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Kaleida Health Patient Care Assistant - Student Nurse in Buffalo, New York


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14030 - BGH Nursing Floats

Job Description:

A Patient Care Assistant, Student Nurse is an unlicensed assistive provider of nursing care to patients at Kaleida Health. Provides routine nursing care to patients in a hospital setting and performs other duties, as assigned. Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Work is performed in accordance with the policies and regulations of local, state, and federal authorities, as well as accepted standards of practice.



Buffalo General Medical Center


Emily Carver

Minimum or Preferred Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required. Current status as RN student in an accredited nursing program. Completion of one clinical nursing rotation. Basic Life Support required. A graduate nurse may be placed into this position temporarily after NCLEX failure providing satisfactory employee status until successful NCLEX results. Graduate nurse who has been employed in good standing but unsuccessful in NYS Board exam. May be temporarily placed in this position until successful completion of exam.

For non-clinical positions and nursing support positions, internal and external applicants must have the core competencies and sufficient work experience to perform in the per diem position for which they are applying.


Per Diem



Scheduled Work Hours:


Salary Range:

$18.12-$24.27 per hour Wage will be determined based on factors such as candidate's experience, qualifications, internal equity, and any applicable collective bargaining agreement.




Patient Care Assistant - Student Nurse

Union Code:

08 - SEIU 1199 BGH Service Workers

Bi-Weekly Hours:


Weekend/ Holiday Requirement:

Weekend and/or Holiday Scheduling Required

Key Words:

PCA, PCA Student Nurse

Sign-on Bonus Eligible:

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kaleida Health is committed to diversity and believes our workforce is strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences.

Kaleida Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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