Nurse Extern Program
The Kadlec Nurse Extern Program offers a unique opportunity to build an excellent clinical skill set in a real-world work environment. Under the direction of an RN, the nurse extern contributes to the clinical care of patients. Externs have opportunities in a number of clinical and specialty areas with flexible scheduling determined by the student’s school schedule and specific unit needs. The program includes an offer of employment at Kadlec Regional Medical Center as a nurse extern, along with tuition assistance of up to $3,000 per calendar year.
To be eligible for consideration for the Kadlec Nurse Extern Program, an applicant must meet the following criteria:
Kadlec Nurse Externs will be evaluated on a quarterly/semester basis. In order to remain eligible in the program, students must meet the above criteria in addition to the following:
Kadlec Regional Medical Center provides the Kadlec Nurse Extern Program as an opportunity to prepare employees for the Kadlec Regional Medical Center’s future needs. As a result, repayment of the tuition assistance provided comes in the form of forgiveness over time working with the Kadlec Regional Medical Center after you have obtained your degree. For each 2080 paid hours, the Kadlec Regional Medical Center will forgive $3,000. If employment ends before completion of the time repayment obligation, pay off of the outstanding balance will be required.
The Nurse Extern Program will be reevaluated periodically for continued assistance.