Nurse Extern PRN ED in Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Chippenham Hospital

Nurse Extern PRN ED

Richmond, VA, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN
Nursing Support   Job ID: 00035-61616
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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.

Chippenham Hospital, a 466-bed acute care facility, is a Provisional Level I Trauma Center and one of the largest HCA facilities. We are home to the Levinson Heart Hospital, the first designated heart hospital in the state, and Tucker Pavilion, Virginia’s oldest and most prestigious Behavioral Health Hospital. Among several recognitions and awards, we are a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Certified Chest Pain Center, and are a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for advanced primary stroke, heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, perinatal care, hip & knee replacement, and surgical care.

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.

Our Emergency Room is a 50-bed ER and Level I Trauma Center.

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
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.



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


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Nursing Support
PRN/Per Diem • PRN

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by February 28, 2022, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

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