Georgia Employer NURSE EXTERNSHIP/PRN - SUMMER 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia

SUMMARY Under the direction of a Registered Professional Nurse, the Nurse Extern is responsible for providing age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families about healthy practices and treatment modalities, assuring continuity of care, coordinating the care across settings and among caregivers, managing information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The Nurse Extern utilizes the nursing process to assist the professional nurse in performing direct and indirect nursing activities to patients of various age groups (neonatal to geriatric). This includes the components of assessment, nurse diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation. The role of the nurse extern also includes patient advocacy, teaching, performance improvement, leadership and professional development. The next Nurse Extern Class will have a tentative start date of June/July 2018 QUALIFICATIONS Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support Health Care Provider Card required. Must be a Junior or Senior Nursing Student enrolled in or unlicensed graduate from an NLN accredited RN program, or Re-Entry RN with Georgia Board licensure pending Must submit Nurse Extern application, 2 letters of reference, and list 3 areas of choice Official transcript submitted at time of application(A minimum of 3.0 GPA is required) EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.