Nursing Student Extern (Float Pool) Per Request Needed-Variable-St. Mary Corwin:
Centura Health

Centura Health
Pueblo Colorado

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. In 2008 we opened St. Francis Medical Center to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level IIIA Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services, and Critical Care Unit. It is also serves as Southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate our sixth consecutive year as one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” by Healthgrades and recent Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted. For more information about Penrose – St. Francis Health Services, visit

Job Description/Job Posting ID: 122570

Recruiter Contact:  Matthew Devine    [email protected]

Clinic/Department: 8614 SMC FLOAT POOL 


Schedule: Per Request Needed

Shift: Variable


Provides direct and indirect nursing care under the direction of a Registered Nurse and in accordance with policies and procedures. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Continuous enrollment in an accredited Nursing program, Bachelor’s in Nursing Program strongly preferred

  • Successful completion of sufficient clinical nursing courses to have obtained competency in performing basic health care tasks

  • Must provide documentation of enrollment at the start of each semester to direct supervisor

  • Any change in active student enrollment status must be communicated immediately to direct supervisor



Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English

Basic computer skills

Previous patient care experience preferred



Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association



Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly.


Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

Basic Qualifications