Job Description

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant Trainee – Seneca Place
Job ID: 2000007N
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Variable
Shift: Variable
Facility: Senior Communities
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!


As a CNA at Seneca Place, you will provide quality medical and physical care and comfort to residents and assure

overall safety of the department in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations.


UPMC Seneca Place, part of the UPMC Seneca medical campus; is a skilled nursing facility located minutes away from Penn Hills, the Parkway East, and Route 22.


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.

• 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 preferred

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: $13.81 to $13.81 / hour

Union Position: no

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