Nurse Extern

Writing a great nurse extern resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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If you're looking for inspiration when it comes to drafting your own nurse extern resume, look no further than the samples below. These resumes will help you highlight your experience and qualifications in the most effective way possible, giving you the best chance of landing the nurse extern job you're after.

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Deirdra Dormevil | (708) 045-7625 | Annapolis, MD


I have over 1 year of experience as a Nurse Extern. I am passionate about providing quality patient care and improving the health of my community. I have excellent clinical skills and a strong commitment to teamwork. I am looking for a position where I can continue to grow professionally and make a positive impact on the lives of others


Nurse Extern at Company 1, IDMay 2022 - Present

  • Greeted and orientated patients in a friendly manner.
  • Assisted with patient transfers.
  • Monitored vital signs and charted them accurately every hour.
  • Administered medications as prescribed by the physician.
  • Attended to all of the patients' needs during their stay.
  • Kept families updated on their loved ones' condition.

Nurse Extern II at Company 2, IDSep 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Trained new nurse externs on the floor procedures and expectations.
  • Acted as a preceptor to 5 new nurse externs during their orientation week.
  • Assisted in the development of a new patient discharge teaching program which decreased length of stay by an average of 2 days.
  • Led weekly bedside report sessions for nursing staff, resulting in more accurate hand-offs and less time spent searching for information at change of shift.
  • Implemented a system for tracking medications administered via syringe pump, decreasing medication errors by 50%.
  • Successfully completed 1000 hours clinical rotation with minimal supervision required.


Associate Degree in Nursing at Idaho State UniversitySep 2016 - May 2021

I have learned how to effectively communicate with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals; how to provide nursing care based on the latest evidence; and how to work as part of a team.


  • Nursing
  • Patient care
  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Medication administration
  • Infection control

Octavia Mcstoots | (218) 236-0176 | Billings, MT


I am a recent graduate of XXXX School of Nursing and have over 1 year of experience working as an RN. I have gained valuable experience in the medical field through my work at XYZ Hospital, where I provided care for patients with a variety of conditions. My clinical skills are excellent, and I am able to provide quality patient care in both fast-paced and calm environments. In addition to my nursing skills, I also possess strong organizational abilities that allow me to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


Nurse Extern at St. Vincent Healthcare, MTMar 2022 - Present

  • Trained new staff on proper infection control procedures.
  • Led a team of 5 nurses in providing care to 20 patients.
  • Successfully completed 12-hour shifts with minimal supervision.
  • Took vitals, drew blood, and administered IVs per physician orders.
  • Assisted physicians with patient exams and treatments.
  • Monitored post-operative patients for vital signs and pain levels.

Nurse Extern II at Billings Clinic, MTJul 2021 - Jan 2022

  • Assisted with patient care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Took vitals signs, such as blood pressure and temperature.
  • Administered medications and injections per RN direction.
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, eating.
  • Monitored patient progress and reported changes to the RN.


Associate Degree in Nursing at Montana State University, Bozeman, MTSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to provide care to patients, how to work with a team, and how to think critically.


  • Nursing
  • Clinical skills
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management