• Nursing Student and Graduate Nurse Training Opportunities

    Wellmont Health System offers many nursing internship, externship and graduate nurse training opportunities to successfully mentor and develop our new nurses and assist them as they launch their professional nursing careers.

    Successful Training and Transition program

    The Successful Training and Transition program helps new graduates successfully transition from nursing school to professional practice.

    We accomplish this by providing an emotional support network, as well as education to develop new nurse competence and critical thinking skills.

    Nurse tech program

    Wellmont’s nurse tech program has a position for you – no matter where you are in your RN curriculum.

    Our program has four levels and is designed to help you gain clinical skills, as well as network with our nursing leadership. Even if you learn about this opportunity later in your courses, you can still participate.

    NURSE TECH 1

    Begin gaining practical, hands-on education while networking with our nursing leaders and evaluating departments to determine which nursing fields you might want to pursue in your career.

    Routine responsibilities include:

    • Providing bedside care to patients
    • Performing routine nursing procedures
    • Transporting patients
    • Stocking supplies and maintaining equipment
    • Performing routine housekeeping duties as needed
    • Documenting care and procedures performed

    Qualifications

    • Completed fundamentals in the RN program
    • Official transcript, stating a 2.5 minimum GPA

    NURSE TECH 2

    Summer before RN graduation

    Provide full-time direct patient care and support services to the nursing unit, under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse, while applying classroom knowledge and gaining new clinical skills in a state-of-the-art health care environment.

    Qualifications

    • Online application
    • Two references, using official Wellmont reference forms
    • Official transcript, stating 3.0 minimum GPA

    Learn more about the Nurse Tech 2 program.

    NURSE TECH 3

    Function as an integral part of the patient care team. Nurse Tech 3 cares for patients with varying levels of illness under the direction of a registered nurse.

    Qualifications

    • Completed Nurse Tech 2 or current enrollment as a senior in a nursing education program
    • Official transcript, stating 3.0

    NURSE TECH 4

    Complete a paid internship during your final semester of nursing school, while growing professionally and gaining new skills by working with experienced RNs.

    Flex scheduling is offered to accommodate school obligations.

    Qualifications

    • Official transcript, stating 3.0 minimum GPA
    • Two references, using official Wellmont reference forms
    • Online application

    Timeline

    • December graduates: Apply in summer for the fall semester program.
    • May graduates: Apply in fall for the spring semester program.

    Learn more about the Nurse Tech 4 program.

    For more information, please contact Wellmont's nurse recruiters at 423-224-6457 or 423-224-6464.

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