Clinical Extern

Full Job Description

N-05-23 Clinical Extern (Temporary Part-Time and Full-Time)


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Biweekly Hours:

1.0 and 0.5 FTE (37.5-75 hours)

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Closing Date:

Pembroke Regional Hospital is currently seeking Clinical Externs. These positions are offered on a Temporary Part-Time and Full-Time basis.
The Clinical Externs are unregulated healthcare providers who will be working as part of an interprofessional team and provide patient-centered care under the direct and/or indirect supervision of an identified Health Professional who reports to the Manager of each Clinical Program. The Clinical Extern will practice in a manner consistent with the organizational Mission, Vision, and Values in alignment with the outlined job description while considering the limitations in their ability to perform controlled acts as authorized by the professional colleges.
Practice under the direct and/or indirect supervision of the Healthcare Professional (e.g. RN, RPN, Respiratory Therapist, etc.) in a manner consistent with Mission, Vision, policies, and procedures and in accordance with the CNO Practice Guideline for Working with Unregulated Care Providers.
Carry out or assist with activities of daily living with the goal of supporting and optimizing patient independence and functioning. These activities may include both patient care activities and non-patient care activities.
Embodies the LEAN ideology by actively and continually seeking opportunities for continuous improvement.
Must be enrolled in the following programs:
An official school transcript will be required to be interviewed for this position. Registered Nurse (RN) Students enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate nursing program
Registered Practical Nurse (RPN) Students enrolled in an accredited nursing program
Undergraduate Medical Students in the final year of a program; recent Canadian Medical Graduates awaiting the start of residency
Respiratory Therapy Students in their 2nd or 3rd year of study in a Diploma Program
Paramedic Students who are in an approved Paramedic Program; in the 2nd year of study
Occupational Therapy Students
Physiotherapy Students
 Current certificate in BCLS required
 Self-motivated, responsible, and organized
 Ability to work independently or as part of a team
 Excellent communication skills
 Ability to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends (8 and 12-hour shifts)
 Satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Review