"I was not only able to directly help the patients and hospital as a Health Scholar, but I was also able to help other students gain the very same experience and develop their own careers as well..."
–Lynette Tablada
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Licensed Nurse Scholar

For licensed nurses who are recent graduates

 

Eligibility

Students must have a current license as a registered nurse in the state of California.

 

The Experience

Licensed Nurse Scholars have hands-on patient care experience in an inpatient care setting. Although employment is not guaranteed, as Scholars become part of the patient care team they are often given preference for entry-level nursing positions.

 

The Impact

  • Help the most vulnerable in our communities to access health care
  • Become an integral part of the patient care team

 

The Benefits

  • Program recognized by our 15 partner employers throughout Southern California and Western Washington
  • Preferred admission into the new graduate nurse program for new hires at St. Francis Medical Center
  • Proven track record of nurses hired into partner employers

 

The Commitment

Licensed Nurse Scholar Preparatory Course 10 hours
Weekly commitment 12 hours/week in 1 shift
Shift availability 7 am to 7 pm, 7 days per week
Total clinical hours 288 hours
Time to complete program 24 weeks

 

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