Job Description

Nurse Extern I

Salary: $18.50 P/hour

Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!

Under the supervision of a registered nurse (RN), a nurse extern is responsible for providing appropriate nursing care to patients. This care includes providing basic data collection and documentation of patient progress; observing, administering and documenting approved nursing procedures; attending to patients' comfort needs and performing specific duties related to the assigned nursing unit. A registered nurse may supervise an extern employed by a facility, only if the nurse extern is currently enrolled in an approved accredited nursing program. The extern must show proof of having completed didactic instruction with clinical validation in fundamental nursing skills and satisfactory completion of clinical experience in the nursing program. The nurse extern, under the supervision of a registered nurse, may perform other skills for which she/he has received didactic and clinical instruction in his/her program up to, but not including, medication administration. All skills must be validated by a qualified preceptor and documented in accordance with the organization policies.

Nurse Extern I Minimum Requirements:

· Provide documentation of current enrollment in an accredited School of Nursing institution and in the last semester of the program.

· High School Diploma/GED


Work Schedule: 12-hours, Days, Varied

Job Type: PRN

Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.

Our Values

Bring Kindness | Achieve Together | Aspire For Better | Do The Right Thing | Lead With Optimism |

About Yuma, AZ

Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.

Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.

Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.

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