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Jan 17, 2018 / General News

We're looking for our 2018 Summer Nurse Externs!

The Scottish Rite Hospital Summer Nurse Extern Program offers a paid opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a pediatric setting while learning performance expectations of an entry-level staff nurse. Externs get the chance to attend educational seminars, in-services and join patients at one of the hospital’s specialized summer camps. Continued work opportunities in PRN Nurse Tech positions are also available. The program requires a 12 week commitment (May 21 - August 10). 

Application Process

Application submissions will be accepted through February 16. Interviews will be held March 5. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited school of nursing and returning as a Senior in the Fall of 2018, 3.00 GPA in nursing core courses and one clinical rotation by program start date. Pediatric rotation completion preferred. Completed application is required for program consideration.

Please submit an online application and mail the remainder as a package: 

  • Your resume
  • Official academic transcripts (Sealed – must include nursing core courses)
  • A photocopy of your current American Health Provider BLS Card
  • A list of objectives you hope to fulfill through the program
  • Nurse Externship Application Checklist 
For more information about the program and the rotation, view our flyer. For questions, please contact Shonna Norman at 214-559-7590 or email

Open House 

We'll be hosting a Summer Nurse Extern Open House on Monday, February 5 from 5 - 7 p.m. (General Session at 5:30 p.m.) Attendees will have an opportunity to meet program directors and learn more about the externship. Refreshments will be served.

To register for the Open House, please visit

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