Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital has opportunities for RN Externs in the following departments; Labor and Delivery, Emergency Room, Medical Surgical, and ICU!
The Nurse Extern works under the direct supervision of the RN Preceptor assigned to them as well as the Nurse Manager and/or the Director of Nursing. All of the following must be done with the direct supervision and validation of the RN Preceptor. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Demonstrates and displays an understanding of psychosocial cultural ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Adheres to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures objectives performance improvement programs safety environmental and infection control standards. Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patients served. Performs other duties as assigned.
Shore Memorial Hospital is located in Onancock, Virginia on the beautiful Eastern Shore! Onancock is a rural area with beaches and wildlife to include the 9,000 acre Chincoteague wildlife refuge. This brand new, state of the art facility is a 52-bed hospital with private rooms, a Surgical Suite with three operating rooms, a ten bed Intensive Care Unit, and an advanced Emergency Department with all private treatment rooms. The hospital has expanded the outpatient services to include a diagnostic center with advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scanner, on-campus Cancer Care Center and a freestanding medical office building housing our specialty physician offices. The Virginia Delmarva Peninsula is nestled between the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean and offers that rare treasure - peace. Northampton County has the distinction of being one of the earliest settlements in our nation's history and this rural County retains its pastoral beauty and leisurely pace to this day. With its numerous saltwater bays, marshes and creeks, the county is one of the few unspoiled coastal areas on the Eastern Seaboard.
Education: Currently enrolled in a nursing degree program. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Successful completion of one acute care clinical rotation with recommendation from Instructor. Proficient in English verbal and written communication
Licensure / Certification: CPR is Required at time of hire.