Clinical rotations

At Edward-Elmhurst Health, our goal is to foster an excellent learning experience for students. We’re proud of the outstanding patient care and compassionate nursing synonymous with Edward-Elmhurst Health.

Edward-Elmhurst Health clinical rotations

We offer clinical rotation experiences as part of a healthcare program in coordination with select, contracted schools.

Undergraduate rotations

The following is information for undergraduate nursing, medical assistant, certified nursing assistant rotations, and additional healthcare professions.

For school coordinators

To request a clinical rotation at either Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital or in the Edward-Elmhurst Medical Group and Immediate Care and walk-in clinic, school coordinators should complete and email the School Clinical Rotation Request form to the appropriate coordinator at the below email addresses:

Preferred dates for receiving clinical rotation requests are:

Fall rotation – April 20th
Spring rotation – November 15th
Summer rotation – March 30th

Once you are notified your rotation has been accepted, the following information will need to be submitted at least two weeks prior to the start of the rotation:

No photographs or jpeg files accepted.  Please scan into a PDF and email all forms to the appropriate email above.


For faculty

To be completed on or before your first unit clinical rotation:

Faculty must review the Faculty Orientation Handbook. Students must review the Student Orientation Handbook.  Please scan and email signed Orientation Handbook Signature Statement to the appropriate email listed above.

Post-Rotation forms

At the end of each rotation, please have the students complete and submit the Student Clinical Rotation Evaluation form and return to the appropriate email above.

If you or your students would like to recognize a staff nurse who exceeded your expectations for the clinical rotation, complete and submit the Excellence in Clinical Teaching form  and return to the appropriate email above.

Graduate rotations

To request a clinical rotation, please complete the Student Clinical Experience Request Form and email it to the site you are interested in at: – acute care, immediate care, retail walk-in – acute care, immediate care, retail walk-in – physician practices and walk-in clinics

Priority is given to Edward-Elmhurst Health employees for placement.

Students who are not currently employed by EEHealth are required to have the following documents on file with the school:

  • Current Nursing License
  • CPR provider status
  • Immunizations including measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and T-Dap
  • Flu vaccine if clinical time is between October and March
  • TB test within last 12 months 
  • Hepatitis Vaccination
  • Criminal Background check within last 90 days before rotation begins
  • Drug screen within last 90 days before rotation begins
  • HIPAA and OSHA training verification

If you are notified of a placement, review the APN Orientation Manual.

At least two weeks before your first clinical day, sign and return:

All forms should be scanned and emailed to the appropriate address below:

Please note that we cannot accept photographs or Jpeg files from a phone.  Forms should be scanned into a PDF and emailed as above.

Job opportunities

Edward-Elmhurst Health hires current nursing students as patient care technicians. We also have a new graduate nurse residency program.

Please visit our careers page to apply.