Critical Care Nurse Residency (Boise/Nampa)

  • Saint Alphonsus
  • Boise, Idaho 83706, USA
  • Mar 08, 2021
Full time Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Employment Type:

Full time


12 Hour Night Shift



At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.

Are you interested in critical care?

If you're highly motivated, a self-starter, emotionally mature and able to think critically you may be a great fit for our residency program. We will test you, motivate you, and support you through this exciting journey. We are looking for the candidates with the best aptitude to be the next generation of critical care nurses.

Saint Alphonsus has developed Idaho's only critical care residency program which is recognized by the Idaho State Board of Nursing and meets the standards for Department of Labor's registered apprenticeships. All residents receive focused critical care education which includes didactic and hands-on learning philosophies over a 6 month period. Education expands the full spectrum of critical care conditions to include heart failure, sepsis, CRRT, hemodynamic monitoring, neuro-trauma/TBI and vasoactive medications. The teachings also include ethics, resiliency, and simulations. Our goal is to provide the necessary education, experience, and training for our nurses to feel competent when caring and responding to critically ill patients.


The next residency begins August 2021. 


This critical care residency will have 11 positions assigned to Boise Critical Care Units :

  • 3 position in Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
  • 3 position in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
  • 5 positions in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)


This critical care residency will have 3 positions assigned to Nampa Critical Care Units :

  • 3 positions in the Intensive Care Unit.


Application Requirements – due to the competitive nature and limited slots within the residency, candidates must complete the following requirements; otherwise your application is incomplete.

  • Submit an online job application via Workday.
  • Application deadline for all applicants is March 28, 2021.
  • Interviews will be held April 9, 2021.
  • Complete a reference request (this will be emailed to you by a recruiter). References must be able to speak to your character, clinical/academic aptitude, and current or past job performances.
  • Complete unit rankings here.
  • Complete Short Answer Question in 500 words or less: "Why should Saint Alphonsus invest in you as a future critical care nurse?"
  • Email your response to the question above to


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited nursing school (ACEN or CCNE)
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthCare Provider (BLS/HCP) certification
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS) certification required within one year of hire


**For additional questions contact Chris Skidmore, Nurse Recruiter at (208) 367-7894 or


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Cardiac Nursing, Critical Care Nursing, CVICU RN