Clinical Nursing Assistant Trainee

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Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 152875-1A
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2020
Category: Clinical Support

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Job Description

Welcome To

Beverly & Addison Gilbert Hospitals are part of Lahey Health, a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Here at Beverly & Addison Gilbert Hospitals, we are invested in your career. If you have aspirations to someday become a nurse or a clinician in nutrition, physical therapy, or respiratory therapy, please consider applying for our Clinical Nursing Assistant Trainee position.

Through this opportunity, you will attend 2.5 weeks of free education (50 hours of classroom and 25 hours of skills) to prepare you to work as a Clinical Associate on an inpatient unit at our hospitals. 

Training will take place under the direction of a nursing assistant trainer, allowing you to learn the essential functions and behaviors to provide patient care support on an inpatient nursing unit. You will have the opportunity to build a new skill set and assume a direct patient care support role at the hospital. 

Qualified applicants will be considered based on current Clinical Associate openings and interviewed by the hiring nurse manager who is responsible for the hiring decision. Schedules and shifts will be determined during the interview process prior to the start of the training program. During training, you will be paid at the trainee hourly rate. Upon successful completion of training you will begin working on the unit as a Clinical Associate. 

Scheduled Hours

Program Length: 2.5 weeks

Program Hours: 50 classroom (9am – 3:30pm) and 25 clinical (7:30am – 2pm) for a total of 75 hours

Upon completion of the program, must be able to work as a Clinical Associate at a part-time (24-32 hrs/wk) or full-time (36-40 hrs/wk) status for a minimum of 18-24 months.

Upcoming Training Sessions:

  • November 11th – November 27th

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 90 days from start.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team for safety and quality reasons.
  • Internal applicants must be in good standing and have completed at least 6 months in current position in order to apply.