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Career Connection

Bellin Health and Bellin College are committed to providing educators and students with information and opportunities related to pursuing careers in the growing healthcare field. The Career Connection provides students with the ability to learn about health careers, practice hands-on skills, and receive guidance on college entrance requirements. Through this website, guests can access an array of information and experiences.  

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High School Students

Learn About Healthcare Careers

The following website provides helpful information about many careers within healthcare. It includes information regarding job descriptions, salary information, education/training required, etc. (Clicking on this link will take you to a separate site. Bellin College is not responsible for the content.)

WISCONSIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)

Connect with a Mentor

If you are interested in a career in healthcare and would like to be assigned a mentor from Bellin Health or Bellin College, please click here. The goal is to provide students with a knowledgeable contact person that will be available to discuss potential career pathways.  Information may be given through a combination of email, phone calls, and/or personal meetings.  Mentors may help with the application process and serve as a valuable reference when applying to colleges and graduate schools.

Current professions eligible for mentoring: Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Dietician, Occupational Therapist, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Radiographer, Registered Nurse, and Sonographer.

Job Shadowing

Bellin allows high school students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare to complete job shadows. Be aware that it may take up to four weeks from the date that application materials are received to schedule your job shadow. In some cases, it may not be possible to place a student with the profession or date(s) of their choice (due to availability, etc.)  Please plan accordingly.

Job shadowing opportunities are available the first Tuesday and third Thursday of the month from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Students need to be available to commit to the full four-hour block of time. 

The maximum number of hours allowed to job shadow is four per occupation per school year (up to two occupations per school year). Separate applications are needed for each occupation. Students may complete additional job shadowing opportunities in subsequent school years, but will need to resubmit the application/requirements each year. 

Attendance: Students are responsible for their own transportation to/from the designated site for each observation. Students are expected be on-time. Any absence must be excused by the student’s parent/guardian and notification provided to Bellin Health Contact Person (will be provided to student via email with confirmation of placement) at least 24 hours in advance of the absence. Allowable reasons for excused absence include illness, inclement weather, or school-related conflict with assigned date (due to testing, etc.) In the case of illness/weather, notification of absence must be provided no later than 7:30 am on the day of the scheduled experience. Bellin Health student coordinator will attempt to reschedule one excused experience, if staff availability allows. Students will be dismissed from further job shadowing for any non-excused absence or for more than one excused absence.

Duties: Students are allowed to only observe patient care, not actively participate in patient care.

  • Allowed: Asking questions to Bellin supervisor, wiping down tables if directed to by Bellin supervisor, etc.
  • Not Allowed: pushing patient in wheelchair or physically assisting patient in any way, handling sterile equipment, viewing the electronic medical record, etc.

Dress code: Students are to present a neat and professional appearance at all times as their appearance reflects directly upon Bellin Health.

  1. Dress should be business/professional (i.e. khakis/dress pants and nice dress shirt/polo, clean shoes with a closed toe and heel). No leggings, t-shirts or tank tops. Shirts should not have any screen printing or writing on them.
  2. Jewelry should be kept to a minimum.
  3. Hair styles must be neat and well kept.
  4. Make-up and perfume should be used in moderation.
  5. Bras and underpants are required and should not be visible.
  6. Socks or hosiery must be worn at all times.
  7. It is the responsibility of the student to be free of body odor and cigarette smoke odor.
  8. A nametag must be worn at all times when on site. Bellin Health will provide materials for a nametag.
  9. Visible tattoos must be covered and any facial piercings should be removed or covered.

Cell phones/Cameras/Recording Devices: Cell phones must be silenced and put away during observation hours. No recording devices or cameras will be allowed to be used at any time.

EquipmentStudents are not allowed to use any of the equipment while completing observation hours, unless specifically directed by the supervising health professional. This includes treatment tables.

Bellin Health reserves the right to dismiss a student from their observation for any reason (improper dress attire, inappropriate interaction with patients/staff, etc.). 

