Howard University Hospital | Washington, DC

    Nurse Extern

    Job Title
    Nurse Extern
    Job ID
    27439029
    Location
    WASHINGTON,  DC 20002
    Other Location
    Description

    With over 150 years of caring for our community and each other in the Washington DC area, Howard University Hospital has a world-renowned reputation for high-quality, patient-centric care. Howard University Hospital is the nation’s only teaching hospital located on the campus of a Historically Black University and has created a superior learning environment, with groundbreaking research and positive patient outcomes.
     
    Howard University Hospital seeks to hire a Nurse Extern who will embrace our reach and historic tradition of excellence. If you want to make a difference in someone’s life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. 

    Program Outline

    The Externship begins with the first orientation in June and runs full-time for eight consecutive weeks. This program provides exposure to clinical and learning environments that enhance your preparation as a nurse. The priority during this experience is to learn and develop skills as a care provider. Students are assigned to a clinical unit with a mentor nurse who is prepared to answer questions and will look for learning opportunities.

    This is an opportunity to develop organizational and problem-solving skills such as:

    • How the nurse sets priorities, communicates with team members and other professionals, and organizes their assignment.
    • Identifying what resources are available to the nurse.
    • Identifying other team members and observe how the various team members work together.
    • How to use your critical thinking skills and be observant
    Required Skills

    • Rising Senior with an expected graduation in winter 2021/spring 2022
    • Active BLS/CPR certification
    • Submit a resume and cover letter
    • Submit transcripts with grades averaging 85% or higher
    • Successful completion of a pre-employment health assessment and background check

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