Nursing Clinical Placement

Welcome to OHSU!

Welcome to OHSU and thank you for choosing us for your clinical placement!


As the State's only health and research university, OHSU brings together education, research, patient care, and community service. Your experience at OHSU will provide you with tremendous learning opportunities. We are excited about playing a part in your nursing education.

This site is designed for non-OHSU nursing students. To ensure that students are properly orientated to OHSU policies and procedures, please contact your school coordinator or the Student Placement Coordinator at OHSU () for more information on placement and requirements.

OHSU Organizational Effectiveness provides many services, including:

  • Coordinates new employee orientation
  • Provides EpicCare training
  • Delivers mandatory education
  • Provides ANCC contact hours
  • Coordinates student placement for contracted schools


The Student Placement Coordinator provides the following services:

  • Oversees all nursing student placements
  • Keeps the Student Max placements accurate
  • Approves placements for re-entry and out-of-state students
  • Communicates training, education and processes required before starting the clinical placement