Student Nurse Extern 3B Medical Surgical

Student Nurse Extern 3B Medical Surgical

Common Spirit | Lexington, KY, 40598, US
Salary Range:$22,000 – $32,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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Saint Joseph Hospital is a 433-bed facility located in Lexington Kentucky. Founded in 1877 a small group of Sisters of Charity of Nazareth in Kentucky led by Sister Euphrasia Stafford began their health ministry. Their mission was to provide compassionate care to the poor and underserved - a tradition still carried out today. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services including distinguished awards for cardiology orthopedics and stroke care. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.


The nurse extern will gain experience in a realistic professional nursing work environment by assisting in the delivery of both direct and indirect nursing care under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse within the scope of practice of unlicensed, assistive personnel.


Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma/GED, continuous enrollment in an accredited nursing program, and completion of Nursing Fundamentals 101 Course

Required Licensure and Certifications

Current BLS certification

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Training

Completed Skills Competency Assessment

Demonstrated career path which demonstrates progressive leadership responsibilities and project management.

Able to work collaboratively to achieve desired department, facility and regional results.

Skilled and articulate in both verbal and written communication.

Demonstrated abilities in clinical reasoning and problem solving

Proficient in Microsoft office and Outlook