Frequently Asked Questions
Positions can be posted at anytime; however applicants might consider searching the DMC careers website for new positions 2-4 months before the May and December program start.
There may not always be SNA or SNE positions available in all specialties. Candidates are welcome to apply for positions appearing on the DMC careers website and should check the website regularly
Any nursing student can apply, however those who are in process of completing their last semester of their BSN nursing program may consider applying for an RN position with the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Post-Baccalaureate Pediatric Nurse Residency Program.
Yes, New CHM SNA and SNEs must attend classroom days of general Nursing /Patient Care education, plus Electronic Medical Records (EMR) training upon hire. The SNA and SNE will also be oriented by a preceptor to the unit/specialty they were hired for.
Those hired for SNA or SNE positions must attend hospital and nursing classes their first week of hire. Then, shifts and hours per week can vary during unit-specific orientation however, 2-4 shifts per week for the first few weeks may be necessary to learn the role and responsibility.
There is a monthly work requirement but scheduling work shifts or hours is flexible. Please refer to the SNA or SNE position posting for work requirements when applying
CHM SNA and SNEs graduating from their BSN program are highly encouraged to apply for CHM’s Post-Baccalaureate Pediatric Nurse Residency Program. All candidates, including those who are not CHM SNAs or SNEs, are considered for a Pediatric Nurse Residency Positions.
Nursing Residency & Orientation Programs