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Student Nurse Extern
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We are looking for enrolled Bachelor of Nursing students who would like to enrich their learning through hands-on experience. As a Student Nurse Extern, you will perform hygiene, comfort measures and selected nursing procedures for the patients on your unit of hire. We are looking to fill positions throughout both Christiana and Wilmington hospitals. We hire for all areas which include: medical, surgical, intensive care, women's and children and other specialty areas. Available Student Nurse Extern positions are based on area needs.

* The SNE program starts on January 6, 2020. You will be required to attend orientation on the following dates January 6, 9, 14, 16th. *


* Safely provides care appropriate to the age of patients served under the direction of the RN.
* Performs procedures for the comfort and well-being of patients.
* Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care adult and geriatric patients including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain information and to provide the care needed.
* Responds to patient crisis situations and initiates interventions within the scope of responsibilities.
* Accurately documents on CCHS forms as appropriate to scope of job.
* Responds with promptness, empathy and interest to needs of patients.
* Provides a safe and comfortable environment for the patient.
* Assists patients with mobility needs.
* Assists physical therapist when needed.
* Communicates effectively with patient/family and health care team.
* Answers patient call-lights responding to patient needs.
* Identifies each patient prior to providing care and treatments.
* Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices; reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
* Transports patients for discharge and assist in car transfer.
* Demonstrates the correct use of slings and springs, overhead frame and use of assistive devices.
* Assists in the opening and closing of the unit including cleaning and safe storage of equipment.
* Performs other related duties as required.


* High school graduate or equivalent
* Currently enrolled in an accredited BSN nursing program
* Must have at least a 2.8 GPA


BLS certification


* Must submit unofficial transcripts
* Must submit a cover letter stating why you are interested in nursing and why you would like to work at Christiana Care.
* Must submit transcripts (unofficial or official)

Any applications missing this information will not be considered.*

Post End Date

Oct 9, 2019

EEO Posting Statement

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

About Christiana Care Health System

Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions.  Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution.  Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey.  A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses.    Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level.  Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way:  "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."


Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee.  Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive.


Christiana Care Health System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer whose staff is representative of its community, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.