Community Health Systems RN Extern-MedSurg-PRN in Vicksburg, Mississippi


Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), participates in the evaluation of assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Provides assistance to nursing peers as requested. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the nursing field.


Graduate of a nursing program. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. The RN-Extern is awaiting Mississippi Board of Nursing licensure examination and licensure confirmation. Board licensure is required within nine (9) months of hire. BLS certification is required.

Prior direct patient care experience is preferred.

Job: Medical / Surgical Unit

Organization: Merit Health River Region

Location: MS-Vicksburg

Requisition ID: 1814716