Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Trainee
Job ID: 180000ZY
Status:
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility:
Department: Nursing
Location: 745 Greenville Road, Mercer PA 16137

Description

Are you passionate about helping others? If so, becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) could be for you!

Located in Mercer PA, Avalon Springs is a modern nursing facility located on a beautiful 40 acre campus. Every day its staff is dedicated to provide residents with the greatest quality of life by caring for the residents with compassion, dignity, and respect.  If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Springs today!


Course Details:

• CNA classes are held at Sherwood Oaks in Cranberry Township, PA. Learn the skills you need to take the CNA certification exam! 
• Classes are held Monday through Friday for 18 days, during the daylight shift. 
• Four-week program includes classroom and clinical training plus CPR certification. 
• Classes and exam fees are paid for by UPMC! 
• Perfect attendance and punctuality for the CNA class is required.

Once you complete the classes, you will begin training/working as a CNA at Avalon Springs in a full-time or part time position depending on the department’s availability and need. Evening and night shifts (2:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.) are currently available for CNA staff that complete training classes. Shifts can vary depending on the department's needs, and rotating weekends are required.

Responsibilities:

• Promptly reporting to class as assigned
• Provide resident care under direct supervision of the Nursing Assistant Instructor 
• Obtain assignment from Nursing Assistant Instructor 
• Make rounds to all residents on assignment to make sure the resident has no immediate requests 
• Meet resident needs as identified during rounds 
• Consistently work cooperatively and pleasantly with all staff, residents, family members, and Nursing Assistant Instructor 
• Follow Resident Rights policies at all times 
• CNA trainee must maintain confidentiality of information at all times 
• Breaks and lunches are scheduled as per the Nursing Assistant Instructor 
• The Nursing Assistant Instructor is to make any adjustments to the schedule
• All students are expected to follow all UPMC policies and procedures
• Completion of class to prepare for PA nursing assistant certification exam


Qualifications

Qualifications:
• High school graduate or GED required

Licenses and Certifications:

• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification preferred
• Act 34 and Older Adult Protective Services Act clearance (when required) as needed

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.39 to $12.39

Union Position: No

Apply Current Employee?

At UPMC, our shared goal is to create a cohesive, positive, experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. If you too are driven by these values, you may be a great fit at UPMC!

QUALITY & SAFETY
DIGNITY & RESPECT
CARING & LISTENING
RESPONSIBILITY & INTEGRITY
EXCELLENCE & INNOVATION

UPMC provides a total rewards package that can help you achieve the goals you have for your career and your personal life. Whether you want to learn a new skill through a training course, reach personal health and wellness targets, become more involved in your community, or follow a career path that provides you with the right experience to be successful, UPMC can help you get to where you want to be.



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