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Student Nurses

Student Nurse Opportunities

Looking to get a leg up on clinical skills?

The Kaleida Health Nursing Network has an opportunity that’s right for you – whether you have already completed a clinical rotation – or are just starting on your nursing path.

Schedules are flexible on all shifts below.

Student Patient Care Assistant

An assistive provider of nursing care to patients at Kaleida Health. Nursing students with one completed clinical rotation have the opportunity to gain valuable clinical experience by delivering routine nursing care to patients in a hospital setting while under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Certified Nurse’s Aide

Assists with and provides care for residents in their activities of daily living in accordance with the patient’s individualized plan of care.


Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and in coordination with the patient’s individualized plan of care, provides 1:1 constant observation to ensure the safety of the patient and staff providing care.

Student Medical Assistant

Promotes patient flow in both the clinical and clerical areas to provide care to patients in the acute care setting. Nursing students with one completed clinical rotation in school perform tasks and responsibilities within the framework of medical information gathering and provision of supportive care under the direction of a registered professional nurse.

Home Health Aide

Students who have completed the requirements to provide personal care, health related tasks in accordance with age specific needs and housekeeping services to clients in their homes, under the supervision and direction of a licensed professional nurse or appropriate agency professional therapist.

Paid Summer Nurse Internship Program

Applications due May 13, 2022

Kaleida Health, the largest healthcare provider in Western New York, is excited to announce a 10-week Paid Nurse Internship Program from June 6, 2022 to August 12, 2022.

The internship program allows for learning opportunities at all Kaleida Health sites. Educational experiences include but are not limited to: direct bedside patient care, participation in Schwartz Rounds (a program to support caregivers), involvement in a Kaleida Quality of Care Committee and a Shadow Experience in an area of interest.

Educational opportunities are endless!

The purpose of the program is for nursing students to transform knowledge into practice, enhance critical thinking skills, and provide an opportunity to gain insight into the responsibilities required within the profession. The experience will provide you with a true depiction of the context of work along with real life challenges. You will gain practical experience in various clinical arenas under the assigned direct supervision of registered nurse preceptors in multiple clinical inpatient and outpatient specialty areas.

If you are entering your final year of your nursing program, we welcome you to apply.