St. Luke's Health System

Nurse Apprentice/SNAP Program - Critical Access

Nursing - C.N.A/CMA/LPN
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Clinical Support Unit Boise Hospital
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800 E Park Blvd, Boise, St. Luke's Plaza 4


St. Luke's is seeking qualified nursing students to join our SNAP program! 

The St. Luke's Nurse Apprenticeship Program (SNAP) experience is designed to provide a supportive, positive, acute care experience for students to apply critical thinking and nursing knowledge while functioning in the role of a nurse apprentice/intern. The purpose is to build relationships, gain knowledge and exposure to the benefits of a nursing career at St. Luke's Health System. 


Locations Available: 

Elmore, McCall, and Fruitland 


Time Commitment:

Full time: May 2024 - July 2024 (Program starts in May for 10-15 weeks dependent on school curriculum) 

Flex schedule: August 2024 – May 2025 (One shift a month)


Program requirements:

  • Completed junior year of a four-year accredited baccalaureate program in nursing OR completed the 1st year of an accredited ADN Program. 
  • Letter from the Idaho State Board of Nursing verifying eligibility. 
  • Current AHA Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers certificate.
  • 2 year commitment 

Career Pathing – Go from SNAP to STAR! 

Once you have completed your first year as a SNAP, your next opportunity would have you apply and move to our STAR Residency Program!  Join all our new graduate RNs in our year-long STAR Residency Program to help you transition from a student nurse to successfully taking a full patient load. 


Benefits – when you are full time.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision - Start the 1st of the month following your start date
  • Retirement plans (403b) - No vesting period!
  • Paid time off (Vacation, holidays and short-term disability)
  • Long term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Air St. Luke's
  • Healthy U wellness plan
  • Tuition/Certification Reimbursement & Scholarships
  • Adoption Reimbursement
  • and many more... 

Top 3 Awards and Accreditations! 

  • Boise Magnet designation for the 5th consecutive year! Adding us to an eligible group of hospitals who have been designated since 2001.
  • Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the US!
  • ACEN Accredited for our STAR nurse residency program. 

SNAP Recruiter: 

Sarah McLaughlin


Why St. Luke's

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.


About McCall

McCall is a scenic mountain town located in central Idaho, just two hours north of Boise. This small town of fewer than 3,000 year-round residents provides all the best in mountain living with fresh air, breathtaking vistas, and recreation opportunities right out your front door. Originally a logging community, McCall is now known for its Winter Carnival, extended winters and one of the highest average snowfalls in the state.  It’s a great place to live and work, and St. Luke’s is proud to be part of this close-knit, friendly community.


Learn more about what McCall has to offer you:

Payette Lake | Ski at Brundage | Ponderosa State Park | McCall Winter Carnival | McCall Golf | Hot Springs


About Mountain Home

With a close-knit, rural community of 15,000, Mountain Home lies on the eastern edge of a broad high-desert valley surrounded by vast acreages of public land. Lying a few miles east are the Boise National Forest, and the Danskin and Bennett Mountain Ranges, with peaks rising to over 8,000 feet. Located just 40 minutes southeast of Idaho’s capital city of Boise and home to Mountain Home Air Force Base, residents benefit from a cost of living roughly fifteen percent less than the national average. The city enjoys clean air, low crime rate and an abundance of recreational opportunities. 


Learn more about what Mountain Home has to offer you:

City of Mountain Home | Bruneau Dunes State Park | Fishing at C.J. Strike Reservoir | Anderson Ranch Reservoir | Desert Canyon Golf Course | Mountain Home Historical Museum | Sled the Trinities | Mtn Home Country Music Festival | Downtown Revitalization Plan


About Fruitland

Fruitland is a rural community of 5,000 just 45 minutes from Boise.  Famous for fruit orchards, rich farmland, and rugged scenery, Fruitland borders the Snake River as it splits Idaho and Oregon.  Known as the West Treasure Valley, the area is home to Treasure Valley Community College and the Four Rivers Cultural Center which honors the diverse heritage of the region: Native American, European, Basque, Japanese, and Hispanic.  Additionally, Fruitland offers a robust park and trail system, giving residents and visitors excellent access to outdoor activities. 


Learn more about what Fruitland has to offer you:

City of Fruitland | Four Rivers Cultural Center | Scotch Pines Golf | Snively Hot Springs



*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of 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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