If your observation is scheduled for November 1 through March 31, you must provide WRITTEN verification that you have received your flu shot for the current year. NO EXECPTIONS – Observation students will not be given the opportunity to wear a mask in lieu of the vaccine. You should be able to get written verification from the pharmacy or doctor’s office where you obtained the vaccination. You may also be able to view and print your vaccination history on the WIR website: https://www.dhfswir.org/PR/clientSearch.do;jsessionid=c0a8465730d7f691bcce87584814a9d2ff0e7acaf1c7.e38Nc34NbN4Lai0Lbh0KaNuMbxyTe6fznA5Pp7ftolbGmkTy?language=en

Prior to your shadow experience, a Bellin Health Job Shadowing application must be completed and sent to: 

Attn:  Amethyst Messer
Bellin Home Health Care
744 S. Webster Ave, P.O. Box 23400
Green Bay, WI 54305
920-432-5435 (fax)
amethyst.messer@bellin.org

Careers Available for Potential Observation

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound)
  • Dietician
  • Lab Technician
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational 
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physician (Family Practice or Sports Medicine)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist (X-ray and CT scan)
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Excluded Areas for Observation:

  • Surgery
  • Labor and Delivery/Maternity

Summer Camps

Bellin College offers a nursing camp and a medical imaging camp. This is your chance to find out firsthand the roles, relationships and responsibilities that make nursing or medical imaging professions so rewarding.

Find out more

Volunteer Opportunities at Bellin

Volunteer positions are available those 16 years of age or older.

  • Volunteer Rehabilitation Aide: Volunteer Rehabilitation Aides may be utilized at the hospital or at any of the outpatient clinics where therapy services are performed. Duties include cleaning equipment and treatment tables after patient use and assisting patients with completion of computer FOTO assessments. Students may also be afforded some opportunity to job shadow with therapists during assigned volunteer hours. Minimum of 150 volunteer hours required. Availability of position and location of experience to be determined by Sports Medicine Department after application is received. Please see the following website for more information as needed. Brown County Volunteer Center/Bellin Health
    Contact Drew Russo at drew.russo@bellin.org to apply.
  • Other Volunteer Opportunities: Bellin offers several other volunteer opportunities. Please see the following website for more information: https://www.bellin.org/services_programs/volunteer-services

Pathways to Success

These documents provide a quick reference on the steps required to be successful in each healthcare profession. Click here to find your Pathway to Success.  

College Students

Learn About Healthcare Careers

The following website provides helpful information about many careers within healthcare. It includes information regarding job descriptions, salary information, education/training required, etc. (Clicking on this link will take you to a separate site. Bellin College is not responsible for the content.)

WISCONSIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC) 

Connect with a Mentor 

If you are interested in a career in healthcare and would like to be assigned a mentor from Bellin Health or Bellin College, please click here. The goal is to provide students with a knowledgeable contact person that will be available to discuss potential career pathways.  Information may be given through a combination of email, phone calls, and/or personal meetings.  Mentors may help with the application process and serve as a valuable reference when applying to colleges and graduate schools.

Current professions eligible for mentoring: Athletic Trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Dietician, Occupational Therapist, Personal Trainer, Physical Therapist, Radiographer, Registered Nurse, and Sonographer.

Job Shadowing

Bellin allows college students and other adult learners interested in pursuing a career in healthcare to complete job shadowing hours. The maximum allowance is 40 hours per calendar year. Additional hours can be completed in subsequent years. Please be aware that it may take up to four weeks from the date that you contact the appropriate person (see contacts below) to schedule your hours, so please plan ahead and know your dates of availability.

Careers Available for Potential Observation

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (Ultrasound)
  • Dietician
  • Lab Technician
  • Licensed Athletic Trainer
  • Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physical Therapist / Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physician (Family Practice or Sports Medicine)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Radiology Technologist (X-ray and CT scan)
  • Speech Language Pathologist

Excluded Areas for Observation – Special exceptions may be granted depending on circumstances:

  • Surgery
  • Labor and Delivery/Maternity

Dress code: Students are to present a neat and professional appearance at all times as their appearance reflects directly upon Bellin Health.

