Nurse aides in short supply: HMC launches new training program aimed at recruitment

  • Photo courtesy Hilo Medical Center Angie Kanae, left, Nurse Aide Training Program Coordinator, and Keisha Ebanez, Nurse Aide in the Emergency Department, demonstrating the use of the vital signs monitor.

  • Photo courtesy Hilo Medical Center Angie Kanae, left, Nurse Aide Training Program coordinator, and Keisha Ebanez, nurse aide in the Emergency Department, demonstrating the use of the vital signs monitor.

The Healthcare Association of Hawaii identified nurse aides as the most vacant position in the medical field statewide.