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Student Nursing

Student nurses can get an early taste of worklife and culture at Baptist Health Louisville through the Nurse Extern program, offered each summer to selected senior nursing students.

New graduates receive a minimum of six weeks on a nursing unit with a preceptor.

Those new to nursing -- and new to Baptist Health Louisville -- attend an extensive orientation program designed to fully acquaint them with policies, practices and procedures at Baptist Health Louisville. 

All new nursing employees are provided with an individualized clinical orientation under the direction of a seasoned preceptor.

Educational assistance may be available for some student nurses plus those in Pharmacy, ultrasound, physical therapy and other allied health area through the hospital's Knowledge Program.