2021 Application Process is Now Open

University of Missouri Health Care is offering 12 week student nurse extern opportunities for nursing students within one year of graduation from an accredited nursing school looking to gain valuable professional experience! Upon successful completion of the externship nursing students have an opportunity to continue as a CTA-C, and be given special consideration for GN positions!

Goals

  • Provide an opportunity for student nurses to increase nursing skills and knowledge through clinical practice with a professional nurse preceptor
  • Provide student nurses with a role model for the practice of professional nursing
  • Provide clinical experience to assist with the transition from student nurse to professional nurse

Requirements

  • Applicants must be within one year of graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale — official transcripts will be required if offered and accept
  • Completion of application by February 5, 2021
  • Submit a completed Areas of Interest form — needs to be included in application as an attachment
  • References — when prompted via email, reference information must be entered by application deadline
    • Reference Guidelines (5 total required):
      • 2 current nursing instructors
      • 2 nursing student peers
      • 1 employer (current or past)
  • Must complete a phone interview with HR and attend virtual interviews (dates below)
  • AHA BLS for healthcare providers is required. If hired, must supply card during new hire paperwork prior to start date

Compensation

  • $14.42 per hour
  • Shift differential
    • Evenings – $2/hr
    • Nights – $2/hr
    • Weekends – $2/hr

Dates/Deadlines

  • Application deadline – February 5, 2021
  • Interview dates – February 24 or 25, 2021
  • Program start date/orientation dates – May 24-26, 2021
  • Program length – 12 weeks (ends August 14, 2021)

Application Materials – must be completed by February 5, 2021