Student Nurse Opportunities
There are multiple opportunities and benefits at St. Mary’s for nursing students and graduates, including:
- Nursing Clinical Ladder
- Tuition Assistance
- Mentor Program
- NCLEX On-line Review
- NCLEX Reimbursement
- Shift Differentials
Patient Care Technician
Students enrolled in a nursing program but have not entered their first semester of clinical may be considered for a Patient Care Technician position. Candidates must be available for the entire PCT orientation class in order to be considered.
Student Nurse Extern
Student nurses who have completed one semester of a nursing clinical rotation qualify for the role of a Student Nurse Extern. Externs have opportunity to use their classroom and clinical knowledge in caring for patients and working within a nurse-supervised team.
Schedules are flexible and individualized.
Summer Extern Program
The Summer Extern Program is designed to increase the clinical competence and confidence of nursing students entering their final pre-licensure year. The experience achieved through this program helps improve nursing skills, competency, & determine specialty preferences. Highlights include 1:1 precepted time with RN’s, educational programs, and specialty tract options.
This competitive program has a limited number of positions available.
Nurse Residency Program
Nurses who have graduated, but have not yet passed their State Board Examination, are considered Nurse Residents. During this time the nurse begins orientation to the RN role. Nurse Residents attend educational sessions and complete clinical observation rotations that prepare residents for a well-rounded transition into the registered nurse role.
Apply online or for more information, call (812) 485-4386.