Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science (BLNS) has sent 4th-year students to do their internships in the Nursing Leadership and Management course at the Piyavate Hospital for several years. The students’ performances showed administrators of this hospital their high potential during their practicum. Currently, there are five AU nursing graduates working in the international units of Bangpakok-Piyavate Hospital Group.
On January 17, 2023, Dr. Chareong Chandrakamol, M.D, President of Bangpakok-Piyavate Hospital Group made an appointment to meet Rev. Bro. Dr. Bancha Saenghiran, President of Assumption University of Thailand (AU) on January 31, 2023, in order to discuss and exchange ideas for strengthening relations. Dr. Chareong assured the President that this Hospital Group would recruit nursing graduates of the academic year 2022. The graduates will work as full-time employees of Bangpakok-Piyavate Hospital Group.
On January 31, 2023, Dr. Chareong and her team consisting of Ms. Duangkamol Saitep, Nursing Director and Quality Development Division Manager; Ms. Ratana Akaramingmongkol, Associate Director of Bangkakok 3 Hospital; Mr. Sirorote Matemanosak, Chief Human Resources of Bangpakok-Piyavate Hospital Group visited AU accompanied by Mr. Wacharanont Dolorfino, AU alumnus who graduated from Bernadette de Lourdes School of Nursing Science (BLNS), an Assistant to President of Bangpakok Hospital Group and DM Foot Center Manager.
On this special occasion, Dr. Pimsiri Bhusiri, Dean of BLNS; Dr. Phat Prapawichar, Associate Dean of BLNS; faculty members of BLNS; Mr. Ronachai Homchantr, Director, Office of Human Resource Management; Mr. Thitapat Watchalapong, Deputy Director, Office of Human Resource Management gave a warm welcome to Guests of honor. During the visit, there was a small meeting covering future collaboration between BLNS and Bangpakok-Piyavate Hospital Group. Mr. Wacharanont said that “the knowledge and experiences gained from BLNS helped him solve many problems during Covid-19”.
Dr. Chareong also mentioned that “AU nursing graduates have unique characteristics, such as leadership, critical thinking, and assertiveness.”
Currently, the Hospital Group as expanded many of its units, they plan to recruit more graduates from School of Nursing Science, and other schools, such as School of Business, School of Arts, and School of Biotechnology in order to be suitable for supporting the increasing number of service users.