The Perioperative OR Nurse Internship is a 12-week course to teach BSN prepared Registered Nurses how to perform the circulating role in the operating room. Scrub skills will be introduced as well. Interns can be new graduates nurses or experienced RNs that are new to the OR. Classes begin each year typically in late February/early March and July. Positions are posted on the Vanderbilt Job Line several months prior to each class.
** VUMC Internal Surgical Technologist - Current Employee. If you are , or will be a new graduate nurse, who has obtained an Associate's Degree in Nursing from an NLN or CCNE accredited and state-approved program, and you have at least one year of half-time employment in the VUMC ORs, you may apply to the Perioperioperative Nurse Internship. You will follow the same application process as a new graduate nurse, including meeting the application deadline. **
Note: The Winter 2021 Perioperative OR Internship Program will be posted to the job line on July 6, 2020. Once you apply, you will receive an application packet that will be accepted from July 6, 2020 through August 10, 2020. The program will have a start date of March 1, 2021, (March 4, 2021 for internal transfers).