Freeman Health System offers Freeman employees and the general public the ability to expand their medical knowledge.
Whether you are furthering your education, dipping your toe into the medical field, or furthering your career as a nurse, Freeman Professional Development has you covered! Our Professional Development team has an array of opportunities for you, depending on your unique circumstance. Explore our many opportunities below.
The Freeman job shadowing program enables students and community members to explore healthcare careers by shadowing caregivers. Through the program, members of our medical team share experience, advice and knowledge with participants. Students are encouraged to use their firsthand experiences at Freeman help make decisions about class choices, continuing education and their career.
Participating departments include:
Contact Our Job Shadowing Team
Kasandra Acuff, RN, MSN
Job Shadow Program
932 E. 34th St.
Joplin, MO 64804
In addition to the services above, Freeman offers a number of courses to help you further your career in the medical field. These classes are available not only to Freeman employees but also to members of the community.
Interested in a career in healthcare?
The Freeman Health Academy is a program that provides local students the opportunity to have an introduction into the healthcare profession. To better serve our local students seeking out careers in healthcare, Freeman Health Academy will be in line with the academic school year, starting in September and running thru April with health-related educational topics and hands-on activities being offered one time per month.
Freeman Health Academy is for any junior who meets the application requirements and who is interested in a healthcare career.
In conjunction with classes, students will have the opportunity to job shadow in various units throughout the facility. These job shadow opportunities are provided each month to participants who attend the in-class sessions and uphold the requirements of the program. Job shadowing is a chance for applicants to work alongside unit staff and see the everyday operation of various departments within the facility.
Hands-on labs will be offered for participants as well. These labs will take place at Freeman Health System. Topics for labs may include but are not limited to: dissections, CPR, blood draws, starting IVs, vital signs, and assessment techniques.
Seats are limited. Apply today!
Freeman Health Academy
932 E. 34th St.