The Nurse Extern, under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, administers patient care. The NURSE EXTERN will utulize the nursing process, assisting the RN in the provision of individualized care of patient in an attempt to assist the patient in adapting to his/her disease process and achieving the highest level of wellness.
**Please note this position will start in December 2019 and will require right over 2 weeks of full-time orientation***
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
Currently enrolled in an accredited RN degree program, with a minimum GPA of 3.0
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
Maintain current BLS certification
Upon application review you will be emailed some additional details with a request to submit:
A copy of your official transcript
Two letters of recommendation (one peer and one professional from instructor or RN)
A 500 word essay on why you have chosen a career in nursing
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.