Nurse Extern Program

A Head Start

Amy
Intermediate Care
Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center
"The nurse externship helped me transition. It gave me so much extra time in the hospital clinical setting working with the nurses."


Amy
Intermediate Care
Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center
"The nurse externship helped me transition. It gave me so much extra time in the hospital clinical setting working with the nurses."


The Nurse Extern Program has been designed to assist the nursing student to develop clinical, organizational, and critical thinking skills. Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Nurse Extern is responsible for direct patient care considering age specific, developmental, cultural, and spiritual needs.

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled and attending a Nursing program
  • Successfully completed one rotation of Medical/Surgical clinical
  • Completion of Oakwood application/ Transfer Request form (employees only) including two letters of recommendation and Nursing school transcript
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Units: Medical, Surgical, Critical Care, Rehabilitation, Mother-Baby (must have completed Obstetrical clinical rotation), Emergency and Float positions are available at specific sites.

Dates: May, December