Nurse Extern-Acute Care Surgery H4I4-Midnights-Contingent-Detroit
Detroit, MI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

At Henry Ford Hospital, all nurses strive to provide exceptional patient care every day. They are encouraged to participate in quality assurance activities, research and shared governance to make a difference in the care given to patients and families. Henry Ford Nursing uses evidence-based practice, professional practice standards and the Henry Ford Hospital Professional Nurse Practice Model to drive nursing practice.

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  • Under the direction and supervision of the responsible Registered Nurse, performs specific patient care duties to meet safety and comfort needs of the patient using the nursing process.
  • Provides input to assist the RN in planning and implementing patient care.
  • Responds to emergent situations according to established procedures. Recognizes and participates in own continuing education.


  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Enrolled in an accredited school of nursing (BSN schools preferred).
  • The completion of two clinical rotations, one of which must be Med/Surg (in an acute care setting).
  • To remain in the extern role you MUST: Actively be enrolled in a nursing program; Successfully complete each course; Provide transcripts to Nurse Manager after each course; Provide a copy of your plan of work to your Nurse Manager.
  • If at any point the extern does not meet their academic institution's standard for continued enrollment in the school of nursing classes, their employment as an extern will be rescinded.
  • BLS Healthcare provider to be completed during orientation.
  • Physical ability to lift and move patients, supplies, and equipment with appropriate technique/device.
  • Successful completion of 180-day introductory period required to achieve knowledge of policies relative to job duties and patient care unit.
Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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