Nurse Extern Program

We are no longer accepting applications to the 2018 inova nurse externship program.

Nurse Extern Role
Nurse Extern Role

The Inova Nurse Extern Program is an opportunity for students to learn new skills in a supportive clinical environment. You will be partnered with an experienced Registered Nurse who will facilitate your learning experience. 


Clinical Practice

Under the direction and supervision of an experienced RN, Nurse Externs will deliver basic nursing care and monitoring in accordance with completed competencies and unit needs.  

Teamwork

The Nurse Externs will communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others. They will assist the healthcare team to achieve desired patient and unit outcomes. The Nurse Externs will collaborate with the healthcare team to implement plan of care.  

Quality/Best Practice

Throughout the program, Nurse Externs will become familiar with the quality process and participate in quality improvement initiatives as directed by the experienced RN they are working with.  

Professional Development

All Nurse Externs will participate in educational opportunities to increase their knowledge. They will identify their own learning needs and seek opportunities to enhance practice knowledge base.

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled in a nursing degree program
  • Minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Successful completion of at least one clinical rotation
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification
  • Proficient in English
  • Reference from faculty member

If selected, you will start your externship on one of the following dates: 
May 21, 2018
June 4, 2018
June 11, 2018 

The application deadline was Friday, February 16th. Please click here to view our available positions.