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Nurse Education Opportunities

Nursing Students: Are you currently in a nursing program? Would you like an opportunity to spend more time in the departments that interest you? Our Nurse Extern program provides an opportunity to gain clinical knowledge and experience before starting your career. Read firsthand accounts from two of Lake Regional's successful externs.

Joyful EmployerGraduate Nurses: Are you a recent graduate of a nursing program? Lake Regional offers Bridging the Gap, a nurse residency program where you learn from subject matter expects on important topics, such as skin integrity, stroke care, telemetry interpretation, best patient care safety practices and more. What a great way to gain valuable experience in a supportive, team-centered environment!

Medical Assistant Opportunity

Lake Regional employees can pursue a Certified Medical Assistant Certificate through Lake Regional’s Medical Assistant (MA) program. This is in partnership with Columbia College. The MA program includes four online sessions of coursework, including more than 120 required extern hours. Upon completing the program, participants are prepared to take their certification exam, and once certified, they can work as a Certified Medical Assistant for the Lake Regional clinics. Read one employee’s experience with the MA Program.