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Support Aide

Company: Elderwood
Location: Ticonderoga
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Salary: $16.50 / hour Overview: 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 paycheck), up close and personal, helping to take care of loved ones at Elderwood at Ticonderoga. Apply today to our PAID Nurse Aide Trainee Program. This position is located in Ticonderoga, NY. The Nurse Aide Trainee Program (CNA Training Track) provides insight into the direct care role by providing the opportunity to train alongside our clinicians, completing tasks for our resident population. Apply as a Nurse Aide Trainee and be slotted into the next available Nurse Aide Training Program to become a CNA. Training takes place on-site at Elderwood at Ticonderoga. Nurse Aide Trainee (CNA Training Track) Overview: Elderwood's CNA Training course will last for three weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:30a-4:30p (times may vary slightly). Until you are officially slotted for training, you will be designated on a specific shift as a Nurse Aide Trainee.
First two weeks are classroom training; third week will be the clinical portion.
Once you pass, your status (and pay) will be adjusted from Nurse Aide Trainee 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 Nurse Aide Trainee during training hours and get paid while you train.
Join Our Team: Are you ready to change your life with a rewarding career move ? Responsibilities: Nurse Aide Training Responsibilities: Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.
Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned. Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers. Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed. Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed. Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed. Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned. Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed. Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned. Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned. Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents. Base wages increase with experience! Qualifications: Nurse Aide Training Qualifications: Sixteen (16) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of age.
No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency. 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 exemption from vaccination. 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 work involved.

Keywords: Elderwood, Albany , Support Aide, Other , Ticonderoga, New York

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