Nurse Apprentice - Ortho Med/Surg Part Time - Military Veterans

at HCA Human Resources, LLC
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Idaho Falls, ID


SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Part-time

Student Nurse Apprentice

Part Time

3 (12 hour work shifts per 2 week pay period)


The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) includes a full-service hospital with 318 patient beds. It serves as the region’s healthcare hub, serving southeast Idaho, western Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park and parts of Montana.  EIRMC is home to a Level II Trauma Center, a Level 1 ICU (of only two in Idaho), and the only Burn Center in the state of Idaho. Our ER is the most experienced in the region. The hospital's other specialty services include the region's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit capable of caring for babies born as early as 22 weeks gestation; the region’s only Pediatric Intensive Unit, the largest heart program in the region, a Behavioral Health Center which is a74-bed Joint Commission accredited psychiatric hospital  and the region’s only Primary Stroke Center.


EIRMC is part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country – offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and EIRMC are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and our colleagues.


The largest medical facility in the region, Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) is a modern, Joint Commission-accredited, 330-bed full-service hospital located in Idaho Falls.  Idaho Falls offers a rich variety of outdoor activities with Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Jackson, WY and Sun Valley all within a short drive from our hospital. 



You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professional like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community!


NOTE:  An assessment (that takes about 20 minutes to complete) will be automatically sent to you when you have applied for this position (unless you have completed it when applying for a previous similar type position).  Please look for it in your email and complete immediately as to not impede the processing of your application


Unit Assignment:  Ortho - Med/Surg


Job Responsibilities: 


*This Student Nurse Apprentice is responsible for providing basic nursing care, communicating and reporting essential information to the Registered Nurse. 


*This position may perform all functions approved by the Board of Nursing for unlicensed assistive personnel as set forth in the rules of the Board of Nursing for the State of Idaho.  


*Responsible for performing activities of daily living, which includes baths, peri-care and oral care. 


*Assists with toileting needs. 


*Obtains and records vital signs, weights, I&Os, pulse oximetry, and blood glucoses, reporting results outside defined parameters to licensed nurses in a timely manner.


In addition, the Student Nurse Apprentice, under the direction of a Registered Nurse may:


·    Provide hemovac care.

·    Catheterize patients using straight catheter.

·    Check for circulation, sensation and movement.

·    Change non-sterile/sterile dressings

·    May apply ostomy appliances.

·    May discontinue peripheral IV catheter.

·    Provide urinary drainage foley catheter care.

·    May remove sutures, staples under direct supervision of RN.

·    May suction oral, nasal, pharyngeal passages; no tracheal suctioning.

·    May administer gastrostomy feedings through an established tube.

·    May document interventions and patient’s response to care

·    May assess Homan’s sign under direct supervision of RN.


Benefits and Compensation:


We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include:




*Medical and Dental

*Flex spending, life, disability

*Employee Discount Program

*Employee Stock Purchase

*Tuition reimbursement

*Student loan repayment


We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


  • Certificate from the State Board of Nursing to practice as a Nurse Apprentice.
  • American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification (Offered in New Hire Orientation)

*Note - Do you have a student nurse apprentice certificate issued by the State of Idaho Board of Nursing?  

If yes - please attach a PDF or JPEG of it to your application.

If not - email me at and request an Student Nurse Apprentice Application.  I will send it to you and when you have the certificate apply for the position.


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Idaho Falls, ID

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