Jun 13, 2024

Posting # 53340 - [ Non-Union ]

Clinical Extern (Nursing) - 5 positions
Extern Program
Parkwood Institute Main - London, ON
Temporary Regular Part Time

This position is expected to end on March 31, 2025

Through a patient and family-centered approach, the Clinical Extern (nursing) will work under the direct and/or indirect supervision of registered nursing staff, in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team as an unregulated care provider, to promote and advocate for wellness while ensuring the delivery of holistic, high quality and safe care to patients.

This is an exciting opportunity for nursing students to work in a clinical environment where they can develop their clinical skills and expertise, knowledge, and self-confidence as they prepare to transition into a registered nursing role. A variety of clinical areas have positions available for Clinical Extern (nursing).

Reporting to the Professional Practice Partnership Program, the Clinical Extern (nursing) will work part-time hours to a maximum of full-time hours (37.5 hours per week). The scheduling of these hours will be determined based on organizational needs and may include day/evening/night and weekend shifts.

Essential Qualifications

  • Nursing Students with a minimum of one year of study and enrolled in a College of Nurses of Ontario approved baccalaureate or diploma nursing program
  • Current certificate in Basic Cardiac Life Support required
  • Ability to aid with activities of daily living under the supervision of a registered nurse or registered practical nurse
  • Knowledge of a safety culture in a health care setting in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ability to apply effective body mechanics and lift and transfer skills to meet physical demands
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and the ability to work as part of a team
Teaching and Research
  • St Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St Joseph's, you may be expected to engage in roles related to teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Immunization Requirements
  • Provide documentation you have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and a written commitment to follow any future Public Health recommendations and St. Joseph's Health Care London policies and processes related to COVID management in the workplace.
  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

Posting date: June 11, 2024
Submission deadline: June 17, 2024

Bradley Dudley, Human Resources

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.