Admission Process

Step 1: Complete the Application

  1. Identify site preference
  2. NOTE: If applying to White Memorial Medical Center or Swedish Medical Center, please complete the Clinical Care Extender/PrepStep-Health Care Scholar online application.
  3. If applying to all other sites, please follow the steps below.
    1. Download and complete the application (Download application)
      • You MUST download Adobe Reader in order to complete the application. Download Adobe Reader here
      • Please note that you must save the application using the following file name format: [First name Last name] - Application
        • For example if your name is Jane Doe, your document should be named Jane Doe - Application
    2. Attach your application and 1-page resume and send it to your desired site via email.
       
  4. Citrus Valley Health Partners
     
    CCEappCVHP@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    Glendale Adventist Medical Center
     
    CCEappGAMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
     
    CCEappHoag@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    Riverside Community Hospital
     
    CCEappRCH@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. Francis Medical Center
     
    CCEappSFMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. John’s Regional Medical Center
     
    CCEappSJRMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
    St. Mary Medical Center
     
    CCEappSMMC@copehealthsolutionshcti.org
  5. You will recieve an email confirmation that application was received within  24 to 48 hours.
  6. 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%