have the opportunity to work AND learn by shadowing front line staff. In this program, you will gain valuable hospital experience rotating through different units while receiving a generous hourly compensation. This is for RN students that are NOT in hospital clinicals yet. 

Under the supervision and/or direction of the Clinical Director or other designated management the Nurse Extern I perform various direct patient care activities in accordance with the Nursing Department policies and procedures. The Nurse Extern I is able to assist with the care of hospitalized patients. The Nurse Extern I may be assigned other functions in accordance with hospital/department policies, procedures, and protocols.


Interviews: begin mid/end of February

Start Date: Monday, May 20th

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a. Currently enrolled in a nursing program to obtain either an associate degree or bachelor’s degree to become a registered nurse.

b. Proficient in basic nursing tasks.

c. Provides updated transcript at  time of interview and beginning of each semester until graduation.

d. AHA BLS required within 2 weeks of employment. 

Work Type:

Per Diem As Needed

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Nurse Extern I - Summer 2024 Program