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LNA Training Program

Company: Porter Medical Center
Location: Putnam Station
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Building Name: Porter - Helen Porter Nursing Home

Location Address: 30 Porter Drive, Middlebury Vermont

Regular

Department: Porter - Helen Porter Nursing Home Nursing

Salary Range: Min/Hour $15.50 Mid/Hour $18.22 Max/Hour $20.93

Recruiter: Kara Marszalkowski

Are you interested in starting a career in patient care? If so, this opportunity is for you!
We are excited to be offering a new Licensed Nursing Assistant Training Program at Helen Porter. Helen Porter is collaborating with the Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury Vermont and will pay the enrollment fee for the LNA Trainee class while also paying you to learn! Participants will earn a full-time salary while learning to become a LNA.

The Hannaford Career Center in Middlebury, VT will host a 6-week online course which includes four weeks of evening classroom instruction, followed by two weeks of clinical practice at Porter Medical Center. Online classwork time should take approximately 5-8 hours per week.
Online classes begin September 12, 2022:

* Orientation is Sept 12th, 5-7pm
* Class meets online every Thursday evening from 4:30-8pm September 12, 15, 22, 29
* October 6, 13, 20, 27
* * Porter Clinicals (at the Hospital): Oct 28 Nov 10th, Times TBD

Once you have successfully completed the class and obtained your LNA license with the State of Vermont, you will transition into a vacant, full-time LNA role at Helen Porter. We require a commitment of one year as a LNA at Helen Porter.

What is an LNA?
LNA stands for Licensed Nursing Assistant. At Helen Porter, LNAs are important and valued members of our patient and resident care team. They work closely with residents collaboratively under the direction of a LPN or RN delivering care, assisting with activities of daily living, and communicating with the team about resident changes and needs. This can include but is not limited to: taking vital signs, assisting with mobility, personal grooming and hygiene, responding to call lights, observing changes to patient s health and promoting healthy functioning of residents both physically and emotionally.

About Helen Porter:
Nestled in the farmlands of Middlebury, Helen Porter Rehabilitation & Nursing is a welcoming, secure residence where loved ones are assured of skilled nursing care and assistance with daily living. The team honors the privacy of residents and respects their individuality. This 98-bed skilled nursing facility includes units for memory care, short-term rehabilitation, and long-term care, as well as suites to provide comfort and privacy during end of life care. For more information, please see our website:

Requirements:
A High School Diploma or GED is required. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Our staff at Helen Porter are proud to know and care for our residents. We are looking for someone who will feel the same. The successful candidates will be empathetic and compassionate. Must be reliable and able to work well as a member of a team. Strong communication skills are needed along with the ability to follow through. Must have a willingness to learn, support and mentor team members as you grow, and capacity to take direction. Must have basic computer skills.
Prerequisites for the class include: Internet Access and access to a computer and camera

Benefits and Pay:
The rate of pay is $15.50 per hour. This a full-time position with benefits. Below are the differentials:

* Evening: $3 per hour in addition to hourly rate of pay.
* Night: $5 per hour in addition to hourly rate of pay.
* Weekend: $2 per hour in addition to hourly rate of pay.
T he weekend differential shall be paid on top of any applicable evening or night differentials.

In addition to the free LNA class, you may be eligible for up to $5,000 in bonus opportunities. We also offer tuition advance programs to further your education as an employee of Porter Medical Center.

Employees of Porter Medical Center who accept a role of 30+ hours per week are eligible for full benefits, including but not limited to: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Disability Insurance, 403(b) plan with employer contribution, and time-off plans.

Keywords: Porter Medical Center, Albany , LNA Training Program, Other , Putnam Station, New York

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