Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can you mail me more information about your company?
This Internet site covers all the information in our packets. It is a much better source of information about our company. Return to our Home page or use the search function for links to find the information you seek.
2. Do you have any summer or winter break jobs for high school or college students?
We curently do not offer any job programs specifically for high school or college students during the summer or other break periods.
3. Do you have work opportunities for nursing (RN) students?
For nursing students enrolled in the University of Hawaii at Manoa, employment opportunity is available through the University's Co-op Program. Interested nursing students should contact the Co-op office or their academic advisor.
Nursing school students who are enrolled in other nursing school programs can apply for the Summer Student Nurse Intern Program held between June and August each year. Nursing school students currently enrolled in a state accredited nursing program who have completed at least two (2) semesters including all basic Nursing Fundamentals courses and at least 2 clinical rotations in an acute care setting can apply for our 9-week paid clinical internship. Information and application for this program is available on our website in January of the program year.
4. Do you have internships, residency or post-graduate fellowships for students of college professional programs such as public relations, pharmacy or psychology?
Generally, our departments that offer internship or residency opportunities coordinate selection and placement through graduate and post-graduate programs of select colleges. Interested students should seek further information from their school career guidance center or academic advisor.
5. Do you offer internships or career shadowing for high school or college students?
We currently do not offer a program for internships or career shadowing. Students interested in attaining experience in our hospital are encouraged to participate in our year-round volunteer program.
6. Do you have internships, residency or post-graduate fellowships for foreign students?
We currently do not offer programs for foreign students. We suggest that interested international students contact the University of Hawaii System, The East-West Center, Hawaii Pacific University, University of Phoenix, or Chaminade University.
7. Are you accepting applications from foreign Nurses (RN)?
We currently are accepting applications from all Nurses who have passed the NCLEX (U.S. nursing exam), qualify for Hawaii Licensure and are eligible for employment in the U.S. under NAFTA. International RN's are welcome to apply online for staff RN positions they are interested in. We have a special interest in Registered Nurses trained and qualified for Critical Care and Surgery. (must scrub and circulate)
8. Do you have any vacancies for M.D.'s?
The majority of our physicians are in private practice and have privileges to admit patients to our facilities. A few Medical Directors in specialty areas are employed and recruitment for such positions are conducted through our Medical Services Division.
9. How much do you pay for (various) jobs?
Generally, our rates for various jobs are comparable to U.S. national averages. Salaries for jobs are subject to several factors including type of job, educational & credential requirements, and responsibility & accountability level. Individual salary offers are determined with consideration for relevant job experience. Therefore, pay rates vary and specifics are discussed at the time that employment is offered.
10. Do you have summer or winter break jobs for pre-med or medical school students?
We do not have any job programs specifically for premed or medical school students during the summer or other break periods.
11. How do I apply for clinical rotations or residency programs?
Participation in clinical rotation at The Queen's Medical Center is possible only through an affiliated university teaching program; i.e. The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. For medical students who are interested in clinical rotations, please direct inquiries to the John A. Burns School of Medicine.
For inquiries about the Residency programs, please direct inquires to the Hawaii Residency Program.
12. How do I find out about volunteering or "Candy Stripe" opportunity?
Our volunteer page has information on all of our volunteering programs.