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Kaleida Health
Corporate Office
726 Exchange Street
Buffalo, NY 14210

Professional Development

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Kaleida Health invests in its employees in order to insure they are ready to be the workforce of the future. For example, in 2008, Kaleida Health invested over $11.8 million in staff training development programs. Opportunities include staff and leadership development classes, tuition reimbursement, and scholarship programs.

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Currently, there are over 1,740 courses currently available to Kaleida Health employees. The training and education opportunities range from computer training to customer service and communication skills, to clinical education.

All employees have access to the Kaleida Health Talent Management system, on the Kaleida Health intranet to manage and track required training and elective courses. In the future, the system will include the ability to create individual career development plans, and to track the training and preparation required to complete that plan.

“Employer-union cooperation and regional partnerships characterize many diverse educational programs that assure qualified workers for the jobs of tomorrow.”
—Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2010

Learn more about leadership opportunitiesLeadership Development

Newly hired managers participate in a 90-day “On Boarding” program. The program is designed to assist managers in developing their skills and strategies to become effective leaders.

In addition to In-house training, Kaleida Health also partners with local universities to offer educational development programs.

Learn more about leadership training opportunities

Nurse and patient imageKaleida Scholars

Kaleida Health offers scholarship opportunities for those wishing to pursue higher education degrees in critically needed health care professions at an accredited institution. Kaleida Health employees, family members and even non-Kaleida affiliated individuals may apply.

Learn more about the scholars program

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Personal Story

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Shannon Bell is just one member of the Kaleida Health family who received her nursing degree as part of the Scholars Program.

Read Shannon's story

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Tuition Reimbursement

Eligible employees are able to receive tuition reimbursement through the Educational Assistance Program. As part of the employee benefits package, job-related and compatible courses that increase confidence in present jobs or prepare for advancement to more responsible positions qualify.

Learn more about tuition reimbursement (for employees only)

Strategic Communication TeamEducational Partnerships

Kaleida Health establishes educational partnerships to help build the pipeline of future healthcare employees, clinicians and nurses.

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“Health services is the field where retirements are looming in the largest numbers, these fields tend to be more attractive to younger workers as evidenced by the thousands of college graduates that emerge each year with degrees in these fields.”
—Buffalo Niagara Labor Market Assessment 2010