  1. Dress should be business/professional (i.e. khakis/dress pants and nice dress shirt/polo, clean shoes with a closed toe and heel). No leggings, t-shirts, or tank tops. Shirts should not have any screen printing or writing on them.
  2. Jewelry should be kept to a minimum.
  3. Hair styles must be neat and well kept.
  4. Make-up and perfume should be used in moderation.
  5. Bras and underpants are required and should not be visible.
  6. Socks or hosiery must be worn at all times.
  7. It is the responsibility of the student to be free of body odor and cigarette smoke odor.
  8. A nametag must be worn at all times when on site. Bellin Health will provide materials for a nametag.
  9. Visible tattoos must be covered and any facial piercings should be removed or covered.

 

Duties: Students are allowed to only observe patient care, not actively participate in patient care.

  • Allowed: Asking questions to Bellin supervisor, wiping down tables if directed to by Bellin supervisor, etc.
  • Not Allowed: pushing patient in wheelchair or physically assisting patient in any way, handling sterile equipment, viewing the electronic medical record, etc.

Cell phones/Cameras/Recording Devices: Cell phones must be silenced and put away during observation hours. No recording devices or cameras will be allowed to be used at any time.EquipmentStudents are not allowed to use any of the equipment while completing observation hours, unless specifically directed by the supervising health professional. This includes treatment tables.

Bellin Health reserves the right to dismiss a student from their observation for any reason (improper dress attire, inappropriate interaction with patients/staff, etc.). 

If your observation is scheduled for November 1 through March 31, you must provide WRITTEN verification that you have received your flu shot for the current year. NO EXECPTIONS – Observation students will not be given the opportunity to wear a mask in lieu of the vaccine. You should be able to get written verification from the pharmacy or doctor’s office where you obtained the vaccination. You may also be able to view and print your vaccination history on the WIR website: https://www.dhfswir.org/PR/clientSearch.do;jsessionid=c0a8465730d7f691bcce87584814a9d2ff0e7acaf1c7.e38Nc34NbN4Lai0Lbh0KaNuMbxyTe6fznA5Pp7ftolbGmkTy?language=en

Required paperwork: You will need to bring the following Shadow Form to your job shadow opportunity. Please print it and bring it to your observation.

To start scheduling job shadowing hours, you will need to email the appropriate contact below. To expedite the process, please include the following information in your initial email communication:

  1. Attach your flu shot verification if looking to complete any hours between November 1 and March 31.
  2. Indicate the number of hours you are looking for (up to 40 maximum).
  3. Indicate the type of setting you are ideally looking to observe in (inpatient, outpatient, etc.).
  4. Indicate the dates/times that you are available.
Physical Therapist Amethyst Messer
amethyst.messer@bellin.org
Occupational Therapist
Speech Language Pathologist
Pam Janus
pam.janus@bellin.org
Licensed Athletic Trainer Chelsie Hogan
chelsie.hogan@bellin.org
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Personal Trainer
Jason Infusino 
jason.infusino@bellin.org
Radiology Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Mark Bake
mark.bake@bellincollege.edu
Lab Technician
Nurse
Dietician
Pharmacist/Pharmacy Technician
Kelly Verhasselt 
kelly.verhasselt@bellin.org
Physician (Family Practice or Sports Medicine)
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Amy Treichel 
amy.treichel@bellin.org

Volunteer Opportunities at Bellin

  • Volunteer Rehabilitation Aide: Volunteer Rehabilitation Aides may be utilized at the hospital or at any of the outpatient clinics where therapy services are performed. Duties include cleaning equipment and treatment tables after patient use and assisting patients with completion of computer FOTO assessments. Students may also be afforded some opportunity to job shadow with therapists during assigned volunteer hours. Minimum of 150 volunteer hours required. Availability of position and location of experience to be determined by Sports Medicine Department after application is received. Please see the following website for more information as needed. Brown County Volunteer Center/Bellin Health
    Contact Drew Russo at drew.russo@bellin.org to apply. 
  • Other Volunteer Opportunities: Bellin offers several other volunteer opportunities. Please see the following website for more information:https://www.bellin.org/services_programs/volunteer-services

Internship Opportunities at Bellin

Bellin Health is committed to providing superior clinical education of health professionals. Bellin provides clinical experiences and internships placements for hundreds of students each year, across a wide range of professions. Bellin Health has contracts in place with many educational institutions throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the rest of the United States.

