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Nursing Clinical, Instructions and Resources

Online Students

Once you have obtained a preceptor for your clinical/practicum experience, you must submit your information to the Clinical Placement Team through the online submission form.

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM:

To access this form, please use and bookmark the following link, which will take you directly to the submission form where you will enter the required information AND upload the preceptor resume. All fields must be completed and preceptor resume uploaded to submit this form. There are drop down lists for many of the fields, which will assist you in entering some of the data.

To access this form, please use and bookmark the following link, which will take you directly to the submission form where you will enter the required information AND upload the preceptor resume. All fields must be completed and preceptor resume uploaded to submit this form. There are drop down lists for many of the fields, which will assist you in entering some of the data.

CHECKLIST FOR GATHERING PRECEPTOR AND FACILITY INFO:

The link below provides you with a check-list of the information you need to enter into the online submission form (also available through a link on the form). The checklist may be helpful in assisting you in collecting the information prior to entering this into the online form.

Please remember that all preceptor forms and resumes must be submitted by the SUBMISSION DEADLINE to be processed. Any paperwork received after this deadline will be processed for the following term. All CastleBranch requirements and Affiliation Agreements with the sites need to be completed/approved by the COMPLETION DEADLINE.

Deadlines for Submitting Preceptor and Site Info for Approval and Clearance to Register for Clinical/Practicum Course

STEP 1:

Submit your preceptor application by the deadline below for your desired term using the online form.  IMPORTANT:  Please make sure you have provided accurate information for the preceptor AND for a contact person within the healthcare organization who coordinates placements/affiliation agreements. Inaccurate information can delay the review and processing for your placement.

STEP 2:

Ensure that all requirements are completed including CastleBranch (immunizations, drug test, background check, and other required documents) and any additional requirements your clinical site may require.

 

Course Start & End Dates Deadline to Submit Preceptor and Site Info to Nursing Operations Administrator* Completion & Approval  Deadline to Meet Requirements
6/6-8/28/22 3/1/2022 5/1/2022
10/3-12/25/22 7/1/2022 9/1/2022
1/2/23-3/26/23 10/1/2022 12/1/2022
4/3/23-6/25/23 1/1/2023 3/1/2023
7/3/23-9/24/23 4/1/2023 6/1/2023

 

*Please note that if you are unable to submit your preceptor/site information by the deadline, we will try to accommodate later submissions as time allows, but due to review and processing timeframes we cannot guarantee that late submissions will be finalized in time for your desired term. Please contact Nursing Operations Administrator at cmoor@sjcme.edu  if you need an extension.

PLEASE NOTE: Affiliation Agreements can take anywhere from 1 week to several months to finalize and we cannot allow students to participate at any clinical site unless there is a current Agreement in place. Although all submissions meeting the deadline will be processed, we are not able to guarantee that the Agreement will be finalized by the COMPLETION DEADLINE so we encourage students to submit their preceptor/site information well in advance of the SUBMISSION DEADLINE.

You will be notified of clearance for your clinical/practicum within 7 days of the COMPLETION DEADLINE.

Questions regarding clinical/practicum placements, Affiliation Agreements, Typhon, and CastleBranch:

Carole Moor
Nursing Operations Administrator
cmoor@sjcme.edu


CLINICAL/PRACTICUM RESOURCES

Nursing Student Handbook
Handbook Acknowledgement Form
Clinical/Practicum Preparation Checklist
Online Submission Form

Health and Background Requirements

CastleBranch
All nursing students are required to purchase CastleBranch in order to track immunizations and other documents required to be in compliance with SJC and clinical site policies. Your CastleBranch package includes:  Immunization/Document tracker, drug test, background check and your SJC Nursing Badge.

Resources for Finding a Preceptor

Tips for NP Students
NP Clinical FAQs
NP Preceptor, Faculty, Student Roles
MSN Admin & Edu Preceptor, Faculty, Student Roles
MSN Admin & Edu Clinical FAQs

Maine Clinical Site Resources

AR Gould Hospital:
Advanced Practice students interested in completing a clinical rotation at AR Gould Hospital will need to complete an application and review by the Medical Executive Leadership Team. Please advise your students to contact our Clinical Education Department to initiate this process.

Students are not permitted to independently seek out a specific provider and they must adhere to the process to assure that all regulatory requirements are met. Failure to follow the above process may forfeit the opportunity to complete a clinical rotation at AR Gould Hospital.

Contacts:
Goldie Ballerstein, Manager Clinical Education gballerstein@northernlight.org 207-768-4777
Tonya Pinette BSN, RN Clinical Educator tpinette@northernlight.org 207-768-4195
Linda Menard, CME & Library Coordinator lmenard@northernlight.org 207-768-4172

Central Maine HealthCare – Contact
KrisGammon GammonKr@cmhc.org or
Alice Sullivan Alice.Sullivan@cmhc.org
Please include your name, school, program, dates, type of placement needed (Adult, Pedi, OB/GYN, geri, acute care, etc.) and the number of hours needed in your request.

InterMed (Maine) – application for clinical placement

Maine General Medical Center – NP Students need to complete the application via this link: MaineGeneral NP Student Clinical Application

Maine Medical Center – to request clinical placements please email:
Paula T. White, MS RN
Director, Center for Clinical & Professional Development & Nursing Academic Affairs
VIZIENT/AACN New Grad Nurse Residency Coordinator
Coordinator, Outreach Education Council
Paula.White@mainehealth.orgAND include Sarah Thompson on the email Sarah.J.Thompson@mainehealth.org

Maine Medical Partners – please contact
Kathryn Sawyer, RN, BSN, Clinical Resource Program Manager
Kate.Sawyer@mainehealth.org
207-661-2055

Martin’s Point Healthcare
Martin’s Point Healthcare – application for clinical rotation

Northern Light Health (Southern Maine)
Brooke D’Atri
Clinical Rotation Coordinator for Graduate Medical Education
Northern Light Mercy
Fax 207-771-5277
bdatri@northernlight.org

Waldo County Health, Lincoln Health, and Pen Bay (hospitals and practices) – for placement requests, please contact Cathy Cole at Cathy.Cole@lchcare.org.

Miscellaneous

SJC Nursing Badge Ordering is included in CastleBranch.

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