Nurse Extern - Orthopedics Spine PRN

at HCA, Hospital Corporation of America in Lees Summit, Missouri, United States

Job Description

Do you have the career opportunities as a Nurse Intern you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to joinLee’s Summit Medical Centera facility that is part of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Come join us for this amazing learning opportunity as a Student Nurse. Our Nurse Intern program is one of the best providing you opportunities to work and earn shadow experiences on any unit of your choice.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At LSMC, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our uniquebenefitswe offer include:

  • o Student Loan Repayment
o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs o Paid Personal Leave o 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service) o Identity Theft Protection discounts o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options o Adoption Assistance o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Great healthcare starts with compassion.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Nurse Intern like you to be a part of our team.

Nurse Intern positions are a great opportunity for nursing students! You get to work one on one with a nurse -* *Nurses volunteer to be preceptors, and they gladly share their know-how, while promoting a safe space for learning. Anytime there is a learning experience on the unit, preceptors will try to get you involved in some way or allow you to observe.

About this unit:

  • We provide a tremendous opportunity for upper-level nursing students to successfully transfer from educational to clinical settings.
  • Internships also provide the opportunity to explore various nursing fields to identify best career fits
  • Opportunity to report to Float Pool and support any of the Units: 36 Bed Medical Telemetry Unit; 18 Bed Cardiovascular Unit; Emergency Department with 20 Care Areas; 16 Bed Orthopedic, Neuro, Spine Unit; 10 Bed Intensive Care Unit
  • Nurse Interns work a minimum of two shifts in a four week schedule. Once you work 24 hours in a 4-week schedule, you earn four hours of paid shadow time on any unit of choice so you can identify where you want to work as a Graduate Nurse.


  • Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
  • Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, blood glucose levels, intake and output, and calorie counts.
  • Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.
  • Completion ofFundamentals of Nursing Course at accredited school
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Saving (BLS) – Active
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of two shifts in a four week period to learn and grow appropriately.
  • Early opportunity to interview for New Graduate RN openings.

Lee’s Summit Medical Centerserves Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and surrounding areas. The 80 -bed advanced technology facility is both a Joint Commission Chest Pain Certified Hospital and a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center. LSMC is an affiliate of HCA Healthcare.

Additional features include:

  • Emergency Department with 14 private treatment rooms;
  • Orthopedic and Spine Center,
  • Level II stroke designation
  • Cardiovascular services with a cardiac catheterization lab, cardiac rehabilitation, vascular surgery and more;
  • Rehabilitation services with physical, occupational and speech therapy and sports medicine;
  • Women’s services;
  • Surgical service, including bariatrics, orthopedics, colorectal and robotic assisted procedures; imaging services;
  • The Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at Lee’s Summit Medical Center.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a/World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere/since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Want to learn more? Contact Lead Recruiter of Graduate Nurse Programs, Johna Koelzer at

Job: Nursing Support

Title: Nurse Extern – Orthopedics Spine PRN

Location: Missouri-Lees Summit-Lee%27s Summit Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09724-77408

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Posted On: Jun 26, 2022

Updated On: Jul 01, 2022