Ecumen CEO Emeritus Kathryn Roberts received the Business Journal’s 2019 Career Achievement Award.
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Learn by Doing
The Ecumen Scholars Program strengthens nursing capacity throughout Minnesota and builds the future leadership of senior care. Through the Ecumen Scholars Program, you’ll work with seniors at a variety of care levels including transitional care or rehabilitation, assisted living, dementia care and home care.
This is an 80 hour 1:1 opportunity that offers a $1,500 stipend on successful completion.
Home Care Externship Program
This program offers a unique learning experience for student nurses who will develop knowledge and practice in community-based senior care that promotes an exceptional patient experience. Under the direction of an RN preceptor, externs will further their understanding of professional nursing, gaining experience and confidence working with seniors, while developing their clinical skills.
This is a 40 hour 1:1 opportunity that offers a $1,000 stipend on successful completion. Home Care externships are offered in three locations: Duluth, MN; Litchfield, MN and Mankato, MN.
Gerontological Clinical Rotations
Nursing students participate in a gerontological nursing clinical rotation at Ecumen communities near their campuses. Check with your school to find out if an Ecumen community is on your rotation schedule.