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Department: HeartLife – Baptist Easley
Number of positions available: 1
- Location of internship: Baptist Easley Hospital
- Approximate dates of internship: TBD – Summer
- Preferred days of the week: TBD: Monday – Thursday
- Preferred hours: TBD: 8a-3pm
Preferred degree program:
- Students currently enrolled in: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree program
- With a concentration or focus in: Exercise Science or related
Description of internship position:
Cardiac Rehab Specific Internship mentors and transitions the Exercise Science (preferred) Nutrition, Health Science, Nursing, or Pre-Med Junior or Senior Student, in good academic standing, from the classroom into the workforce through our knowledge, leadership, and innovation. Through observation and hands on learning under the supervision of a qualified heartlife RN, and clinical fitness specialist, the intern will receive relevant experience to be better prepared for their chosen career.
Multiple internships can be arranged during the semester. Each internship will last approximately 6-8 weeks. Preferred days and hours are Monday-Thursday from 8:00a-3:00p. The department is flexible but would prefer the intern commit to a minimum of 24 hours per week.
Within 2-4 weeks, an intern will accurately measure resting and exercise BP’s, attach telemetry monitors, and safely demonstrate exercise equipment and assist with workflow. The intern will plan, implement, and present a unit based project under the supervision of the CR staff mentor over 6-8 weeks. Intern will observe active education sessions for cardiac rehab and diabetes during first month and take client post tests to demonstrate acquired knowledge.
Student Reported Learning outcomes:
Students previously interning in this role have reported they’re more familiar with and have a greater understanding of the following:
Is a stipend available? No
Is academic credit available? Not Sure
Notes to applicants: