Temporary Nursing Aide (TNA) to CNA Track
Company: Elderwood at Grand Island
Posted on: October 8, 2021
This job is located in Grand Island.
Join Our Team: Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity
awaits with Elderwood! Overview:
Elderwood at Grand
Island is seeking Part Time TNA's!
members assist with ensuring the health and well-being of our
residents by providing direct nursing and personal care support.
This position is responsible for assisting residents with all
aspects of Daily Living Activities ensuring that the highest degree
of quality resident care is maintained at all times. The TNA
position is established by the designated facility as a temporary
measure and shall be implemented
only in accordance with state/federal permission, waiver and
- 6am to
- 2pm to
- 10pm to 6am
Have you always been a caretaker by nature? Perhaps you are a
nursing student, former CNA, HHA or PCA? This is an opportunity to
make a difference (and a pay check), up close and personal, helping
to take care of loved ones at Elderwood at
The TNA to CNA
Track provides insight into the direct care role, as
well as training and mentorship that will allow you to perform
specific tasks with our resident population. Apply and be slotted
into the next Temporary Nurse Aide Training (TNA) and then the
subsequent Nurse Aide Training Program to become a
NEXT CLASS is scheduled for
September 27th (subject to change based on instructor and classroom
Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training Overview:
CNA Training course will last for three weeks, Monday to Friday
- First two
weeks are classroom training at 2850 Grand Island Boulevard, Grand
Island; third week will be clinicals at a local Elderwood Skilled
Nursing Facility (to be determined)
- Once you pass,
your status (and pay) will be adjusted from TNA to CNA.
- Elderwood will
pay for the CNA certification test as well as any applicable
onboarding requirements, including but not limited to PPD and
Physical for eligible candidates.
- Training is
PAID - you will be clocked in as a Support Aide during training
hours and get paid while you train.
- Responsible for responding immediately
to residents' requests.
- Exhibits the highest level of customer
service towards residents, staff and visitors.
- Consistently demonstrates the ability
to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner in order to
meet current needs, such as reprioritizing work as
- Observes and practices confidentiality
of resident information and privacy when performing job
- Assist residents with the following
Activities of Daily Living (ADL), according to their plan of care,
individual needs, and care preferences: Bathing, Dressing, Easting,
Positioning, Ambulation, Grooming (including nail care), Toileting,
Exercising, Transferring, Transportation.
- Assist in providing appropriate mental stimulation and
validation therapy for residents, unless contraindicated:
- Encourage participation and transport residents to activity
- Place residents in areas conducive to social interaction at
periods throughout the day.
- Provide validation therapy in conversation with resident
throughout the day, including appropriate conversation during
mealtime and care
- Consistently work in a positive and
cooperative manner with fellow team members; considering the impact
of your actions on team members.
- Assist other team members in the
performance of their assignments.
- Seek out opportunities to help rather
than waiting to be asked.
- Demonstrate flexibility to perform
duties wherever volume deems it necessary within
- Receive report about status of
residents from licensed professional and/or designated department
head prior to providing care.
- Notify licensed professional and/or
designated department head of changes in residents' conditions
needs, and of any unusual incidents regarding residents:
- Follow plan of care in providing daily
living and personal care services for resident.
- Inform licensed professional and/or
designated department head if difficulty occurs providing personal
care services or if unable to complete tasks per personal care
- Performs assigned duties according to
the service excellence standards and goals
established for this position,
and for all staff members of this facility.
- Performs all position duties
according to safety rules and standards of practice required for
this position, and as required to ensure the general safety of
staff, residents and visitors of this facility.
- Timely report about facility equipment
that needs repair, unsafe conditions in room or unit area, or
personal needs of residents, such as adaptive equipment and
- Maintain facility standards for
Minimum 16 years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent
Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of
Certificate of completion of the established company TNA
Elderwood expects all current and new
employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be
required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may
request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean,
Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Close to thruway entrances/exits,
Conveniently located on a bus route, Free On-Site Parking, Friendly
and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life
Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay
Schedule!, Strong leadership EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for
positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical
disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age,
genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual
orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal,
State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the
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