Summer 2024 Nurse Internship

Allina Health

Allina Health

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2023

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Date Posted:

October 30, 2023



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Job Summary:

Our nursing interns work with their assigned RN preceptor to provide care that is whole person, patient centered, collaborative in nature and exceptional in quality. It is a paid, ten week internship for students currently enrolled in a baccalaureate RN program for the summer prior to graduation. Our internship is an excellent opportunity to gain real-world hands-on nursing experience, increase confidence, enhance skills and receive preference for employment upon graduation!

Key Position Details:

Important Dates:

  • Application will close in December
  • Offers will begin February 5
  • The internship is ten weeks in length: June 3-August 9, 2024

Application Requirements:

  • Please include a current, detailed copy of your resume
  • You will indicate your preferences for location and patient care area on the application
  • By applying, you will be considered for all internship opportunities within the Allina system

Work Schedule:

  • 0.8 FTE (64 hours in a 2-week pay period)
  • Your work schedule mirrors your assigned preceptor
  • Shift, shift length and weekend agreement will vary based on preceptor - must be available to work day, evening, nights, 8s, 12s as well as rotating shifts
  • Your specific work schedule will be known May 2024 when you are matched with your preceptor(s)

Unit Availabilities:

  • There are availabilities in Home Care and a wide variety of patient care units within the 12 hospital campuses of the Allina Health system (see below) that hire summer interns, such as:
  • Medical Surgical
  • Cardiac Telemetry
  • Vascular Telemetry
  • Oncology
  • Neuroscience
  • Orthopedics
  • Spine
  • Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation
  • Short Stay Observation
  • Inpatient Mental Health
  • ICU Stepdown/Progressive Care Units
  • Float Pool
  • The Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Department, Surgical Services and Mother Baby areas also hire interns but have limited spots available
  • Our hospitals primarily serve the adult patient populations so we do not have Neonatal, Pediatrics or Special Care Nursery units within the Allina hospital system

Allina's Twin Cities Metro Hospitals:

Allina's Surrounding Community Hospitals:

Job Description:

Job Requirements

  • Enrollment in an accredited nursing program
  • Baccalaureate graduation date on or before September 1, 2025
  • Enrollment in a nursing internship course through a Minnesota school
  • This is a pre-licensure program (those with a RN license during the internship are not eligible)
  • BLS Tier 1 - Basic Life Support - Multisource required by completion of orientation

Physical Demands

  • Medium Work*:
  • Lifting weight Up to 32 lbs. occasionally (*Allina Safe Patient Moving Policy), Up to 25 lbs. frequently