Job Description

Nurse Extern (NE) - Med/Surg - Full Time - Nights TOWER 4

Yuma Regional Medical Center is a 406-bed facility located in sunny, southwestern Arizona. We have a main hospital campus, off-site cancer center, outpatient laboratory services, and numerous clinics as a part of our medical group, including a primary care facility in the Foothills. 

Position Summary: Tower 4 is a 36-bed inpatient unit that caters to people with, but not limited to, musculoskeletal diseases and disorders such as arthritis, fractures, broken bones, joint replacements, and osteoporosis. In addition, Tower 4 also works directly with patients before and after they complete a surgical procedure to ensure they receive necessary medical attention, such as monitoring vital signs, administering medications, and maintaining patient records. Tower 4 team members work closely with the interdisciplinary team, such as medical providers, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, and social workers, in providing well-rounded care from admission to discharge that covers rehabilitation and appropriate placement from the case management team. Tower 4 is a one-stop shop for all acute medical and non-critical pre and post-surgical health needs. Our patient's length of stay varies from 24 hours to 30 observation and inpatient days.

The Nurse Extern II provides care in alignment with organizational standards (e.g. Policies and Procedures), as well as the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization, under the guidance of the licensed RN Preceptor. Behaviorally, the Nurse Extern II promotes a positive work environment through dependability, a dedication to professional contribution and growth, and a commitment to coworkers. Patient and family-centered care is prioritized to positively impact the patient’s experience of care.

This role is for the individual pursuing RN licensure, but not yet credentialed. See below position requirements.

Required: Graduate within the last year from an accredited School of Nursing:


Education: Associate’s Degree, Nursing

Work Schedule: 12-hours, Nights, Varied

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you upon interview.


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