SHA Eligibility and Onboarding Requirements

SHA Applicants meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Be a full-time CSB and SJU student during 2021-2022 academic year
  • Participating in a Pre-Health Program or long-term of goals of working in the health field.
    • Nursing majors are not eligible for SHA as it conflicts with their program clinical requirements. 
  • Commit to a minimum of 12 hours/month in the Emergency Department
  • While in the Emergency Department, must complete the minimum number of required research surveys per month (determined on a semesterly basis).
  • Participate in all training and team meetings.
  • Be a positive and professional ambassador for CSB and SJU.
If selected for the program, all SHAs must complete the following onboarding requirements:
  • Complete CentraCare’s volunteer screening process which includes: successful background check, drug panel screening, providing immunization history, and completing the TB skin test by July 15. Students should be aware that the background check and drug test may have a cost associated with it.
  • Complete CentraCare’s online training modules between August 10 and your first shift in the ETC.
  • Attend SHA Orientation with program advisors and SHA leads during early Fall semester.
  • Attend Emergency Trauma Center Training Session with CentraCare staff.
  • Train with one of the SHA leads on how to conduct research and survey patients. 
College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Lindsey Gunnerson Gutsch
Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholars
Experience Hub
CSB Clemens A116
[email protected]