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Perioperative Internships in Michigan or Colorado


Has 1 years experience.

Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone had any insight on which hospitals provide perioperative internships or careers with on-the-job-training for new BSN grads for periperative nursing. I am from Michigan and would prefer to stay in MI (especially the Grand Rapids area), but I am also considering the CO area. The only hospitals I know of in MI that offer perioperative internships are Univ. of Mich hospital and Munson in Traverse City. Does anyone know of any others?

I am also interested in ED nursing...please let me know if anyone knows of any hospitals in MI/CO that do internships or on-the-job-training for those positions as well.

Thank you so much for your insight!


Specializes in Operating room..

No...there are a lot of hospitals that may hire a newbie and train them. I was hired with no OR experience and trained. Just call around. I know there are a LOT of hospitals in the Grand Rapids area. Just need to see who is hiring. Good luck!

I am also a new grad who secured a position in the OR. They are putting me through Peri-Op 101, and I'm learning a ton. I would think that most hospitals will do the same. I was told by my manager and educator that there is a shortage of experienced OR nurses so I would think this is not just a Texas issue.



Has 1 years experience.

Thank you so much for your input!

I'm in the greater Detroit area and St. John Providence HCS and Henry Ford HCS both have the Periop 101 programs. Good luck!