Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Trainee
Job ID: 1800013H
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Variable
Facility: Jameson Care Center
Location: 3349 Wilmington Road, New Castle PA 16105



Are you passionate about helping others? If so, becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) could be for you! Jameson Care Center is currently offering a CNA Trainee class to be held at UPMC Cranberry Place in Cranberry Township.


After completing the paid training, you will begin working as a CNA at Jameson Care Center in a full-time position! Evening shifts are currently available, but shifts can vary depending on the department's needs. Rotating weekends and holidays are required.

Jameson Care Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility located in Lawrence County. By providing a high quality of resident care and service, Jameson Care Center has become a leader in geriatric health care in Western Pennsylvania. Nestled in between Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie, we are a short drive from just about anywhere!


Course Details: 

  • CNA Trainee classes are held at Cranberry Place in Cranberry Twp. 
  • 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. 


  • 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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Cardio Pulmonary 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: $12.88 to $12.88

Union Position: no

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