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Nurse Extern PRN Inpatient Rehab

Company: Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Location: Richmond
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:



Are you currently enrolled in nursing school and want to gain invaluable hospital experience? Are you looking for an opportunity that is flexible with your school schedule? Come and join our team as a Nurse Extern!

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! HCA has been continually named one of Ethisphere's Most Ethical Company's in the World since 2010.

Parham Doctors’ Hospital is a 200-bed acute care facility and campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital. We hold a Gold Seal of Approval for Hip and Knee Replacement and Spinal Fusion and have been named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. We are home to the Orthopedic Hospital, one of the most honored joint and spine programs in the state. We are a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. In addition to our achievements in Orthopedic Care, we have also received accreditation as a Bariatric Surgery Comprehensive Center.

The Nurse Extern will work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN) and assist the nursing staff in providing patient care. You will deliver high quality, patient-centered care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living.

Our PRN Nurse Extern schedule is very flexible with your school requirements. The minimum commitment is two 12-hour weekend shifts every four weeks.

Information about our Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit:


  • You will work on our 36-bed adult rehabilitation that features a 3,000 square foot inpatient therapy gym with state-of-the-art recovery equipment

  • You will care for patients with physical limitations due to stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injuries, cardiac and pulmonary disorders, orthopedic injuries and surgeries, chronic pain and other neurological and musculoskeletal conditions

  • The average length of stay of patients on our unit is 10-14 days


Nurse Extern Job Duties:

  • Perform direct and indirect patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse

  • Obtain and record patient information throughout the cycle of care according to hospital policy

  • Assist with patient mobility and patient transfers

  • Performs job tasks to ensure personal, patient and departmental safety

  • Communicates effectively and professionally and functions in an organized, time conscious manner

Upon graduating, you will also be eligible for our exclusive Nurse Extern to RN Incentive. We offer Nurse Externs who accept an RN Nurse Residency position with us the following incentives:

  • Paid as a second-year RN in your first year

  • NCLEX reimbursement

  • $100 scrub stipend

  • Shorter waiting period for benefits

  • Early consideration for an RN position on your units of interest!


  • Current enrollment in accredited nursing program
  • Successful completion of Nursing Fundamentals course
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest, Richmond , Nurse Extern PRN Inpatient Rehab, Other , Richmond, Virginia

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