RN Intern PRN ER
Tallahassee, FL
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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon and Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.


Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, the Nurse Extern performs unit support activities as assigned.

  • Demonstrates knowledge and application of the nursing process
  • Participates and cooperates in the unit based Quality Improvement processes
  • Supports, maintains and provides an environment which is supportive of quality patient care through effective use of resources and personnel
  • Practices endorses and provides customer service skills to patients visitors, physician and staff
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patients' rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality
  • With the RN plans and implements patient care and teaching based on a total assessment and the age of the patient
  • With the RN evaluates and documents patient response; monitors and recognizes changes in physiological and psychosocial status; takes appropriate action based on assessment of the patient
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance
  • Does not administer any medications

Qualifications

Experience required or preferred:

  • Completion of first semester of an accredited RN program required
  • Acute care experience preferred
  • Reads and writes English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician's orders
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners' needs
  • Basic computer skills
  • Exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, 35 pounds frequently and 15 pounds constantly
  • RN graduates who do not pass Boards may also be placed in a nurse extern position for up to six months

Licensure/Certification:

  • BLS required
Job Type Internship