The 10-week externship program runs from mid-May through mid-August every year. Externs work 8- or 12-hour shifts with pay; some shifts will be day-night and rotations may include occasional weekend shifts. Nursing students learn through observation, clinical practice and classroom experience.
Externs work with clinical coaches as well as RNs in a variety of clinical settings, including working on trauma patients and performing CPR. They are exposed to challenging yet rewarding environments and experiences.
The Summer Nurse Extern program is 8 weeks and includes pay. Externs work 36-40 hours a week at Dayton Children's Hospital. Externs may choose one of the following pediatric specialities: Almost Home Unit, Emergency Department, General Pediatrics, Inpatient Hematology/Oncology, Intermediate Care Unit, Newborn Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Surgical Services or House Float.
Externs will gain valuable clinical knowledge and skills through the summer externship and receive experience in Oncology, Medical, Surgical, Cardiac, Orthopedic/Surgical Specialties, Emergency Services, Neuroscience and Spine, ICU, Labor & Delivery, Mother/Infant, NICU, High Risk Pregnancy Unit, Surgical Services, and Nursing Imaging.
The extern program offers competitive pay and an opportunity for nursing students to get hands-on experience with a healthcare team under the direct supervision of registered nurses. Externs receive training in nursing competencies, healthcare computer training, and documentation training.
Winter externships run from June - December, and Spring externships run from December - May. Externships are offered in Cardiac Observation, Emergency Care Center, Medical/Surgical, Medical/Surgical Intensive Care, Neuroscience/Stroke, Observation Care Center, Oncology, Ortho/Spine, Telemetry, and Vascular. Applicants must be ranked in the top 15 percent of their class.
The Pediatric Physical Therapist's primary role is the assessment of the physical condition and the development of appropriate preventative and rehabilitative therapeutic programs to assist in the client's recovery. This position will:
- Perform initial and ongoing assessments, including OASIS assessments;
- Develop and revise the plan of care in consultation with the physician and other care team members;
- Provide therapeutic treatments and evaluation of equipment needs as applicable within the scope of physical therapy practice proficiently and in a productive manner.
- Instruct clients and family in the home program as applicable to ensure the client's maximum level of wellness is achieved.
Externships are offered during the summer and take place at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA, and The Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Applicants can choose two specialty areas for their externship. The externship is designed to help nursing students choose a career path in nursing.
Eligible students must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program and have completed one semester of hospital medical or surgical clinical experience before applying. Nursing externs are temporary, part-time positions that give nursing students real-life experience in the nursing field.
Externs will work in one of the world’s largest academic medical centers. They will work with physicians, allied professionals and other nurses in an environment where they can exchange ideas and increase their medical knowledge. Positions are offered as a Nursing Attendant, Nursing Companion or Summer Nurse Externship. All are part-time nursing positions for nursing students.
Students must have completed one semester of hospital medical/surgical clinical experience. Externships are temporary, part-time positions. Externs work every other weekend during the school year that includes two eight-hour shifts. During the summer, externs work two eight-hour shifts during the day, evening, or night.
The externship offers a paid opportunity for nursing students to learn more about their career while still in college. Externs will be guided and mentored by a nurse preceptor. Externs may choose from a variety of pediatric specialties such as medical and surgical nursing, intensive care nursing, emergency room nursing, hematology/oncology, rehabilitation, transitional care and short-term procedures.
The externship is a 10-week work program that gives nursing students practical experience in a hospital environment. Externs will receive general, clinical, computer and new nurse orientation followed by work shadowing and other opportunities that will enhance their classroom learning and teach them valuable new skills.
The Professional Nursing Externship Program gives nursing students an opportunity to gain more experience in patient care. It also helps students better prepare for the clinical setting in which they will be working after graduation. Working in an actual clinical environment will help strengthen their clinical skills.
The externship program is eight weeks long during which students work and observe patient care and health procedures at two different sites. Externs will enhance their clinical experience by working with a registered nurse in performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Students will be guided by a Nursing Educator throughout their externship program.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a BSN program. A grade point average of 3.0 or above is required; students also must have completed two clinical courses before applying. Externships take place during the summer from the middle of May through the end of June.
Applicants must be willing to work at least one shift a week during the school semester. To be eligible to apply, nursing students must have completed their nursing school course work as required by the Maryland Board of Nursing and obtain their CNA certification two weeks prior to the start of the externship.
Student Nurse Externs work 16 hours bi-weekly and must also be available to work different shifts, holidays and weekends if necessary. The work environment is casual and the work schedules are flexible so students can continue uninterrupted with their studies.
This paid externship is offered during the summer. Up to 35 qualified students will be hired. To qualify, students should have a grade point average of 3.0 or above and be in their senior year of nursing school. The externships are full-time and provide nursing experience in the areas of Patient Care Assistant and Patient Sitter.