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Student Nurse Extern - Winter Rotation

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


This position is open to nursing students who completed the Summer 2021 Student Nurse Externship Program. This is an additional winter clinical rotation.

Job Description

  • Must have completed the Summer 2021 Student Nurse Externship Program to be eligible for this additional winter clinical rotation

  • Hours: Part-time or full-time, no weekends

  • This position is located in Lancaster, PA.


    Assists in the provision of patient care under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse.  Patient care/customer service includes care/service to patients/customers in the following age groups: newborn, adolescent (13 through 18 years), adult (19 through 64 years), and geriatric (65 years and above).

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Assists RN in completing Nursing Procedures, data collection (Patient Data Base) and patient/significant other education
  • Performs and assists RN with skin care and patient hygiene (e.g., dressing changes, duoderm application, and ROM).
  • Performs basic pulmonary procedures (e.g., incentive spirometer, pulse ox, specimen collection, trach care, and suctioning).
  • Provides comfort, basic support, and safety measures for patients and significant others.


  • Must have completed the Summer 2021 Student Nurse Externship Program to be eligible for this additional clinical rotation
  • AHA CPR/BLS certification
  • Nursing students in BSN program
  • Anticipated graduation date of December 2021 or spring 2022 preferred
  • Completion of at least one half of required Nursing courses (with clinical rotation experience) and a minimum grade point average of 3.0

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Part Time Posted on 09/13/2021