Student Nurse Extern Program

Overview: The Student Nurse Extern program is designed to support, grow and develop the student nurse into a successful and thriving professional RN and valued WellStar team member. There are two levels for Student Nurse Externs, I and II.

Student Nurse Extern 1 - must have completed one semester of study at an accredited school of nursing and can provide basic care under the direction of a Registered Nurse. The Student Nurse Extern I is required to work a minimum of 12-hours per pay period and is available to work during summer and winter breaks in alignment with academic calendars.

Student Nurse Extern II – is within one-year of anticipated graduation at an accredited school of nursing and can perform SNE I duties as well as perform advanced technical procedures such as IV insertion or Foley removal in accordance with their knowledge, skill and training. The Student Nurse Extern II is required to work a minimum of 12-hours per pay period and is available to work during summer and winter breaks in alignment with academic calendars.