The Nurse Extern, is currently enrolled in a School of Nursing and has successfully completed a Nursing fundamentals course. When on duty, s/he assists patients with activities of daily living and provides basic patient care designed to meet the physical, emotional and social needs of the patient. The Nurse Extern may also be cross-trained to perform unit secretary clerical duties. The nurse After appropriate validation, the Nurse Extern may perform nursing practice interventions learned within his/her clinical training, supported within the scope defined by FLBON.
The extern willâ�¯learn the duties, responsibilities, and skills needed to assist in the perioperative setting. The perioperative extern will learn how to assist in all aspects from Preadmission testing, ambulatory care, sterile technique in the OR and Endoscopy, and Sterile processing and post anesthesia care. The Nurse Extern will also learn how to handle and sterilize surgical instruments, set up operating rooms, monitor patient conditions, and maintain patient records.
Minimum: Completion of Fundamentals/Medical Surgical Clinical Nursing course within an accredited, or approved school of Nursing Program.
Prior clinical experience in area of expertise preferred.
Required: BLS Certification
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Primary Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Facility: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.