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Nurse Extern PRN



Are you an RN student seeking hospital experience before you graduate, in a role that is flexible with your school schedule?

If you answered yes, then come and join our team as a Nurse Extern!



Terre Haute Regional Hospital is a 278-bed, Level III Trauma Center offering comprehensive medical and surgical programs. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, one of the nation’s largest and leading healthcare systems. Accredited by The Joint Commission, we have provided quality care to the Wabash Valley community for 135 years. We were first in the region to become an Accredited Chest Pain Center and to become certified in hip and knee replacement. We are committed to providing quality, individualized patient care to the communities we serve.


Our Nurse Externs work under the supervision of our Registered Nurses (RN) and assist the nursing staff in providing high quality, patient-centered care and services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living.


We understand you have a busy school schedule. Our PRN Nurse Externs have flexible scheduling options to choose from depending upon your needs and preferences. As one of our Nurse Externs, you will be considered first for an RN interview for our Nurse Residency, offering you the opportunity to secure an RN position in your most desired area or specialty.


You will also be eligible for our exclusive Nurse Extern to RN Incentives, which apply to our Nurse Externs who accept an RN Residency position with us:

  • Paid as a second-year RN in your first year
  • NCLEX reimbursement
  • $100 scrub stipend
  • Shorter waiting period for benefits
  • Invaluable experience
  • Early consideration for an RN position on your units of interest!



Nurse Extern Job Duties:

  • Obtain and record patient information throughout the cycle of care according to hospital policy
  • Assist with patient mobility and transfers
  • Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient, and departmental safety
  • Communicates effectively and professionally and functions in an organized, time conscious manner




  • Current enrollment in accredited nursing program
  • Successful completion of Nursing Fundamentals course
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required


We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us.

Want to obtain your Online BSN in the future? Get it on us. We pay your Online BSN Tuition with no out of pocket expense to you through our partnership with Galen College of Nursing.


Want to get an in-person BSN or Master’s degree in the future? Take of advantage of discounted tuition through our many school partnerships AND use our Tuition Reimbursement on top of that.


Have student loans? Let us help you. We offer Student Loan Assistance!


Want to grow in your career? We have career pathways in place that allow you to be the CEO of your career.


We offer you an extensive total compensation and benefits package. In addition to job security and the reputability that comes with HCA, your benefits will include a competitive salary, 401k with 3-9% matching, paid time off, extended FMLA, four medical plan options, dental, flex spending, life, disability, employee discount programs, employee stock purchase program, and so much more!


Intrigued? Don't wait, apply today. We are actively reviewing applications for motivated nursing students who will help us raise the bar in patient care. Be a part of an organization that invests in you. HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues and we are committed to providing you with the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We would love to speak with you about this fantastic opportunity.


We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.






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Salary Range
$22,000.00 - 29,000.00
per Year
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Terre Haute, IN 47802, US