Sanford Health

Sanford Student Nurse Internship Program

Location
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Sep 04, 2020
Ref
29449
Industry
Education
Role
Nurse
Job Type
Long-Term

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.
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Facility: Central Patient Building

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Shift: Varies

Job Schedule: Intern (Fixed Term) (Trainee)

Weekly Hours: Varies

Job Summary

The Sanford nursing intern participates in a learning experience designed to develop confidence and competence in clinical skills to facilitate a smooth transition into a licensed role after graduation. The internship program assists students in finding an area of nursing clinical practice that best fits their career goals, talents and interests. The intern will be mentored by an licensed professional in his/her specialty to strengthen clinical skill sets. The intern cares for patients in all phases of preventative care, health maintenance, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up as patients move in and out of care settings. The intern discovers enhanced ways of communicating and supporting patients, learning what it is like working as a licensed professional in their field, while following a real schedule. Performs tasks of direct and indirect patient care and supports the activities of the department. Utilizes appropriate population-specific patient care protocols and policies related to the physical and psychological needs of all ages of patients. Embodies the vision and values that are compatible with Sanford Health. The intern functions within the scope and standards of practice as outlined in the state specific regulations.
Sanford's Student Nurse Internship gives students the option for future opportunities within the Sanford Medical Center and rural Sanford facilities. Past interns have had the option to extend their nurse internship into the school year until their graduation.

Qualifications

Must have completed third year of a baccalaureate clinical program in designated licensed field.
Associate degree in nursing (ADN)/Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) considered for Sanford Health Network Sites.
Minimum of two semesters of clinical experience prior to the internship experience.
Must be enrolled in a board of licensed clinical practice approved internship course. This does not apply to internships held in the state of South Dakota.
Must submit a BLS and current transcript with application, both can be uploaded to the 'Attachments' section of the application.
Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Student Services

Req Number: R-29449

Featured: No

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