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Residencies, Internships and Student Experience

Careers Residencies, Internships and Student Experience

Residencies, Internships and Student Experiences


Nurse Summer Internship

Program Dates

June 3, 2019 to August 9, 2019

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in the Baccalaureate Degree Nursing Program.
  • Must be between junior and senior years during the Summer of 2019.
  • Must be enrolled in a Summer Internship Nursing Course.
  • Must have GPA of 2.75 or above.

This program requires your participation for the entire 10-week schedule, except for emergencies or illness. Applicants need to be enrolled in a Summer Internship Nursing Course during the 10-week internship. Any exceptions or special circumstances must be discussed during the interview process.

Orientation

You must attend an 8-hour orientation session (0800-1630) on June 3, 2019. No exceptions can be made.

Positions Available

Each position will be a 0.6 fte (48 hours per pay period).

  • Oncology - 2W
  • Mental Health - 3W
  • Neurology - 4W
  • Orthopedics - 5W
  • General Surgery - 5E
  • General Medical - 7W
  • Emergency Department
  • Cardiac Unit - 6W
  • ICU - Intensive Care Unit - 6C
  • MCH-Maternal Child Health - 6E
  • FP-Float Pool

Hours: Interns will be scheduled every other weekend and rotate shifts based on their preceptor's schedule.

Salary

Paid positions.

Timeline

  • Applications are due by Friday, December 14, 2019
  • Internship offers will be extended beginning the week of February 4, 2019 through February 15, 2019
  • Students need to confirm internship acceptance by February 15, 2019

Application Process

Forward completed forms to:
Angela Pomeroy BSN, RN ONC
Coordinator of Nursing Education
Angela.Pomeroy@slhduluth.com


PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency

St. Luke's is proud to offer a one-year postgraduate PGY1 ASHP-accredited pharmacy practice residency program. The program is designed for practitioners who are looking for a comprehensive pharmacy residency experience. St. Luke's residency program provides the resident with an opportunity to further develop their skills in Adult Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medication Therapy Management and Pharmacy Practice Management. Additional elective rotations are available in Home Care/Hospice, Outpatient Infusion Therapy/Oncology, Informatics, Academia and Emergency Department Medicine. Residents are also involved with pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Duluth Campus by working as teaching assistants in the clinical skills lab. Didactic lecturing experiences at the College of Pharmacy are also available for residents who are interested in such an opportunity. If desired, the resident may also complete a teaching certificate.

Projects

Each resident will learn project management skills while working on one major research project. Results of the project will be presented at the Midwest Pharmacy Residency Conference and a manuscript will be written for the project. Additionally, residents will conduct a Medication Use Evaluation (MUE), with the results being reported to the appropriate hospital committee(s).

Staffing

Residents will work every other weekend, working in the central pharmacy one weekend and as a clinical pharmacist on the other weekend. Residents have a day off either before or after they work the weekend. The staffing commitment begins in mid-August and runs through the end of the residency year, with the exception of the weekend preceding the ASHP Midyear Clinical meeting. Residents are required to work two holidays a year. One winter holiday, either Thanksgiving or New Year's Day, and one summer holiday, either Labor Day or Memorial Day.

Stipend

Annual stipend is $50,000.

Benefits

  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Financial support for ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting, MSHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Midwest Pharmacy Residency Conference
  • Access to online resources

Application Process

  • Prerequisites: Pharm.D degree and licensure as a pharmacist in Minnesota no later than August 1
  • Requirements: Enrollment in ASHP National Matching Service. Applicants must submit the following through the Pharmacy Online Residency Application Service (PhORCAS): three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, official college transcript, letter of intent, and project or presentation.
  • Application deadline: January

Interview

  • On-site interviews to invited applicants in January and February
  • Interview includes meetings with the program director, department leadership and preceptors

PGY2 Pharmacy Practice Residency

St. Luke's is proud to offer a one-year postgraduate PGY2 pharmacotherapy residency program. The program is designed with a focus on the pharmacotherapy of our patients as they transition though various settings of care. These transitions include admission into the hospital, transfers among inpatient care units, and discharge from the emergency department, outpatient surgery, or hospital stay back to the care of their primary care provider. St. Luke's residency program provides the resident with an opportunity to further develop their skills in both inpatient and ambulatory patient care. Rotations include orientation, acute care, pharmacy management, ambulatory care, research, academia, and emergency department transitions of care. Residents are also involved with pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy Duluth Campus by working as teaching assistants and in opportunities for additional teaching experiences. If desired, the resident may also complete a teaching certificate.

Projects

Each resident will learn project management skills while completing one major research project. This project will focus on one specific aspect of patient transitions of care. Results of the project will be presented at the Midwest Pharmacy Residency Conference and a manuscript will be written for the project. Residents will also complete several smaller projects as part of their various rotations.

Staffing

Residents will work every fourth weekend, working as a clinical pharmacist in a decentral or transitions of care role. The staffing commitment begins in late August and runs through the end of the residency year.

Benefits

  • Health, dental and life insurance
  • Financial support for one state and one national pharmacy professional meeting to be determined during their rotation and Midwest Pharmacy Residency Conference
  • Access to online resources

Application Process

  • Prerequisites: Pharm.D degree and licensure as a pharmacist in Minnesota no later than September 1, completion of an ASHP-accredited PGY1 residency
  • Requirements: Enrollment in ASHP National Matching Service. Applicants must submit the following through the Pharmacy Online Residency Application Service (PhORCAS): three letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, official college transcript, letter of intent, and project or presentation
  • Application deadline: January 11th

Please submit the following through PhORCAS:

  • Letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official college of pharmacy transcript
  • Project/Presentation (supplemental)

Student Experience

*Due to overwhelming demand, we are currently unable to accept requests for job shadowing without a confirmed preceptor or a sponsor.

St. Luke's is proud to offer students opportunities to learn about careers in the health care environment. Student requests are coordinated through St. Luke's Education Department, and students must be covered by an affiliation agreement with their college/university.

Placements are not guaranteed. Please allow a minimum of four weeks to process your request. Job shadowing experiences are observation-only and typically last from four to eight hours.

For questions or more information, contact Dena Cyr, Education Department:

  • Dena Cyr, Education Department, St. Luke's, 915 East First Street, Duluth, MN 55805.

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