2013 Nurse Extern Program
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

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Description

2013 Nurse Extern Program

May 20 - July 27 (10 week long paid externship)

Applicants must be able to work full time for the entire 10 weeks in order to be considered.

Purpose:
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Nurse Extern program provides professional Nursing students with a challenging opportunity to participate in the care and management of pediatric patients and their families. This unique experience allows you to work alongside a Registered Nurse Preceptor who coordinates your learning experiences, so you will be able to acquire valuable knowledge of the highly specialized pediatric environment, establish valuable interpersonal relationships and make decisions regarding subspecialty practice, based on actual practice.

We hire externs in a variety of units, including the NICU, PICU, TICU, CICU, Cardiac Step Down, Cardiac Cath Lab, Transplant Unit, General Patient Care (Med/Surg floors), Emergency Department, CIRU and Hematology/Oncology unit. Due to the level of response we receive, we are unable to contact every candidate. Only those selected to move forward will be contacted.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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Participates in the basic delivery of patient care as assigned by licensed professional personnel using age and developmentally appropriate interventions according to departmental standards of care.

Reinforces the education process as related to the delivery of healthcare.

Initiates and participates in continuous monitoring and improvement of the quality of care and services provided.

Accepts responsibility for own growth, development and professional conduct.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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Must be currently enrolled in an accredited School of Nursing, BSN nursing students strongly preferred.

Must have successfully completed 1 year of nursing school with 2 clinical rotations.

Must have a 3.0 accumulative GPA or higher.

BLS Certification is required.

Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire.

** You must include a resume to be considered **

Important Note:
This is a position for

nursing students

; if you already graduated or will graduate before or during the program (May 2013/Summer 2013) please apply to our Staff Nurse or New Graduate Nurse positions posted. We begin accepting May 2013 and Summer 2013 new graduate applications in March.

Location

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Children's - Covers All Locations

Hours Per Week

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36

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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is a not-for-profit hospital system that specializes in pediatric health care, research, and...