What We Offer
During 2009-2010, over 800 nursing students chose to learn and develop their clinical skills at North York General. If you are a nursing student, or interested in nursing, a placement at North York General has many advantages.
Health professionals across our hospital programs and departments offer students the broad knowledge and skills they will need to provide essential care. We provide nursing students at all levels with a variety of clinical placements across our three sites: General, Branson Ambulatory Care Centre and Seniors' Health Centre.
You will receive a solid foundation of clinical experience in real-life situations that affect people of all ages, from newborns to seniors. Our training includes the most commonly needed care in our community as well as teaching in specialty areas.
You will learn from a dynamic and dedicated team of health professionals who are constantly advancing nursing practice through the use of new best practices.
Our learning organization takes an interprofessional approach to education that prepares our students to work effectively as part of a team.
We put the needs of patients and families at the centre of our care. We invite you to visit our website and learn more about us.
We recommend that all student placement requests be processed through your academic institution or student placement office.
We offer the following placements:
Graduate placement opportunities with our Advance Practice Nurses and in the Professional Practice Research & Education Department. If you are a graduate student seeking placement, complete and submit the Nursing Graduate Request
Group of students accompanied by an Instructor.
Preceptorship/ Consolidation/ Pre-graduate: Student preceptors with experienced nurses. The purpose of this placement is to consolidate the students' knowledge in the clinical setting.
We offer final term students preceptorship opportunities in speciality areas such as the emergency department and critical care. However, students applying for these placements must successfully complete our interview process.
Students can begin their clinical experience at our hospital only if their academic institution has an established affiliation agreement with North York General Hospital. Please check with your student placement office to ensure a valid agreement has been established.