Inova is accepting applications for our 2021 Nurse Extern Program. There will be three start dates in 2021: June 1, June 14, and June 21
Available for nursing students graduating in December 2021 or May 2022
The duration of the externship will be six weeks; nurse externs must be available to attend all six weeks.
Please note that you will be hired into one of our 5 Hospital locations (Fairfax, Fair Oaks, Alexandria, Mount Vernon, or Loudoun) and work 3 twelve hour shifts per week. (Must be able to work day and night shift)
Please apply by January 4, 2021 for consideration.
The Nurse Extern responsibilities include:
Under the direction and supervision of the RN, delivers basic nursing care and monitoring in accordance with completed competencies and unit needs.
Teamwork - Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others. Assist the healthcare team to achieve desired patient and unit outcomes. Collaborates with healthcare team to implement plan of care.
Quality/Best Practice - Familiarizes self with the quality process and participates in quality improvement initiatives as directed by the RN.
Professional Development - Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities to enhance practice knowledge base.
Eligible to be hired as a PRN Clinical Technician 2 upon completion of summer externship.
Our commitment to keeping patients safe, means there's no safer place for you to work. We safeguard our patients, by safeguarding our team members.
Inova is well stocked with the best and latest PPE
Masks are provided to patients entering our buildings, and offered free to visitors
Covid-19 patients are isolated in dedicated areas
Inova operates curbside Covid-19 testing sites that are far removed from the main facilities
All team members are trained in the latest screening guidelines
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About Inova Health System
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.