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UNC REX Healthcare Careers

Nursing Externship Program

Next program start date: May 31, 2022

General Program Overview

  • Ten week program
  • One week hospital orientation including: General Orientation, Clinical Orientation, Clinical Computer Orientation, & New Nurse Orientation
  • Unit-based orientation and preceptorship with a seasoned nurse preceptor
  • Opportunities to develop and utilize clinical skills encompassed by the Nursing
  • Assistant II certification
  • Role shadowing opportunities for special procedures and in various specialty care areas
  • Monthly peer support and continuing education sessions

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Be entering senior year of nursing school in Fall 2022
  • Have an average 2.5 GPA or higher (preferred)

Application Process

Apply online – January 2022

  • Critical Care - (req# TBD)
  • Medicine & Short Stay – (req# TBD)
  • Emergency Department - (req# TBD)
  • Intermediate Care – (req# TBD)
  • Surgery Services (Med/Surg) – (req# TBD)
  • Women’s Services – (req# TBD)
  • Pre/Post Cath Lab - (req# TBD)
  • Heart & Vascular Diagnostics – ((req# TBD)
  • Float Pool – (req# TBD)
  • Surgical Services (req# TBD)