Anyone knows any OR training programs for NON new graduates? - page 2
Hi all, I'm an experienced med/surg nurse who wants to switch specialty area. Since nursing school I knew I absolutely wanted to be in the OR, however, I took the advice of my former professors and other nurses who told me to... Read More
- 0Mar 12, '13 by BackpackernurseI just got into one at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane WA. They will be doing another one in 6 months, you should apply! It is a full-time, paid, 6-month training program if you agree to work there for 2 years (1.5 after the training). So you automatically get a position after the training is over (guaranteed at least 20 hrs per week, no guarantees on what shift though). They take about 10 "students" at a time. I've only been a nurse for 1.5 years and on an adolescent Psych unit nonetheless, so I'm sure they'd love to see a med-surg RN with 5 years experience! In my interviews they said they are mostly looking for people with a good attitude since "they can teach anyone the skills of the job."