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Saint Vincent Hospital

Nursing Recruitment

Nursing at Saint Vincent is patient centered and focused on quality outcomes. Our underlying mission is to support education and career building throughout our system. Here are some opportunities within the field of nursing that will begin your career within Saint Vincent Hospital:

PNA (Professional Nursing Assistant) Program

  • What is the PNA program?
    It is a paid internship from May to August to encourage learning opportunities for nursing students through hands on experiences under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

  • Who is it for?
    This is a program designed for junior nursing students who will be entering into their senior year at a NLN accredited nursing school.

  • When and how should I apply?
    You should send in the attached brochure and references no later than March 1st. You will also need to visit our website and apply online to the PNA position sometime in the month of February.

GN (Graduate Nurse) Program

  • What is the GN Program?
    A 12 week orientation which includes classroom based education, unit specific on line core curriculum, an assigned preceptor and clinical educator to your specific unit, and frequent meetings with your nurse manger.
  • Who is it for?
    A graduate nurse from a NLN accredited nursing skill who has no prior Registered Nurse experience and has either taken their boards or not taken their boards.
  • When and how should I apply?
    You should apply online to any 1 Registered Nurse position available on our website 2 months prior to graduation. You should also send a cover letter (including your top 3 choices) resume, and 2 professional references to the e-mail listed below.

Nurse Aide Training Programs in Erie, PA

  • Health Care Ventures Alliance: Nurse Aide Certificate Program- 814-833-1609
  • Erie Business Center: Nurse Aide Certificate Program- 814-456-7504
  • Erie County Technical School: Health Assistant- 814-864-0641
  • GECAC Training: Home Health Aide Program- 814-451-5610

For more information on the above opportunities, please contact:

Janet Engel

Please mail any completed information to:

Human Resources (Nurse Recruiter)
232 W 25th St
Erie, PA 16544