If you are interested in completing a clinical experience or internship at Bellin, please discuss this with the appropriate faculty member of your college program first. Faculty at your school should be able to verify whether or not a contract is already in place between Bellin and your educational institution. If there IS a contract in place, your designated faculty member should initiate a request for clinical experience/internship placement on your behalf. If there is NOT a contract in place, your designated faculty member may contact the appropriate contact below to inquire into whether the placement is possible for the desired timeframe.

Physical Therapist Assistant Amethyst Messer
amethyst.messer@bellin.org
Occupational Therapist Assistant Pam Janus
pam.janus@bellin.org
Licensed Athletic Trainer Chelsie Hogan
chelsie.hogan@bellin.org
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Personal Trainer
Jason Infusino 
jason.infusino@bellin.org
Radiology Technologist
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Mark Bake
mark.bake@bellincollege.edu
Lab Technician
Nurse
Dietician
Pharmacy Technician
Kelly Verhasselt 
kelly.verhasselt@bellin.org

Specific internship opportunities for students pursing a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, exercise science, or other related fields:

  • For students interested in going on to pursue a career in physical therapy, please click on this link: Kinesiology Internship Summary
  • For students interested in going on to pursue a career in strength and conditioning (CSCS) or fitness, please click on this link:  CSCS Internship Application            

Paid Summer Rehabilitation Aide

Bellin typically has job opening(s) for paid summer rehabilitation aide(s) each year. Please submit materials by December 15 for consideration. Phone and/or in-person interviews may also be required.

If you are interested in applying, please complete the following:

  1. Review the job description: Patient Admissions Rep Rehab Aide
  2. Submit Resume and Cover Letter to Daniel Krueger at krueger@bellin.org AND Shelly Schroeder at shelly.schroeder@bellin.org.

Pathways to Success

These documents provide a quick reference on the steps required to be successful in each healthcare profession. Click here to find your Pathway to Success.  

Graduate Students

Bellin Health is committed to providing superior clinical education of health professionals. Bellin provides clinical experiences and internships placements for hundreds of students each year, across a wide range of professions. Bellin Health has contracts in place with many educational institutions throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the rest of the United States.

If you are interested in completing a clinical experience or internship at Bellin, please discuss this with the appropriate faculty member of your graduate program first. Faculty at your school should be able to verify whether or not a contract is already in place between Bellin and your educational institution. If there IS a contract in place, your designated faculty member should initiate a request for clinical experience/internship placement on your behalf. If there is NOT a contract in place, your designated faculty member may contact the appropriate contact below to inquire into whether the placement is possible for the desired timeframe.

Physical Therapist Amethyst Messer
amethyst.messer@bellin.org
Occupational Therapist
Speech Language Pathologist
Pam Janus
pam.janus@bellin.org
Licensed Athletic Trainer Chelsie Hogan
chelsie.hogan@bellin.org
Dietician
Pharmacist
Kelly Verhasselt 
kelly.verhasselt@bellin.org
Physician (Family Practice or Sports Medicine)
Nurse Practitioner
Physician Assistant
Amy Treichel 
amy.treichel@bellin.org
High School Educators

Speaker Request

To request a speaker/presenter to come to your high school, please complete a Presentation Request Form.

HANDS ON HEALTHCARE

Bellin College has created a free, one-day experience in our Health Sciences Resource Center (HSRC) called Hands on Healthcare. Students spend the day rotating through stations practicing skills and techniques guided by Bellin College students, faculty and healthcare professionals. 

For more information on our Hands On Healthcare program, click here:

HANDS ON HEALTHCARE

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