RN Student Extern Program

United Regional’s Nurse Extern Training Program (NEXT) gives nursing students the opportunity to work with experienced nurses in a dynamic and supportive clinical environment. You will work side-by-side with highly skilled RN Preceptors who will facilitate the learning experience.

The program assists you to develop a greater level of self-confidence and the opportunity to improve your communication, critical thinking, and time-management skills as well as enhance clinical competence.

As Externs, you will work full-time and follow your preceptor’s schedule. This is a 10-week, temporary, paid summer position from May 23rd through July 30th, including orientation & training. A variety of unit specialties are available.

2022 Program Timeline:
February 14 – 28 – Applications open
Week of March 14 – Manager interviews
May 23 – First day
July 30 – Last day

• Nursing students currently enrolled in an accredited school of professional nursing who anticipate graduating in December 2022 or May 2023
• Must be able to work 36-40 hours per week for the duration of the 10-week program
• Certified in Health Care Provider BLS through August 2022

Click here to apply.

Questions and more information: Call or email  Donna Lewis @ 940-764-8703 dlewis@unitedregional.org