Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Akron General. We are dedicated to making your clinical time with us both enjoyable and educational. Please take a moment to read a brief overview of our Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Rotations entirely.

Please note: We are unable to accept incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline below.

Nursing Hiring Event

We are seeking RNs for our Medical, Surgical and Telemetry specialties including Neurology, Cardiology, Orthopedics, Ob/Gyn and Psychiatry.

Date: Monday, November 5
Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Location: Cleveland Clinic Akron General - Eva P. Craig Auditorium
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, OH

If you’re a new graduate or experienced registered nurse who has a desire to grow your career and work with some of the best in your field, Cleveland Clinic Akron General is the place to be. Discover what it’s like to practice in a dynamic setting using the latest technologies while providing compassionate, leading-edge care.

Along with an exciting healthcare career, our caregivers receive competitive wages, comprehensive benefits and continuing education opportunities.

You will learn more about our opportunities and will have time to speak with some of our nursing directors. Attire is business professional. Please bring at least two copies of your resume.

Interviews will be given in hour-long time slots, either 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. Please make sure to choose your time slot when you register.

Learn More and Register

Prerequisites for Participation

Akron General Health System accepts students who have an active unencumbered Ohio Registered Nursing License and an affiliation with an Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Graduate Program.

Students must be in good academic standing at their parent school and must have their school’s approval to participate in the desired experience. Additionally, the school must provide proof of a current background check; the student is current on immunizations and has been vaccinated for influenza and/or willing to comply with institutional requirements if not vaccinated.

An APRN program must have an affiliation agreement with Akron General before students can be considered and accepted from that program.

Application Information

Completion of an Online Application is required. The link to the application is found below. It is against Akron General policy to contact any Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians or Physician Assistants to make practicum arrangements directly.

You must complete one application for each clinical experience requested. The application must be electronically filled out completely and an appropriate faculty member or school representative sign before the student may be accepted. This also includes Online Learning Modules through Akron General's Human Resources Department. Please also submit a current resume or CV with your application.

If you have any questions regarding the application process please call the Department of Advance Practice Nursing (APN) at 330.344.7713.


Each school calendar is unique; the application deadlines are as follows. If your clinical rotation would be during this time frame, your application must be received by the deadline. EXCEPTIONS WILL NOT BE MADE

  • 2018 dates coming soon

Due to limited clinical slots available, Akron General has the right to limit the number of clinical experiences per student. Completion of an application does not guarantee acceptance.


Once your rotation has been approved by the Department of Advanced Practice Nursing, you will be sent a electronic letter via email at the using your school email address provided on your application. This letter will have all the details for your rotation such as dates and times of rotation, specifics of your preceptor, Student ID Badge and parking arrangements. Please be sure to read the letter in its entirety. All letters will be sent within five working days of the deadlines listed above.

End of Rotation

At the end of your rotation you must return your student badge to the Department of Advanced Practice Nursing. You will also be sent an email with a survey of your rotation at Akron General.

Pearls of Practice Symposium

Pearls of Practice Symposium

Advance Practice Professional Symposium
Pearls of Practice

Friday, September 28, 2018
7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Cleveland Clinic Akron General
1 Akron General Ave., Akron, OH 44307
Conference Center Auditorium

Register for this event. 

For more information, or for questions, contact Erin Lepley at 330.344.7713 or LepleyE@ccf.org.

The Cleveland Clinic Akron General Pearls of Practice symposium will feature experts and cover topics including:

  • Shared Medical Appointments
  • Introducing Nutrition in Your Office for the Non-Dietitian
  • Law
  • Opioids in the Palliative Setting
  • Difficult Patients Diagnosis and Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • ACS/CAD and Treatments and Interventions

Lunch will be provided.


  • Cleveland Clinic employees: $50
  • Non-employees: $65
  • Students and retired individuals: $35

Registration costs cover course materials, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks. Payment is due in full by September 14. There will be no refunds after September 21.

Disclosure: Lectures will be emailed to the registrant and the registrant will be responsible for printing if desired. No hard copies of the lectures will be provided.

Cleveland Clinic Akron General is approved with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurse Association an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (OBN-001-91).