Student Nurse Externship Summer 2019
This 10 week Externship Program offers nursing students an opportunity to earn while learning. Students are oriented and provided training in select skills such as 12 Lead EKG and Venipuncture. Under the direction of a registered nurse preceptor, student nurses practice selected skills and gain confidence in the acute care environment. Students meet with the program coordinator to share experiences. A variety of educational topics are presented by guest speakers at the meetings.
Externs are placed at one of six Hackensack Meridian Health hospitals: Riverview Medical Center, Ocean Medical Center, or Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Bayshore Medical Center, Raritan Bay Medical Center or Southern Ocean Medical Center. Up to 35 students may participate in the program. Current employees of Hackensack Meridian Health who meet the eligibility criteria will be considered first.
• You must be currently matriculated in a Board of Nursing approved BSN program to prepare for registered nurse licensure and be eligible to begin the final (senior) year of the respective nursing program.
• High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required. Current matriculation in a Board of Nursing approved program to prepare for Registered Nurse licensure required.
• Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher strongly preferred.
• Ability to work varied days and varied hours.
In order to be considered for this program, you must first complete your online application with resume and upload your transcript when creating your profile to apply.
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