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2019 Student Nurse Extern- Regional Health
Regional Health
Regional Health

Job Location: Custer, SD
Job Type: Deadwood, SD Part time
Department: CS Nursing Professional Development
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Rotating (United States of America)

Job Summary:

*** Please be sure to also submit the following to complete the application process. You can upload the documents or emailing them to THIS EMAIL . If you have any questions, please call 605-755-5510 option #1.**

1. A resume containing complete contact information.
2. A transcript from the nursing program in which you are enrolled, including GPA.
3. Three letters of reference, including at least two from nursing instructors.
**If these are in a sealed envelope they can be mailed or hand delivered to:
Regional Health Human Resources
Attention: Nurse Externs
5301 S. Hwy 16, Suite 300
Rapid City, SD 57701

The Student Nurse Externship give nursing students the opportunity to provide direct patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse preceptor. The Extern will gain experience in performing clinical nursing skills through a mentorship program with nurses. Nursing students will have the opportunity to increase critical thinking and organizational skills by providing nursing care to patients in various departments throughout Regional health. This 10-week, 240-hour clinical experience allows the student nurse to further develop the art of nursing practice and promotes additional interaction with health care professionals.

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions By the end of the Summer Nurse Extern Program, the Extern will be able to:
  • Apply the nursing process when delivering nursing care with increased individual level of confidence and competency in a range of nursing skills.
  • Actively seek feedback from Preceptor regarding nursing assessment, care planning, implementation/coordination and evaluation of patient care.
  • Enhance communication skills to work effectively with patients/clients, families, and other member of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Assist the Preceptor in performing selected procedures and treatments.
  • Prepare and present a Case Study to fellow Externs; as well as, participate in educational pursuits and activities that enhance understanding of professional nursing practice.
  • Identify and acknowledge the involvement of patients and their family and plan care appropriately, while maintaining the principles and practice of patient confidentiality.

Additional Requirements:

Employee Benefits:
Regional Health offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package that looks out for you and your family. We recognize there are many types of families, with many different needs. That's why our plans are flexible, allowing you to select the individual benefits which fit your personal needs.

Regional Health is an integrated health care system with the purpose of helping patients and communities live well. The organization, with headquarters in Rapid City, S.D., provides community-based health care in more than 20 communities in two states and 32 specialty areas of medicine. As the largest private employer in western South Dakota, Regional Health is comprised of five hospitals, 24 clinic locations and employs nearly 5,000 physicians and caregivers. Regional Health is committed to the future of medicine, with medical training partnerships, a medical residency program, and more than 130 active research studies.

How to Apply:

Regional Health

Come join us in our pursuit to become the best healthcare system in America!
Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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