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Temporary Nursing Aide / CNA Training Program

This job is located in Liverpool.

Join Our Team: Are you looking for a new start? A great opportunity awaits with Elderwood! Overview:


Temporary Nurse Aide Position: 

TNA team 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 mandates. The Temporary Nurse Aide Track provides accelerated training and mentorship that will allow you to perform specific tasks with our resident population. While this role is listed as temporary, we will provide you with the opportunity to continue on to our Nurse Aide Training Program to become a CNA . 


NATP./ CNA Training Program Details:

The classes are a free 100-Hour Training Program spread over 3 weeks, with an additional week for review and testing with the State. Perfect attendance is crucial as any days absent will be counted against the minimum 100 hours required and you forfeit your ability to test. All applicants must successfully pass the entrance exam, drug screen, background check, reference check, and NYS DOH Criminal History Record Check prior to the start of the program. Classes typically run 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday during classroom and lab sessions and then transitions to 6:30 AM - 2:30 PM during the in-house clinical rotation. Upon graduation assignments are Full or Part-time based on the needs of the Nursing Department. 


**This is not a recertification class**




Perks Joining Elderwood:

  • Top Notch Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Generous PTO & holiday package
  • 401K Retirement plan with company matching
  • New WEEKLY Pay Schedule
  • Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Consistent work and holiday rotations to provide you with a great work/life balance
  • Substantial Employee Referral program
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Discounted Employee Meal Tickets
  • Friendly, Supportive Staff
  • Quiet Suburban Neighborhood
  • Enjoy a fun and diverse work environment
  • Relaxing employee lounge with free iced/hot coffee
  • Monthly employee appreciation events
  • Employee of the month recognition
  • Enjoy being a part of a strong and diverse activities team
  • Truly make a difference in our resident’s lives while providing top notch care
  • Just 10 minutes from Syracuse


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  • 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 necessary.
    • Observes and practices confidentiality of resident information and privacy when performing job duties.
  • 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 events.
    • 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 facility.
  • 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 plan.
    • 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 alarms.
  • Maintain facility standards for resident care
  • Minimum 16 years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of age
  • Certificate of completion of the established company TNA training

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.
Liverpool, NY 13088, US