Job shadowing programs offer students the chance to follow a nurse or other health professional on their regular shift for a set time period (e.g., half day, full day, or 24 hours). These opportunities are generally "hands-off" while students observe. Learn more.
Patient Safety Assistant
Patient Safety Assistants are an essential part of a patient care team. PSAs improve the healthcare experience for everyone as they provide constant observation for high-risk patients. The position is flexible and offers an opportunity to observe a patient care team as a whole while providing much-needed assistance to the patient and staff. If you would like to speak with someone about available Patient Safety Assistant positions, send inquires to Clinical@erlanger.org
Patient Care Tech
Patient Care Techs are an important part of a patient care team. They provide much of the one-on-one attention patients require. Under the direction of a registered nurse (RN), you will learn a lot about patient care, effective communication and medical terminology. All of this information is beneficial to a nursing student. starting out as a PCT is a great opportunity to explore the nursing field. Work alongside LPNs and RNs in a variety of healthcare settings, earning invaluable experience and skills along the way. Joining a patient care team is an excellent opportunity to get paid while you gain valuable on-the-job experience. Learn more at Careers with Erlanger (erlangercareers.org)
Nurse Externship Program
- Application for the Nurse Externship posts in February with interviews beginning in March
- June-July | 8 weeks | 3-12 hour shifts per week l 2 shifts/week in Nursing unit l 1 shift/week Didactic or Observation
- Nursing student within 12 months of graduation
- Extra experiences beyond Nursing School
- Orient with staff and become part of the team
- Become familiar with unit work flow and patient population
- Interview at the end of the summer to hire into Nursing Unit Nursing unit
Nurse Externship Opportunities
- Adult Service Lines: Cardiology, Emergency Services, General Medicine, General Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Renal, Trauma
- Women's Services: Labor and Delivery, Mother Baby Unit, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
- Children's Services: Acute Care, Emergency Services, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Surgery
Nurse Tech Opportunities
Nurse Tech 1 - A Nurse Tech 1 is a non-licensed health care provider, responsible for direct and indirect care of patients under the supervision of a licensed nurse. The NT-1 provides care for patients including, but not limited to vital signs, phlebotomy, point of care testing, bathing, feeding and ambulation. The NT-1 is an integral part of the Nursing care team and assists with hourly rounding, responding to patient and family requests and meeting the needs of customers to promote a positive patient experience.
Required: Nursing student enrolled in a RN program and within 12 months of graduation
Learn more at Careers with Erlanger (erlangercareers.org).
Nurse Tech 2 - A Nurse Tech 2 is a non-licensed health care provider, responsible for assisting in the direct and indirect care of patients under the supervision of a licensed Registered Nurse. The NT-2 learns the role of the RN by assisting and observing the RN. The NT-2 is an integral part of the Nursing care team and assists with hourly rounding, responding to patient and family requests and meeting the needs of customers to promote a positive patient experience.
Required: Senior-level Nursing student in a RN program within 6 months of graduation
Learn more at Careers with Erlanger (erlangercareers.org)
Nurse Residency Program
Our ANCC-accredited Nurse Residency Program
is open to new graduates and RNs with less than one year of experience. There’s no better place to start your nursing career than the seventh largest health system in the country and the region’s only Level I trauma center. As a teaching hospital, Erlanger trains fellows and nurses from around the country as well as students and residents here in our region. Our physicians are well-versed in the latest treatments, technologies and innovations to treat patients and educate nurses for the future. With an academic system, you’ll be part of a team that develops new therapies, offers clinical trials, and conducts research that improves lives. Learn more