H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Tampa, FL

Job posting number: #7198828 (Ref:hlj_50910)

Posted: December 6, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Nurse Extern II is a role for nursing students to practice in the nursing setting. The Nurse Extern II is assigned to an RN mentor and may perform patient care under RN supervision.

The Nurse Extern II will assist with activities of daily living and provide basic nursing care to the oncology population. He/ she will assist in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Adheres to rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.


The Ideal Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will the following:
    • High School Diploma/GED
    • BLS Certification
    • Fundamental Computer Skills


  • Provides care to oncology patients based on the identification of the patient’s age, physical, psychosocial, educational and safety needs
  • Assists in the general care of the patient through collaboration with the RN and healthcare team
  • Assists nursing staff in treatment procedures using validated skills and competencies
  • Provides patient care: takes vital signs, weight, and intake-output measurements
  • Makes rounds, handles patient and family assistance tasks following patient safety policies
  • Identifies and reports environmental conditions that may put the patient at risk


Credentials and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • BLS Certification
  • CNA not required for students who have completed Nursing Fundamentals course and are actively enrolled in BSN program
  • Successful completion of Moffitt’s Oncology Tech orientation, boot camp, and checklist within the first 90 days of employment (first week of hire is Monday through Friday then one shift per pay period).
  • Student must be in good standing of a nationally accredited nursing program with completion of first semester fundamentals course. Concurrent enrollment or completion of Complex Health Nursing 1.
  • Must have 3.0 GPA
  • Letter of recommendation from nursing school faculty
  • Must work a minimum of one shift per pay period. Flexible schedule available due to school obligations

Mission To create a Moffitt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.

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Job posting number:#7198828 (Ref:hlj_50910)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
United States
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