Students & Recent Grads FAQ

Understand the Opportunities

Amy
Intermediate Care
Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center
"I found out about Oakwood through a family friend who insisted multiple times that I had to come Oakwood to start my nursing career."

Amy
Intermediate Care
Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center
"I found out about Oakwood through a family friend who insisted multiple times that I had to come Oakwood to start my nursing career."

Nursing students - video


I am in a nursing program. What kinds of job opportunities are available?

At Oakwood Healthcare System, we provide three distinct and rewarding opportunities for nurses to explore (click title to view description):

Nurse Assistant

  • Must be currently enrolled in Nursing School or be a Certified Nursing Assistant.
  • Must have completed one clinical rotation or be a certified nursing assistant.
  • Units: All inpatient units - medical, surgical, critical care, maternal/child, emergency, float.

Nurse Extern

The Nurse Extern Program has been designed to assist the nursing student to develop clinical, organizational, and critical thinking skills. Under the direction of a Registered Nurse, the Nurse Extern is responsible for direct patient care considering age specific, developmental, cultural, and spiritual needs.

Eligibility

  • Currently enrolled and attending a Nursing program
  • Successfully completed one rotation of Medical/Surgical clinical
  • Completion of Oakwood application/ Transfer Request form (employees only) including two letters of recommendation and Nursing school transcript
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

Units: Medical, Surgical, Critical Care, Rehabilitation, Mother-Baby (must have completed Obstetrical clinical rotation), Emergency and Float positions are at specific sites.

Dates: May, December