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POSITION SUMMARY: The Nurse Extern will apply the knowledge and skills acquired in their nursing program in order to provide direct patient care with compassion, excellence and efficiency. The Nurse Extern works under the guidance of the RN/ Nurse Leader with assigned patients, in accordance with CSV hospital guidelines for patient care. The Nurse Extern collaborates with other disciplines to achieve overall healthcare goals and is responsible for adhering to the patient plan of care in order to assist patient processes and outcomes. The Nurse Extern is responsible for competent care of patients in the hospital setting under the guidance of an assigned RN. The Nurse Extern functions as a member of the patient care team, experiencing the complexities of a nursing care delivery model while increasing their independence in taking a patient care assignment.
The Nurse Extern reports to the department Nurse leader and will work within a defined scope of under the direct supervision of an assigned RN. The RN assigned to the Nurse Extern will promote learning experiences that enable the Nurse Extern to competently perform nursing care activities in both complex and non-complex situations.