Nurse Extern - Hampden (Accelerated Winter Break Externship)

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center

Location: US:PA: Enola
Work Type: PRN
FTE: 0.001000
Shift: Varied
Hours: Varied

Recruiter Contact: Katy Rush ([email protected])

***Accelerated Nursing Externship***


The 4-week Accelerated Nursing Externship is a hands-on clinical skill building program for nursing students to take place over winter break (December 18, 2023 - January 13, 2024). Externs are required to work a minimum of 12 hrs. per week (but are permitted to work up to 40 hrs. per week) and must work a total minimum of 48 hours over a 4-week period. The program will orient nursing students to an assigned unit in which the nurse extern performs basic bedside care and selected nursing procedures. Applicants must have one clinical semester completed by the time the Externship begins.


Nursing student of an accredited Nursing Program and one clinical rotation, or a Graduate Nurse without Boards required.


Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility, features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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