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SoutheastHEALTH Nurse Extern in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Nurse Extern

Nursing - Other Cape Girardeau, Missouri Nurse Residency Part-Time



Variable ShiftThe 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