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Beth Israel Lahey Health Paid Nursing Assistant Training Program (Winchester Hospital) in Winchester, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:

Per Diem

Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Rotating (United States of America)

Paid Nursing Assistant Training Program - Apply today to be considered for our upcoming classes (see below).

May 13th, June 10th, July 8th, 2024, August 19th, September 16th, October 14th, November 11th, and December 9th, 2024.

Job Description:

Future Medical Professionals : "Paid Clinical Associate Training Program" (CATP) at Winchester Hospital

Are you interested in making a career change, or are you a future medical professional looking to gain clinical experience for college? If either is accurate, we are excited to offer a paid " Clinical Associate Training Program" (CATP) to jumpstart your healthcare career. This program is designed for applicants with little direct patient care experience.

Are you taking a GAP YEAR? This program is perfect for college students taking a gap year who need 1,000 to 2,000 hours of clinical experience to apply to graduate school.

Winchester Hospital offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the exciting medical field and get paid. The experience will provide a solid foundation for you as your career grows.

Upon completing the two-week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, "Clinical Associate Training Program," trainees will become part-time (24-29 hours/week) or full-time (30-40 hours/week) Clinical Associates for Winchester Hospital.


  • This is NOT a certification program - You are being trained to be a nursing assistant at Winchester Hospital. A certification is not required.

  • This is NOT a summer and/or college break position. To participate in the CATP class, you must work year-round for a minimum of one year.


  • Clinical Associates Training Program students must be able to commit to working year-round, a minimum of 24 hours, up to 40 hours per week, once they start working on their assigned units.

  • CATP graduates can not transfer, work less than 24 hours per week, or switch to per diem status during their first year of employment.

  • To be considered for the program, candidates must be able to work as Clinical Associates after training for at least one year.

  • Candidates must be able to attend the two-week training program Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM—5:00 PM, with no exceptions.

  • Applicants must be fully vaccinated (2 Covid vaccinations and 1 Booster).

  • The pay rate is $19.50/hour for applicants without patient care experience. Note: Applicants with direct patient care experience will receive a pay rate based on experience, which the assigned recruiter will determine.

  • All Clinical Associates are required to work every other weekend and alternating holidays. This is a requirement.

  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts (7:00 am-7:00 pm) or (7:00 pm-7:00 am). Employees will be paid shift differentials for evenings, nights, holidays, and weekend shifts.


Upcoming Classes: May 13th, June 10th, July 8th, 2024, August 19th, September 16th, October 14th, November 11th, and December 9th, 2024.


​1. FILL OUT AN APPLICATION : Seats are filling up quickly! If you want to be considered for our next class, apply today! 7

2: REVIEW CATP PRESENTATION: Click the link below to learn more about the program and to get answers to frequently asked questions:

3. BOOK A CALL: Schedule a call to speak to a recruiter after completing the CATP application.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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