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Nursing Opportunities

Critical Care Nurse Internship

Critical Care Nurse

The Critical Care Registered Nurse (RN) Internship Program is a full time intensive educational and clinical application residency aimed at preparing a select group of novice RNs for independent practice in any critical care unit at St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Why Choose Us


  • Program Outcomes
  • Technology
  • Professional Advancement
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Career Paths


Internship FAQs


  • Bridge the preparation to practice gap
  • Focus on promoting leadership, team building, and conflict management
  • Critical care clinical orientation is scheduled at critical care units within the St. Luke’s network.
  • Content
    • AACN ECG Module
    • AACN Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO)
    • Workshops, simulation, and clinical rotations in all critical areas with dedicated preceptor/coaches
    • Clinical observations in specialty departments including Emergency Department, OR, Respiratory, PACU, and Pre-hospital Critical Care Transport Services.
    • Focused testing and skill validation throughout
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support


Clinical Educators & Leadership


Linda R. Ozekcin

Linda R. Ozekcin, DNP, RN, CCRN, CCNS
Lead Clinical Nurse Specialist - Critical Care Division
St. Luke’s University Health Network



Resources & Support


  • Critical Care Clinical Preceptors
  • Support transition during orientation between the critical care units
  • Eligible for CCRN exam after 1,750 independent clinical practice hours
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses


Application Process


  • Complete an application by hitting the Apply Now
  • Search for specific ICU and campus
  • The interview process may include a Panel Interview & Shadow Experience
  • If selected, candidates will sign a commitment agreement