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Nursing Assistant Careers

Saint Luke’s nursing assistants are essential to our mission of compassionate care. Make a career out of helping others.


Start Your Career at Saint Luke’s

Saint Luke’s is committed to finding the most dedicated and compassionate nurses. You can apply for a nursing assistant position at Saint Luke’s whether you:

  • Have nursing assistant or patient care tech experience.
  • Have no experience but are interested in starting a career in health care.

For new hires with little or no prior experience, we offer a six-week, full-time, paid on-the-job training program to prepare you for your nursing assistant career. 

Wherever you are in your career, you’ll be positioned for success at Saint Luke’s working in a collaborative environment with professional, experienced staff.

As a Saint Luke’s nursing assistant, you can expect:

  • Competitive pay and benefits, commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Partnerships with nursing and NA preceptors to help you grow confident in your area
  • Opportunities to enhance your hands-on clinical skills and advance your career

What Does a Nursing Assistant Do?

Nursing assistants are invaluable to the patient experience. Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting patients with daily living tasks such as feeding, bathing, and moving around
  • Collaborating with other health care team members to personalize and enhance the patient experience
  • Responding to and anticipating the needs of patients’ family members

Paid On-the-Job Training

Saint Luke’s has developed a full-time, six-week, paid training program to equip entry-level nursing assistants with the knowledge and skills they need for the job. 

The program encompasses both classroom work and hands-on training at Saint Luke’s hospitals, culminating in full, supervised shifts. No college degree required.

Note: This program will prepare you for jobs within Saint Luke’s that do not require certification. Certification is required at our residential living facilities and for nursing assistants at our regional hospitals.

Education Assistance Program

Continuing education is vital at all levels of health care. Through Saint Luke’s Educational Assistance Program, we offer generous support for continuing education costs. Employees can receive reimbursement for tuition, enrollment and registration fees, and required books or other materials for:

  • Seminars/webinars
  • Conferences, symposiums, and workshops
  • Approved health care-related coursework

Career Navigators

From day one, you will have access to a Career Navigator who will help you discover your strengths and develop a plan for success during your career with Saint Luke’s.

Contact Our NA Recruiter

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