Nurse Extern - Shady Grove Medical Center

Rockville, MD
Jan 16, 2019
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Shady Grove Medical Center

If you are a current Adventist HealthCare employee, please click this link to apply through your Workday account. 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:

\tHow the nurse sets priorities, communicates with team members and other professionals,
and organizes their assignment
\tIdentifying what resources are available to the nurse
\tIdentifying other team members and observe how the various team members work
\tHow to use your critical thinking skills and be observant
Work Schedule:

  • Rising Senior with an expected graduation in winter 2019/spring 2020
  • 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

Tobacco 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 use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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