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Nursing Assistant Training Program - Non-Certified - Saint Luke's Health System

  • Nursing Assistant and Nursing Support
  • Full Time

Job Description​

Saint Luke’s Health System Nursing Assistant Training Program is now accepting applications for its Non-Certified Nursing Assistant positions. This is a great opportunity for non-certified nursing assistants/patient care techs with experience.  We are providing a longer training period so candidates with no healthcare experience looking for a career as a nursing assistant can also apply.

As part of your orientation you will go through a six-week program – which offers paid training, as well as an hourly wage.  This provides a chance at a new career for individuals seeking an entry-level position in health care as a nursing assistant, and an opportunity to make a difference. The six-week program is part of a blended approach to learning, which contains didactic training, eLearnings, simulation and clinical experience. Requirement to work full time hours during the first 6 weeks.

Weeks one and two will be in-person classroom-based training. Weeks three and four will consist of clinical time spent at a SLHS hospital on designated units with a clinical instructor. Weeks five and six will be spent on their home unit, finalizing competencies and orientation with a success coach.

After training, nursing assistants will work either Day Shift Hours 6:45 AM - 7:45 PM or Night Shift Hours 6:45 PM - 7:15 AM. There is also weekend and holiday requirements.

We appreciate our Nursing Assistants’ hard work and understand the important role they play in healthcare and offer a variety of career advancement and education reimbursement options to support you in your career growth. 


  • Providing patient care under the direction and supervision of an RN or LPN.
  • Performing direct and indirect patient care tasks.
  • Providing assistance with activities of daily living and care such as bathing, hygiene, elimination and toileting, nutrition, feeding, hydration, ambulation and positioning.
  • Anticipating the patient’s family needs in a proactive fashion.
  • Individualizing and modifying care according to the patient’s needs.
  • Collaborating with other health care team members to enhance the provision of patient care.
  • Supporting patient safety and satisfaction by performing regular patient rounds on the nursing unit and effectively communicating with all team members while providing excellent customer service.

Being a part of our team of Nursing Assistants means that you get to be a part of a team that treats our patients and each other with respect and kindness.  You will join a team that preserves the dignity of our patients and provides individualized care with a vision of being “The Best Place to Get Care.  The Best Place to Give Care”. 


  • Health, Vision and Dental
  • Leave of Absence, PTO, Extended Sick Leave, and various Welfare plans
  • Paid hourly rate for the duration of the program
  • $17.50 / hour
  • Flex Savings Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Various  other Voluntary Benefits Available
  • Retirement Options
  • Career Growth Potential
  • Tuition and Continuing Education Assistance

This posting is for candidates who are interested in opportunities at any of the following Kansas City area hospitals: 

  • Saint Luke's Hospital - Kansas City, MO 
  • Saint Luke's East Hospital - Lee's Summit, MO 
  • Saint Luke's North Hospital - Kansas City, MO 
  • Saint Luke's South Hospital - Overland Park, KS 

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross

Job Details

Full Time

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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