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SoutheastHEALTH Nurse Extern - Summer Temporary in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Nurse Extern - Summer Temporary

Nursing - Other Cape Girardeau, Missouri Nurse Residency Temporary



Variable Shift TemporaryThe Nurse Extern coordinates, plans, and implements the nursing process in the delivery of patient care, under the direction of the Registered Professional NurseBegin

  • Plan, Organize, direct care, utilize nursing process

  • Medication management

  • Patient safety

  • Critical Thinking Skills

  • Recognition of patient changes

  • Interpersonal interactions

  • Create an excellent patient experience

  • Computer system for documentation

  • Patient Education

  • Patient Advocacy

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • In addition to the above responsibilities, the employee may be asked to perform the following as needed:

  • Safely assist patients with ADLs and answers call lights in a timely manner

  • Participate in huddle and complete hourly rounding

  • Provide constant observation which may require sitting for long periods of time, documentation of observations, good interpersonal skills, record patient activity on the close observation form

  • Assist patient and nursing staff as trained,

  • Report changes in patients behavior or condition to nursing staff


  • Within one year of graduation and have covered the skills listed in Nurse Extern Roles and Responsibilities as part of their course work

  • In good standing with an accredited BSN or ADN program

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English