Any idea why Apple is hiring Nurses/EMTs?

Rogifan

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Apple currently has three job openings for Nurses and one for an EMT. What would this be for? Future versions of Watch or some other wearable they're working on?
 

maflynn

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I've worked a number of employers that have a nurses. I'd not read too much into that I suppose.
 

mojolicious

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The Spaceship is expected to house around 14,000 Apple staff so obviously it would need a fairly sizeable on-site medical facility, but I'd have thought the most usual solution would be to contract out the setup, staffing and running of such a service to Quacks'r'Us Inc.
 

Rogifan

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Perhaps the new spaceship campus will have its own infirmary.
This is one of the job descriptions. All are listed under the function hardware engineering. Makes me wonder if it's related to Watch or some other wearables Apple is working on.

https://jobs.apple.com/us/search#specs&ss=Nurse&t=1&so=&pN=0&openJobId=44052698
Nurse
  • Job Number: 44052698
  • Santa Clara Valley, California, United States
  • Posted: Nov. 2, 2015
  • Weekly Hours: 40.00
Job Summary
Apple is looking for a registered nurse to apply their professional assessment and evaluations skills in a position performing stress tests and recording measurements.

Key Qualifications
  • Candidates must be able to work independently and excel in a dynamic, hands-on, cross-functional and creative corporate environment.
  • Ideal candidates will possess an energetic and passionate personality with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and excel at stress management and time management.
  • This position requires strengths in interfacing between clinical and engineering staff.
Description
•Screen and prepare individuals for various procedures. •Monitor and assess individuals during exercise activities, to include (but not limited to) ECG interpretation. •Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. •Protect individuals by adhering to infection-control policies and procedures during equipment prep/sterilization. •Assist with developing safety procedures for exposure to various environments. •Collaborate and consult with staff to optimize safety. •Identify and respond to urgent or life-threatening situations. •Document relevant health information, observations, and measurements by charting in individual and department records. •Ensure operation of data collection equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; maintaining equipment inventories. •Maintain healthcare and lab supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; using equipment and supplies to accomplish job results. •Maintain an active working knowledge of professional publications and current standards.

Education
Diploma/certificate, associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Additional Requirements
Must hold a California state nursing license and pass NCLEX-RN. Relevant experience in corporate health and/or consumer product usability evaluation preferred. Previous Apple experience preferred.