Summer 2023 Nurse Extern - White Oak Medical Center

Silver Spring, MD
Dec 02, 2022
Dec 13, 2022
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Nurse Extern who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Program Outline:

The Externship begins with the first orientation in June and runs full-time for eight consecutive weeks.This program provides exposure to clinical and learning environments that enhance your preparation as a nurse. The priority during this experience is to learn and develop skills as a care provider. Students are assigned to a clinical unit with a mentor nurse who is prepared to answer questions and will look for learning opportunities.

This is an opportunity to develop organizational and problem-solving skills such as:

How the nurse sets priorities, communicates with team members and other professionals,
and organizes their assignment
Identifying what resources are available to the nurse
Identifying other team members and observe how the various team members work
How to use your critical thinking skills and be observant

Work Schedule:
  • Rising Senior
  • Active Maryland Certified Nursing Assistance License
  • Active BLS/CPR certification
  • Submit a resume and cover letter
  • Submit transcripts with grades averaging 85% or higher
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment health assessment and background check
  • Must be able to work full time (36 hours) a week for the full 8 weeks.
  • No vacation time will be given during the Externship program
  • Must be open to all shifts (day/night) including weekends

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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