Freeman Health System Student Assistant (SA) Program provides the opportunity to master procedures utilized in patient care. Participants work in numerous areas of care. As a member of this select group, you will become involved in:
- Implementation of new procedures
- Advancements in treatment
- Technological developments
- In-service educational opportunities
- Updates on the latest healthcare practices
The program administers educational tools to its participants including:
- Comprehensive orientation program
- Multimedia learning technology
- Professional development access
Student Assistant position requirements include:
- Enrollment in an accredited registered nursing program
- Advancement toward a registered nurse degree
- Completion of one full semester of registered nursing program or Missouri-transferable Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification and enrollment in your first semester of a registered nursing program
Student Nurse Opportunities
Fellowship in Nursing and Learning Experience program, or FINALE, is available to student nurses during their last semester as part of the Student Assistant Program. FINALE provides student nurses with the opportunity to strengthen patient care skills and critical thinking skills in the acute care nursing environment.
Each student nurse works under the direct supervision of a registered nurse preceptor and practices Freeman patient care standards.
FINALE participants may perform several skills under the direct supervision of the nurse preceptor after nursing school skill validation. Some skills include performing EKGs, administering tube feedings, and assisting physicians with exams, treatments, tests, and procedures.
Additionally, FINALE participants may:
- Contribute to the nursing care plan and assist in setting goals for the patient.
- Participate in the nursing assessment process including assisting with data collection for the nursing history.
- Provide nursing care based on validated skills.
- FINALE participants shall demonstrate ability as a professional role model with increased emphasis on communication skills; clinical skills; patient, staff and student education; professional growth; and leadership skills.
Critical Care Residency Program
Critical Care Nursing is a challenging and rewarding career. Our Critical Care Nursing Residency Program prepares you to be the very best in your field! Experience excellence within a demanding critical environment and develop skills to put your readiness and experience above all the rest.
- Apply for residency prior to your last semester of nursing school
- Extensive training
- Unique learning opportunity
- Shadow several medical disciplines
- SIM lab experience
- Preparation for a multitude of career choices
- Physician lectures
- Focused equipment training
Apply for the Critical Care Residency Program!