Nurse Extern Med Surg

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  • Regional Hospital of Scranton Regional Hospital of Scranton

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  • Part Time

Job Description

Earn while you Learn!       Obtain "hands on" experience before you graduate!

Regional Hospital of Scranton is a 186-bed, acute care hospital nationally recognized for quality, especially in the areas of orthopedics, robotic surgery, cardiac care, stroke care, and neurology. Offering all private rooms, Regional is the first hospital in Pennsylvania to earn all four orthopedic certifications by The Joint Commission - hip fracture, and knee, hip, and shoulder replacement as well as advanced certification.

Regional Hospital of Scranton is recognized by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as an accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) and Resuscitation. This designation is the ACC's highest level accreditation for Chest Pain Centers and rearms Regional Hospital of Scranton's commitment to providing the most advanced and timely evidence-based care to patients in our community.


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The Nurse Extern is an student nurse who provides patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.  The Nurse Extender performs duties, such as feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving patients, or changing linens; provides safe and effective care to the patient; is customer-oriented and able to communicate with all levels of staff, patients, families, and / or significant others while working collaboratively with all team members.  The Nurse Extender role is designed to augment the nursing staff, there by maintaining quality care for patients.  Primary role is to be responsive to patient needs.

  • Currently enrolled in a nursing program/attending an accredited nursing school.
  • Completed fundamentals of clinicals in an accredited Registered Nursing program.
  • Proof of AHA or ARC BLS (CPR) training (within one year of hire).
  • Competent computer usage.
  • Exhibits exceptional customer and personal service to patients, visitors, team members.


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