Kadlec Nurse Extern in Richland, Washington


Kadlec is excited to announce openings for our Nurse Extern Program!

Shift Details: Per Diem. Variable shifts.

Please apply to Nurse Extern if your nursing program graduation date is December 2019. Apply instead to Nurse Extern II if your nursing program graduation date is prior to December 2019.

About our Nurse Extern Program:

We offer a unique opportunity for nursing students 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 $3,000 per calendar year.


To be eligible for consideration for the Nurse Extern Program, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled and in active good standing in an accredited ADN or BSN program.

  • Successful completion of the program's first quarter/semester prior to orientation.

  • Successful completion of one quarter/semester of clinical rotations prior to orientation.

  • Maintain an overall (cumulative) minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

  • Available to attend mandatory orientation:

  • Semester students: June 11-15, 2018

  • Quarter students: August 6-10, 2018

  • Utilize the Kadlec Tuition Program ($3,000/calendar year).

Pre-Hire Requirements:

  • Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS.

  • WA State Nurse Technician Licensure (application completed following offer of employment).

In addition to the online application, the following applicant bundle must be received in Human Resources by 4:30p Wednesday, March 28th. Completed bundles may be left in the in the HR drop box (attached to office's front door, 4th floor) at 891 Northgate Dr. Richland, or mailed to Kadlec HR, 888 Swift Blvd. Richland, WA 99352. Documents must be printed and returned, versus uploading to the online application.

  • Letter of interest

  • Current resume

  • Most recent transcript, including GPA (unofficial okay)

  • Two professional letters of reference (no Instructor or Student Success Coach references)

  • Signed tuition loan letter of intent, available at:

  • www.kadlec.org/externtuition

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE.To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Patient Care Tech/Asst/Aide (non licensed)

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 182007