Student Placements

 

Student Coordinators at BCHS

  • Physician
    Karen Arnott, ext. 2522
  • Administration, H Wing Level 2
  • Allied Health, Nursing, & High School Co-op
    Alainna Radcliffe, ext. 4252
  • Organizational Development, H Wing Level 1

 

 

These are some of the requirements and opportunities you will encounter as you move from your first day experience into your various departments.

Orientation Checklist

For Students:

  • Complete all paperwork sent in your welcome email prior to your start date
  • Complete e-learning courses/Health & Safety checklist within the first 7 days of your placement
  • Report to Security ( B Wing Level 1) to get your ID badge and submit your paperwork
  • Contact your preceptor or supervisor for an initial meeting
  • If your placement is 250 hours or more in, you must attend BCHS General Orientation 

For Nursing Instructors:

  • Complete e-learning courses
  • Report to Secuirty (B Wing Level 1) to get your ID Badge, sign a Confidentiality Agreement and arrange for a Parking Pass
  • All new instructors must attend the General Orientation Day, and update as required
  • Arrange for a PCS and BMV Training update
  • Contact Nursing Student Co-ordinator Alainna Radcliffe ext. 4252 to book classrooms for post-conference; IT Training Lab space; to submit a list of students for passwords; and for information about lockers/change rooms

Non-Nursing Students

Steps for setting up placements:

Students that are interested in this type of placement can contact Alainna Radcliffe at alainna.radcliffe@bchsys.org. If the hospital is able to accommodate your placement, the below information is required prior to your start date:

  • An Immunization Record- Includes MMR, Chicken Pox and a 2 step TB test (Last step is only valid for 1 year)
  • WSIB Work placement agreement / HS checklist
  • Name
  • Contact Information
  • College / University
  • School placement coordinator & contact information
  • Program
  • Start and completion date of placement
  • Placement supervisor

Medical Students / Residents

If you interested in setting up an elective, please contact Karen Arnott, Administrative Secretary at karen.arnott@bchsys.org.

If you have already set up your elective/rotation and you need to obtain your ID Badge/Parking pass.

  • To obtain your ID badge you will need to go to Security (B Wing Level 1. They are open from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. There is a $20 deposit on the badge which you will get back when your elective/rotation is complete and the badge is returned.
  • If you require a parking pass you can purchase one from the cashier office located beside Tim Horton's through the main doors of the hospital. The pass is $50/month.

Please see the Confidentiality Agreement. Please read, sign and bring the last page with you when you obtain your ID badge from Security.

Please be sure to have a letter of good standing submitted before your elective dates. The letter can be emailed to karen.arnott@bchsys.org, or faxed to 519-752-0098

To set up an ER Horizontal Elective, and reply to karen.arnott@bchsys.org to have your name added to the distribution list.

Mac-CARE arranges high quality educational opportunities in community and rural areas. Arrangements for CORE rotations for four weeks or longer for both McMaster residents and clinical clerks.

How to Apply:

Please visit the Mac-CARE website.

Please contact Shelley Friesen, Mac-CARE Program Coordinator at the Grand Erie Six Nations Clinicial Education Campus - Brantford Centre by email at sfriesen@bchsys.org, by telephone at 519-751-5801 or by fax at 519-751-5802 for further information regarding accommodation and travel guidelines.

Any questions regarding the Family Medicine Residency Program please contact:
Natalie Graham, Program Coordinator
Phone: 519-751-5544 ext. 2615 ~ Fax: 519-751-5803 ~ Email: natalie.graham@bchsys.org

 
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