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- by lei7 Mar 23, '09I was just wondering if anyone has any information about the Critical Care Internships offered for new grads at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's?
First priority is given to students who work there, do any external applicants ever get accepted?
Do they really wait until May to make decisions?
Anyone take part?
Any info would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!
- Mar 24, '09 by cjcsoon2brnHey, I'm Chris. I'm a RIC nursing student and a CNA at RIH. I'm not in the critical care internship at RIH but I know some people who have been or are currently. I will say that its pretty competetive overall and VERY difficult to get a spot if you don't work for Lifespan. If your a nursing student I would suggest that you become a CNA or SNA for Lifespan and then apply for the spot (it will help you get your foot in the door.) But I have found that many nursing students don't like doing CNA/SNA work, so they won't often apply for those positions. Its up to you what you decide but those are my suggestions. Good luck!
- Mar 24, '09 by lei7Well, I graduate in May, so it's too late there.
- Mar 27, '09 by lei7Another question.. do they only hire one person for each specialty? (I'm assuming so, but just curious.)
- Mar 29, '09 by cjcsoon2brnQuote from lei7I'm confused by what you mean when you say that. You mean one critical care intern for each department? They have multiple graduate nurses in each department, some will have more then others. Good luck with your application but try not to get down if you don't get accepted, its really hard to get into.Another question.. do they only hire one person for each specialty? (I'm assuming so, but just curious.)
- Mar 29, '09 by lei7Yes, that's what I meant. Like, one new grad for Coronary Care Unit, one for Trauma Intensive Care, etc.
Thanks for the info.
- Apr 17, '09 by lei7just wondering is anyone had heard back, regarding the program yet?
- Apr 18, '09 by cjcsoon2brnI haven't heard any mention of it yet but I can ask around to find out what's going on with it.
- Apr 21, '09 by lei7that would be great, thank you.
- Apr 23, '09 by nkaraWell I work as a CNA at Hasbro and the new nurses are hired as per diem. They can get cancelled and floated to any part of the hospital. I believe they are only guaranteed 8 hours a week. Don't quote me on that though. We did just go through a re-organization throughout the whole hospital so I don't know if they will be taking on more new grads or not. It's worth looking into in any case.