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Student Placement

**If there are any missing items OR if items are out of order, you will NOT be considered.**

These placements are only for the facilities in the Northern California Greater Southern Alameda Area located in Fremont, San Leandro, Hayward and Union City.

  • All students must be represented by an affiliated school and program which has a signed contract on file with the Northern California Kaiser Permanente Regional Office.
  • All externships must go through the Kaiser Permanente Placement Coordinator.
  • Department Managers must agree to accommodate the student placement.
  • Students must submit required paperwork, immunization records, supporting documents, and online training certificates of completion prior to externship starting.
  • Submitting incomplete, illegible or old documentation may delay the placement process so allow sufficient time for your paperwork to be processed
  • Make sure what you’re submitting is easy to read and that you’re sending a complete packet.
  • To protect your personal health information we request you submit your paperwork by fax or using a secure email.
  • For more information about steps in our process review this diagram.
  • To check that your packet is complete review the checklist for your location:
    Inpatient Checklist Clinical-RN | Outpatient Clinical Checklist
  • For assistance on accessing or replying to a secure message please review this job aide.
  • General Student Placement Phone: 510-675-6844 Fax: 510-675-6673
    Inpatient Nursing Rotations Phone: 510-675-5530 Fax: 510-675-5535

Student Placement Process

6-8 weeks before your desired start date

  1. Placement Request submitted: Outpatient Clinical Student Placement Request Sheet
  2. Additional information may be requested
  • School certificate of insurance
  • Objectives of externship
  • Preceptor requirements
  • Student resume

After being notified that placement will be accommodated

  1. Submit student information for building NUID Inpatient Nursing Rotation School Roster or Student Information Sheet

4-6 weeks before your desired start date submit

  1. Affiliated School Checklist for Students
  2. Immunization records requested on the Affiliated School Checklist. If you have tested positive for TB in the past, please complete the TB Symptom Questionnaire.
  3. Attestation Packet
  4. Documentation requested on the Affiliated School Checklist
  5. KP Learn – Online Certificates of Completion:
    Clinical-RNClinical-Non-RN | Non-Clinical
  6. Additional Hard Copy training documents required – Copies will be supplied by Student Placement
  7. Department Specific Safety Training to be completed on first day of clinical rotation.

After you submit your student placement paperwork the file will be reviewed. You’ll be notified if additional paperwork is needed.

Prior to your first day of externship review and print out as needed

  1. Department Orientation
  2. Security Badge Request

Additional Information – KP Learn

Additional Information – Parking Handouts

Additional Information – Security Handouts

General Student Placement Phone: 510-675-6844 Fax: 510-675-6673

Inpatient Nursing Rotations Phone: 510-675-5530 Fax: 510-675-5535