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Nursing Learners

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Nursing Learner - FAQ

What Placement Opportunities are available for Nursing Students?

We provide placements for:

  • Level 2, 3, 4 BScN
  • Graduate programs including masters, NP, PHD
  • RPN including all semesters and pre-grad
  • Continuing education  Internationally Trained programs

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton gives priority to clinical placements for nursing health sciences' learners registered with the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University and Mohawk/McMaster Institute for Applied Health Sciences, however, when possible every effort is made to accommodate nursing students from other universities/colleges that we are affiliated with.

Clinical placement opportunities include:

  • Peri-operative including Day Surgery, Operating Room, PACU, Surgery Centre
  • Post-op Surgical including ophthalmology, gastroenterology, musculoskeletal, thoracic, gynecological, bariatric, head and neck, cardiovascular, plastics, urology, renal transplant;
  • Cancer Care
  • Critical Care and level 2 including, Intensive Care, Surgical Stepdown, Medical Stepdown,
  • Emergency and Urgent Care
  • General Internal Medicine including clinical teaching units, nephrology, complex care,
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health and Addictions including emergency, acute, geriatric, schizophrenia, forensics, mood disorders;
  • Women’s and Infant’s Program including birthing, maternal newborn and special care nursery;
  • Kidney and Urinary Program including clinics and hemodialysis; 
  • a wide variety of both Mental Health outpatient clinics, Medical Clinics and Ambulatory Care clinics including diabetes, eye and outpatient programs.
Interested in a Placement at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton?

Nursing Placement Feedback

Please take a few moments at the end of your placement to complete our online nursing learner evaluation. The information you provide is completely confidential and your feedback will help us to understand what we are doing well and identify areas for improvement. Click here