The Osage Nation Announces a Health Career Summer Program

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Contact:  Ron Shaw
CEO/CMO
Wah-Zha-Zhi Health Center
Osage Nation
918/287-9300

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March 22, 2018
Pawhuska – The Osage Nation announces a Health Career Summer Program opportunity for High School students, grades 11 & 12.  Six positions are available for a four week rotation with all of the Health programs within the Osage Nation, Hospital tours and Academic Enrichment lectures at Tri-County Tech.  
The Health Division encourages students to pursue Health Careers with the hope that interested Osage students will return and work for Osage people in our health system.  There is a shortage in all fields of healthcare within the Osage Nation for Osages.  The more Osages occupy positions within our health system the more stable our workforce becomes and with that, improvement in quality of care.  The Osage Nation Congress appropriated the necessary funds for this program with the hope that our Osage Healthcare workforce will be strengthened in the future.
The prospectus and application is available Osage Nation Website under www.osagenation-nsn.gov/opportunities/job-listings and Health Career Summer Program.
During the four week period, July 2 through July 27, 2018 Students will be rotated through the following fields of interest as observers and participate in discussion and lectures; and in some cases asked to participate in work duties: An academic enrichment program will be integrated into this year’s program.
 

Lab
Pharmacy
Dental
Family Practice
Diabetes
X-ray
Counseling
Nutrition
Public Health
Optometry
Nursing
Medical Records
               Biology studies
Lectures in biology
Hospital tours
CPR Course
First aid training

Closing date on the application is April 30, 2018, 5:00pm central time.  Awards expect to be published by May 31, 2018.  The program dates are July 2 through July 20, 2018.
For more information please contact the Osage Nation Human Resources department.
 

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