Saint Francis to Begin Patient Care Associate Program

Saint Francis Healthcare System is pleased to begin a quarterly Patient Care Associate program. The Patient Care Associate Program is a paid educational opportunity for caring, compassionate individuals looking to begin or expand their career in healthcare.

The five-week program begins with organizational orientation. Student Patient Care Associates will participate in class instruction on weeks one and two at Saint Francis Medical Center, followed by skills and simulation on week three and clinicals on weeks four and five. Students are guaranteed a position upon completion of the program.

“We are excited about implementing this new program,” shares Ashley Seabaugh, BSN, RN, Director of Nurisng – Medical/Surgical. “It will be a great opportunity for individuals that are interested in beginning a career in healthcare.”

The next Patient Care Associate Program begins July 11. Interested individuals can apply at