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Student Opportunities

Bring Your Child To Work Day | High School Co-Op Opportunities | Post-Secondary Co-Op Opportunities | Summer Student Job Opportunities | Volunteering

 

The Pembroke Regional Hospital is committed to providing educational opportunities that support the development of future health care professionals and we are proud to be affiliated with colleges and universities across Ontario. 

 

We are passionate about training and education and are pleased to say that many students who learn here eventually choose to work with us. 

 

To be involved in any of our educational and experiential opportunities, interested individuals may have to complete any of the following items:

- Orientation (half day)

- Health and Safety Awareness Training

- Confidentiality and Privacy Training

- Accessibility Training

- Hand Hygiene and Infection Control Training

- Immunization and Health Review (including two-step TB testing and proof of Varicella immunity)

 

Bring Your Child To Work Day  

One day each year, the Pembroke Regional Hospital hosts "National Bring Your Child to Work Day". Grade 9 students representing local secondary schools have an opportunity to observe the large scope and variety of jobs throughout the hospital. This is a structured one-day program that is intended to provide insight to the healthcare field while students are early in their secondary schooling. 

 

High School Co-Op Opportunities 

We offer high school co-op placements to secondary students at local high schools in the following departments:

- Medical

- Labour, Delivery, Recovery, Postpartum

- Rehabilitation In-Patient

- Rehabilitation Out-Patient

- Emergency 

- Health Records

- Food Services 

 

Students will have an opportunity to work and learn within the interdisciplinary team on the department they are assigned to. We hope that the hands-on experience gained here will help students in making future decisions about their careers and education. We encourage students to shadow professionals, ask questions and observe the variety of roles that are required to provide the greatest care to our patients. 

 

Post-Secondary Co-Op Opportunities  

We offer college level co-op placements to secondary students at local colleges in the following departments:

- Information Technology 

 

Students will have an opportunity to work and learn within the IT team. We hope that the hands-on experience gained here will help students in making future decisions about their careers and link the educational foundation they have built through their schooling with hands-on learning. We encourage students to shadow professionals, ask questions and observer the variety of roles that are required to provide the greatest care to our patients and the organization. 

 

Summer Student Job Opportunities 

From May to August each year, our Health Records department employs summer students to work in clerical positions. Students in these positions will work alongside health care professionals and clerical staff to prepare and dismantle patient charts. The positions have a focus on developing the following skills:

- Prioritization and Organization 

- Initiative

- Communication

- Medical Terminology

- Basic clerical skills

- Access, Excel and Health information Systems

 

Volunteering  

We accept and encourage the involvement of individuals who demonstrate a willingness to share their time, skills and talents in a variety of ways as part of our volunteer program. To become a student volunteer, you must be over the age of 16 and be willing to provide a commitment of a minimum of 12 months. 

 

Student volunteering can provide skills in the following areas:

- Communication

- Problem solving

- Organization 

- Time management

 

And more hands-on experience in:

- Health care policies and procedures

- The roles of health care professions

- Bedside manner

- Medical terminology 

 

They can work in the following areas:

- Water delivery 

- Friendly visiting

- Hospitality / Wayfinding

- Special projects

 

 

 

 

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