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The Mayo Clinic Health System Student Nurse Internship Program in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a skills based paid internship for nursing students providing opportunities to gain valuable clinical skills and experience. Interns rotate weekly to 10 different clinic and hospital departments including those in Eau Claire, Osseo, Menomonie and/or Barron.
The program runs for 11 weeks, beginning in June 2021 and ending in August 2021.
The Student Nurse Intern provides direct and indirect patient care under the direct supervision of a registered nurse in the appropriate setting across the continuum of care. He/she communicates with the registered nurse about changes in the patient’s clinical condition, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. The student nurse intern is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient’s condition or response to treatment. Additionally, the student nurse intern is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. The American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics provide a basis for practice.
Must be qualified to achieve senior status in a baccalaureate nursing program (BSN) by Fall 2021 or will have completed two semesters of an associate nursing program (ADN) by June 2021.
The following application materials must be uploaded to your candidate profile at the time you submit your application in order for you to be considered for the program. To upload your application materials, access your candidate zone, then under profile, select My Files. Here you can attach your resume, cover letter and other documents as separate files.
Applications will be considered incomplete and disqualified if all of the following items are not attached to your profile:
- Cover Letter and Resume (highlighting educational background, employment and volunteer activities, professional associations/organizations)
- Academic transcripts (can be unofficial)
- Proof of Basic Life Support (BLS) certification (see license/certification section below)
- Answers to the following questions (submit your answers as a separate document/file and include your name on the document):
- Describe 3 goals you hope to achieve through this internship.
- What does nursing professionalism mean to you and how does it relate to the mission of Mayo Clinic Health System?
The deadline to apply is Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 5:00pm CST.
Must be available to participate in the entire 11 week program. Clinical experience and course work including nursing fundamentals, pharmacology and basic nursing skills. Flexibility with work schedule. Basic computer skills. Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Problem solving, verbal and written communication, and team building. Basic quality improvement concepts and techniques.
License or certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for the Healthcare Provider or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. This certification must be current through August 2021. If your certification expires prior to August 2021, please include a copy of your current card with a note that you will renew your certification before it expires.
This position has a predetermined rate of $15.73 per hour.
Hours / Pay period
64 to 72 hours every two week pay period
Departmental rotations are scheduled Monday – Thursday, day shift. There are optional shadowing/professional development opportunities available on Fridays.
Eau Claire, with a metro area of 163,000 is home to the 11,000 students at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. Strong schools, low crime rate, and a reasonable cost of living may be expected. With an abundance of outdoor activities, Eau Claire was ranked #4 on the list of “Americas best towns” (Outside Magazine, 2015) The city also serves as the retail center for west central Wisconsin and the major metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul is 90 minutes away. Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire is recognized as a Best Hospital in Northwestern Wisconsin and within the top 10 for Hospitals in Wisconsin (U.S. News & World Report, 2015-2016).
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