Nurse Apprentice -Nurse Externship Opportunity

Nursing - Graduates/Apprentices
Various Departments at Various Units
Position Type
Work Schedule
Location Name
Twin Falls
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St Luke's Temporary Summer Nurse Extern program is an excellent way to gain critical thinking skills and nursing knowledge while working on summe break!


Temporary summer nursing extern position for students actively enrolled in a BSN program who have completed a Nursing Fundamentals course and have obtained the designation of Nurse Apprentice from the Idaho State Board of Nursing. The position is available to eligible candidates who are interested in a nursing career at St. Luke's Magic Valley upon graduation.

The nurse extern experience is designed to provide a supportive, positive, acute care experience for BSN students to apply critical thinking and nursing knowledge while functioning in the role of a nurse apprentice.  The purpose is to build relationships, gain knowledge and exposure to the benefits of a nursing career at SLMV. 

The Nurse Apprentice is responsible for assisting the Registered Nurse to provide patient care within the scope of an unlicensed assistive personnel.

To be accepted for the nurse externship, you must have:

  • Completed at least the first year of a four-year accredited baccalaureate program in nursing.
  • A letter from the Idaho State Board of Nursing verifying qualifications to function as a Nurse Apprentice.
  • A current Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers certificate of completion which must not expire before August 2018.
  • A letter of recommendation from a nursing professor indicating a satisfactory academic record.


In addition, you must be interested in pursuing a permanent position at St. Luke’s Magic Valley upon graduation.



Nurse Apprentice (Temporary Summer position) Starts May 29th, 2018 and Ends August 4th, 2018



Program is available in the following units: Medical, IP Surgical, Cardiopulmonary, ED, Mother and Baby, ICU/IMCU, Peds and NICU.   


Join a team where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Picture yourself here!


St. Luke’s Magic Valley is a beautiful new 224-bed, 700,000 sq. foot not-for-profit health care facility featuring all private rooms. Built in 2011 our state-of-the-art facility serves an eight-county region in South Central Idaho and Northern Nevada. At St. Luke’s Magic Valley you truly can enjoy the best the west has to offer! Conveniently located within a short drive to world renowned ski resorts, hiking trails, the beautiful Sawtooth Mountains; and the Snake River Valley; it’s no wonder that Twin Falls is called the Magic Valley.  Affordable housing, a low cost of living, and a strong sense of community add to the benefits of Twin Falls. Discover St. Luke’s Magic Valley boundless career potential and Twin Falls’ unsurpassed quality of life!



#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 


*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity  employer without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.



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