Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll
  • 28-Mar-2023 to 01-Jul-2023 (PST)
  • Ingersoll, ON, CAN
  • 21.14-21.14 per hour Inclusive of vacation and statutory holiday pay
  • Hourly
  • Temporary Part Time

Job Summary:

The Clinical Extern will be working as an unregulated health care provider. Clinical Externs work in collaboration with a unit healthcare team under direct and/or indirect supervision of an appointed registered healthcare professional. Externs will be hired on contract, during which the Extern will work part time hours to a maximum of full-time hours. The scheduling of these hours will be determined based on unit needs and may include day/evening/night and weekend shifts.


  • Practices under the direct and/or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare professional assigned to them and in a manner consistent with organizational policies and professional standards
  • Works with the registered healthcare professional assigned to them to ensure that they have the knowledge, skills and judgment needed to perform all actions/duties
  • Observes patient assessments and participates as requested
  • Provides assistance with lifting, turning, transferring, transporting, and ambulating as per the hospital policy
  • Assists with activities of daily living as requested and assigned
  • Assists with portering and directing patients
  • Assists with patient recreation activities - including reading, having conversations, assisting with technology and family communications, etc.
  • Assists with observing patients and reporting changes to the registered healthcare professional assigned to them
  • Assists with rounding and responding to call bells and patient requests
  • Assists with comfort measures and patient safety by ensuring the environment is clean and tidy and free of hazards
  • Document all care provided to patients per the hospital's policies
  • Assists with obtaining supplies and stocking supplies on the units
  • Requests assistance with assigned duties whenever in need
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving, decision making and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrates excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Demonstrates empathetic and appropriate verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates strong written communication and documentation skills
  • Participates as a team member
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Students enrolled in any of the following programs are eligible to apply:
    • Nursing students in 2nd, 3rd or final year of study in a College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO) approved Baccalaureate Nursing (BScN or BN) program and/or Practical Nursing (PN) program.
    • Occupational therapy Master's degree students in any year of study in a training program accredited by the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)
    • Physiotherapy Master's degree students in any year of study of a training program accredited by Physiotherapy Education Accreditation Canada (PEAC).
    • Respiratory Therapy students in their 2nd or final year of a training program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Respiratory Therapy Education, which is administered by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists.
    • Undergraduate medical students in their final year of a program of medical education leading to the MD degree that has been accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS).
    • Internationally educated nurses who have initiated registration with the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), have received a CNO letter of direction and meet one of the following: ? are in any year of study in a CNO approved program, such as a BScN-IEN program, PN-IEN program, or ? are completing a micro-credential plan with a curriculum to meet the CNO requirements for registration (e.g., Standards of Practice for nursing, Entry-to Practice Competencies, Evidence of Safe Practice, Evidence of English Language Proficiency) or ? have completed their educational requirements (e.g., BScN-IEN/PN-IEN program or micro-credentialing) and are waiting to write their registration exam

  • Minimum one (1) year of previous employment in any setting with suitable references
  • Strong computer skills specifically in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Internet.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and customer service orientation.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated initiative and self-direction with the ability to work with supervision and take direction when necessary.
  • Demonstrated commitment to own professional development and continuing education.
  • Collaborates with other team members.
  • Knowledgeable of the roles of other team members and recognizes and respects their contributions.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain dignity and self-esteem of patients and families in delivery of care
  • Demonstrated ability to practice behaviors consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the hospital and in keeping with the hospital's Code of Conduct

Other pertinent conditions:

  • We are interested in hearing from students who are looking for summer extern employment (up to full time hours) and students who are interested in ongoing temporary part time employment throughout their school year and while attending school.
  • Must be available and willing to work all shifts as required, which may include; weekends, stat holidays, day, evening and overnight shifts.

Applying to this Position:

As a part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, the Alexandra Hospital Ingersoll requires that all staff have received the required doses of COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

If you meet the above qualifications and are interested in applying for the position, please click on APPLY NOW and submit a resume detailing your qualifications.

We thank all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll (AHI) is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity and dignity in the workplace. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted by TDMH regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

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