Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship - Blank Children's Hospital

Preceptorship Overview

Blank Children's Hospital offers opportunities for students enrolled in Nurse Practitioner programs to complete clinical rotation hours within the pediatric care setting. A crucial part of any nurse practitioner's success as a provider is a meaningful clinical experience.

We know that to be a good clinician it is essential to have an active partnership between the preceptor, the academic program and student. During your clinical experience, you will gradually learn how to apply your academic knowledge into practice to make evidence-based decisions for your patients.

We offer inpatient and outpatient clinical experience for nurse practitioners. Our inpatient clinical options are Neonatal ICU, Pediatric ICU, Hematology & Oncology, Hospitalist/Newborn nursery, Emergency room, OB Emergency Department (with the midwife team). Our outpatient experiences are General Pediatrics, Endocrinology, Foster Care Clinic, STAR Center (child abuse evaluation and treatment), Psychiatry, Midwife Services, Palliative Care, Pulmonology, Perinatology, Pediatric Orthopaedics, and the Developmental Center.

Application Process

Those interested in applying for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship Program must:

  1. Complete the online application.
    1. Please complete a separate application for each semester.
  2. Please email your CV to Your application is not considered complete until we receive your CV.
  3. Review the Expectations of Students and Preceptors. These are based on our organization's values.

All applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis by the Blank Children’s Nurse Practitioner Education Committee. You will be notified by email if your application is accepted and who your primary preceptor will be. A response to your acceptance will be required within 5 business days.


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Thank you for your interest in the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Preceptorship at Blank Children's Hospital. Applications are reviewed quarterly: January, April, July and October.

Preceptorship Application

Expectations of Students and Preceptors

Foster Unity
  • Listen first in order to understand
  • Work as one team
  • Celebrate each other
  • Collaborate with each other
  • Manage Up
  • Rounding
Own the Moment
  • Make moments matter
  • Be accessible and welcoming
  • Take ownership and manage each other up
  • Take pride in our environment
  • Escort guests to their destination
Champion Excellence
  • Learn from others
  • Be aware of tone and energy
  • Maintain an excuse-free culture
  • Share stories
  • Celebrate accomplishments
Seize Opportunities
  • Pursue greatness
  • Anticipate the needs of patients, guests and co-workers
  • Build open and sincere relationships
  • Embrace and promote change
  • Identify opportunities where we can be better