The Nurse Extern works under the supervision of the professional nurse, carries out routine patient care assignments, works in controlled care situations and performs established nursing procedures for individual or groups of patients. Demonstrates accountability for assigned patients on shift or assignment.
Performs vital signs measurement: temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and pulse oximetry readings. Records on patient chart. Monitors intake and output. Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the core values of the Hospital.
Training requirements: BSN students who have successfully completed an adult hospital acute care med/surg clinical
Certifications: BLS for Healthcare Provider
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S.
News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation's best in 10 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.