Admission Process

Step 1: Complete the Application

  1. Identify site preference and follow instructions for your desired site from the table below.

  2. Citrus Valley Health Partners
     
    Complete the Clinical Care Extender/PrepStep-Health Care Scholar online application
    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
     
    Riverside Community Hospital
     
    St. Joseph Hospital
    Swedish Medical Center
    White Memorial Medical Center
    Glendale Adventist Medical Center
    1. Download and complete the application (Download application)*
    2. Save the application using the following file name format: [First name Last name] - Application
    3. Attach your application and 1-page resume and send it to: CCEappGAMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. Francis Medical Center
     
    1. Download and complete the application (Download application)*
    2. Save the application using the following file name format: [First name Last name] - Application
    3. Attach your application and 1-page resume and send it to:CCEappSFMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. John’s Regional Medical Center
     
    1. Download and complete the application (Download application)*
    2. Save the application using the following file name format: [First name Last name] - Application
    3. Attach your application and 1-page resume and send it to:CCEappSJRMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. Mary Medical Center
     
    1. Download and complete the application (Download application)*
    2. Save the application using the following file name format: [First name Last name] - Application
    3. Attach your application and 1-page resume and send it to:CCEappSMMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org


    * You MUST download Adobe Reader in order to complete the application. Download Adobe Reader here.

  3. You will receive an email confirmation that application was received within  24 to 48 hours.
  4. The confirmation email will include a link to PayPal to pay the application fee. Your application will not be reviewed until the payment is received.

 

Step 2: Interview

  • Selected candidates will be invited to a group interview.
  • Interviews will take place in the month following the application deadline.

Step 3: Program Clearance

  • Accepted applicants will be required to provide proof of immunizations as dictated by their program site.
  • Accepted applicants must attend the clearance appointment to submit copies of the required immunizations and records and complete pre-training paperwork.
  • Specific information about the clearance appointment dates and requirements will be provided after application submission.

Step 4: Training

  • Selected applicants will be required to attend a three-day training, held on weekends, in the month before the rotation is scheduled to begin.
  • Training consists of both hands-on and didactic education covering: infection control, patient-care techniques, customer service, cultural competency, confidentiality, introduction to patient-care team, and much more.
  • Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to succesfully complete training.
    • Multiple choice exam – pass with at least an 80%
    • Practical exam – pass with at least an 80%