Student Opportunities

**COVID RESTRICTIONS: At this time student opportunities are on hold. Please email Kari Ford at kford@broadlawns.org with any questions.**

Broadlawns Medical Center provides quality clinical rotation, job shadowing and internship/preceptorship opportunities for health profession students at local community organizations, clinics and hospitals. We work with colleges, universities and health profession training programs from across the country.

Our goal is to provide real-life experiences for our students, introducing them to a variety of health, science and medical careers available at Broadlawns. In addition, students will receive excellent resources and education while building relationships and creating networking opportunities.

Application Process

In order to be considered for a student opportunity, please do the following at least 30 days in advance of your start date. Submitting the required paperwork does not guarantee placement.

Opportunities

We offer clinical opportunities in the following areas:

Job Shadowing (4-8 hour time frame only)

Job shadowing provides students experiences to observe actual health care professionals. Such opportunities allow students to explore and “try on” various healthcare careers. If you are interested in identifying and securing your job shadow experience, please see our approval process and requirements. In addition to the required application documents, job shadow applicants must also provide the following:

  • Proof of two MMRs or titer

  • Proof of TB test within the last year

  • Signed Medical Release (if under 18 years old) - this must be completed by a parent or guardian

All paperwork must be submitted at least 30 days in advance. Once all paperwork is submitted, you will be contacted within two weeks to schedule your job shadowing experience.

Clinical Internships/Preceptorships and Clinical Group Rotations

Our initiative in providing clinical internships/preceptorships and clinical group rotations is to recruit, train and retain a health professions workforce committed to further developing student skills while serving our patients.

Broadlawns offers opportunities for internships, preceptorships and clinical group rotations in the following areas: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners; Behavioral Health; Dental Assisting; Dietetics; Emergency Medical Technician; Medical Information Management; Nursing; Nursing Administration; Pharmacy; Physical Therapy; Radiologic Technician.

In addition to the required application documents, clinical interns/preceptors or clinical group applicants must also provide the following:

1. You must be enrolled in a college/university curriculum of study.

2. Colleges/Universities must establish an affiliation agreement with Broadlawns Medical Center which will require students to have the following:

  • Proof of two MMRs or titer

  • TB test within the last four years

  • Physical exam

  • Criminal background test

  • Proof of medical insurance

  • Instruction on universal precautions of blood and blood borne pathogens and body infections HIPAA training

  • Professional liability insurance with at least $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 aggregate covering the student

Contact Raian Hanson to confirm current affiliation agreements or to begin the process. Please submit all required documentation at least 30 days in advance.

Contact Us

All student opportunities at Broadlawns Medical Center are coordinated through Kari Ford and Raian Hanson.

For more information, please contact:
Raian Hanson, Nursing Administration
Email: rhanson@broadlawns.org
Phone: (515) 282-2483
Fax: (515) 282-2288


PLEASE NOTE: Submitting required application documents does NOT guarantee a student position at Broadlawns Medical Center. Placement depends upon availability in the specific area(s) you request and the availability of staff.