Job Opportunities

Seeking Students With a Passion for Health [AND] Wellness

UW-Eau Claire's Student Health Service hires students as an integral part of the extended on-campus health team that operates from upper campus in the SHS clinic, and on lower campus out of the office of Health Promotion in Schofield Hall 26.

Student Wellness Advocacy Team 2017

SWATeam, Fall 2017

In the SHS clinic, student nursing assistants (SNA) work side-by-side with medical assistants, nurses and health providers.

In Health Promotion, students are hired as peer health educators (SWAT) to provide educational programming for students on topics including sexual health, balanced living, alcohol, healthy relationships, body positivity, relaxation, mental health and more.

Interested?

Expand the descriptions below to learn if either of these positions is a good fit for you and to see if you meet the qualifications. You will also find links to application materials and contact information included within the description of each job.

UW-Eau Claire's Student Health Service hires students to become an integral part of the clinic. As a Student Nursing Assistant (SNA), you will work directly with medical assistants, nurses and providers (MD/PA/NP). Primary duties will be obtaining vital signs, reviewing allergies and medications, taking brief patient histories. plus other clinical duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Be enrolled as a student at UW-Eau Claire
  • Certified Nursing Assistant or licensure as an EMT-B
  • Major in a health-related field
  • Faculty reference
  • Professional letter of recommendation
  • Completed application form

Abilities required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think critically
  • Computer proficiency and willingness to learn our electronic medical record system

Expectations

  • Commit to at least 2 semesters of service
  • Work a minimum of two 4-hour shifts per week
    • Shift hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and noon to 4:30 p.m.
  • Unbiased attitude and actions towards diverse populations, including beliefs, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, and health inequities
  • Maintain patient confidentiality (HIPAA standards)
  • Purchase/use own stethoscope
  • Maintain a professional appearance — uniform will be scrubs

To apply, print out the forms below, fill them in completely and return to Angela Milas, RN, Clinic Nurse Manager, either via email or you can hand it in at Student Health Services. You will need to get letters of reference from two instructors and one employer (info in the application form). 

Please do call or email if you have any questions regarding this internship position.

Angela Milas, RN
milasaf@uwec.edu
715-836-4311

Required forms:

Student Nursing Assistant Application form

SNA-Intern Faculty Reference form

 

Student nursing assistants in Student Health Services Spring 2018
Student Nursing Assistants, Spring 2018

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Be enrolled as a student at UW-Eau Claire
  • Complete application
  • Provide 3 professional references
  • Provide resume

Abilities Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and creatively 
  • Good team and independent working skills
  • Able to interact easily with peers

Expectations

  • Commit to at least 2 semesters with SWAT
  • Attend a 1-hour weekly staff meeting and 2 hours a week working in the office
  • Unbiased attitude and actions towards diverse populations including beliefs, gender identity, sexual orientation, and race
  • Open to and respectful of new ideas and opinions
  • Represent the department in a professional manner
  • Nonjudgmental and respectful
  • Interest in making campus a healthy environment

To apply, fill out the SWAT application and return to Christy Prust, MPH, Health Educator via email or hand in at Health Promotion, Schofield 26.

Please call or email if you have any questions regarding the positions.

Christy Prust, MPH
prustce@uwec.edu
715-836-5110

Required forms

Peer Health Educator position description

Peer Health Educator application

 

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