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Student Nurse Program

You’re considering a career in nursing because you’ve been called to help others. At Parkview, we want to help you fulfill that calling. As a leading healthcare provider in northeast Indiana, Parkview has everything you need to be inspired, explore and embrace a career in nursing.

Below are the positions available in the Parkview Student Nurse Program. Discover the best option for you as you plan your career path.

INSPIRE: Student Nurse Assistant (STNA)

This position is a great option for high school students (ages 17 and older) or others with no clinical experience who are interested in pursuing a nursing degree.

  • Works directly with a Parkview Nurse Mentor to assist in patient care
  • Given the opportunity to apply therapeutic communication and basic clinical care skills
  • Paid position with flexible hours to assist with school schedule
EXPLORE: Student Nurse Technician (STNT)

The STNT position is for students who are already enrolled in a nursing program and have completed the first fundamentals clinical.

  • Works directly with a Parkview Nurse Mentor to deliver a variety of high quality, basic patient care services that meet the needs of our patients
  • Receives training on safe patient handling, injury prevention and communication to enhance the patient experience
  • Assists Nurse Mentor in helping patients with personal care, bathing, toileting and safe mobility Given opportunities to work with Nurse
  • Mentors on different specialty units to find the student’s desired workplace as a nurse
  • Paid position with flexible hours to assist with school schedule
EMBRACE: Student Nurse Apprentice (SNAP)

A Student Nurse Apprenticeship is intended to help last-year BSN and last-semester ASN students prepare for and transition into practice as a registered nurse.

  • Serves under the direct supervision of a Parkview Nurse Preceptor to care for all age groups within the Standard of Care set by Parkview Health and the Indiana Nurse Practice Act
  • Attends Jumpstart and Onboarding during SNAP transition — ensuring readiness to orient to chosen area of practice by the time of graduation and passing of NCLEX
  • Attends the Hurst NCLEX review provided by Parkview Health
  • Paid position with flexible hours to assist with school schedule

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Why choose the Parkview Student Nurse Program?

  • Flexibility
    Going to school out of the region? You can plan your schedule based on when you’re home, or on nights, weekends, holidays and breaks. And, because you work when your nurse mentor/preceptor works, you can plan your schedule around theirs. Day or night shifts are available.
  • Compensation
    All positions include competitive pay rates as you learn the ins and outs of nursing through one-on-one mentorship with a registered nurse.
  • Culture
    Become a part of the Parkview family! Discover our culture of caring and our commitment to delivering excellent care to every person, every day.
  • Opportunity
    Work with and learn one-on-one with nurses who are part of a nationally recognized, Magnet-status health system. These programs provide 24+ hours of training before being on the medical floor. This includes 16 hours of clinical training with instructors before being on the assigned floor.

Additional program details

Quarterly Student Nurse Chats
These chats involve all groups – Student Nurse Assistants, Student Nurse Technicians, and Student Nurse Apprentices. At these quarterly chats, coworkers will discuss various topics from resume building/writing, school and studying tips, NCLEX advice and self-care.

Training schedule (occurs every two weeks):

  • Monday
    New Hire Orientation (virtual)

  • Tuesday
    Patient Care Essentials - PEC: 8 a.m. - noon
    CPR training - PEC: 1 - 5 p.m.

  • Wednesday
    Patient Care Essentials - PEC: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Thursday
    Patient Care Essentials - PEC: 9 a.m. - noon
    EPIC training - PEC: 1 - 4 p.m.

  • Friday
    Student Nurse Orientation - PEC: 9 a.m. - noon
    Clinical Orientation - Hospital Unit: 1 - 4 p.m.

  • Tuesday
    Clinical at hospital: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday
    Clinical at hospital: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

To learn more about this program, contact:

Mary Hunt, supervisor, Parkview Student Nurse Program