Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Trainee
Job ID: 180001MG
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Variable
Department: Nursing Unit 2
Location: 5360 Saltsburg Road, Verona PA 15147


Are you passionate about helping others? If so, becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) could be for you! UPMC Seneca Place is currently offering a CNA Trainee class at our skilled nursing facility in Pittsburgh, PA to give you the skills you need to pass the CNA exam!

Course Details:

• CNA classes are held at nearby Canterbury Place in Pittsburgh.
• 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 UPMC Seneca Place in a full-time, part-time, or casual position depending on the department’s availability and need. Evening and night shifts (3:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. - 7:30 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.

Seneca Place resides in a charming and scenic campus setting where UPMC’s established reputation for medical excellence is demonstrated. This senior community provides an array of services including assisted living and skilled nursing and rehabilitation supported by dedicated staff. Located in the heart of Penn Hills in Verona, this facility provides offers a suburban quiet like setting, minutes away from the city of Pittsburgh.


• 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 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: $12.59 to $19.16 / hour

Union Position: No

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