Nurse Extern Program
The Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Nurse Externship Program (NEXT) is an eight-week, paid summer externship that was designed to foster accelerated learning in the field of nursing in a variety of clinical settings. The extern will work side-by-side with a registered nurse, providing hands-on patient care, and developing clinical reasoning skills necessary for delivering quality patient care.
There are externship opportunities in a variety of clinical specialties and with the diverse patient populations served at LCRH. These include critical care, progressive care / step down, emergency, obstetrics, behavioral health, surgical services, and more. Additional clinical education and professional development opportunities will be provided. There is also the possibility of continued work opportunities at LCRH.