TNA *Certified* (Temporary Nursing Aide) to CNA Training Track

  • Elderwood at Williamsville
  • Williamsville, NY, United States
  • Jun 20, 2022
Part time

Job Description

This job is located in Williamsville.

Join Our Team: Are you looking to take the next step in your career? Overview:

The Certified TNA to CNA Training 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 as a TNA and be slotted into the next Nurse Aide Training Program to become a CNA. Training takes place at Gerard Place on Bailey Avenue in Buffalo, NY.

 

Certified Temporary Nurse Aide (TNA) position Overview:

  • The Certified 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.
  • Will lead to CNA certification

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Training 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 slotted for training at Gerard Place, you will be designated on a specific shift as a TNA. 
  • First two weeks are classroom training at Gerard Place (on Bailey Ave in Buffalo, NY); 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 TNA during training hours and get paid while you train.
Employee Perks!: Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule! Responsibilities:
  • 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

Base wages increase with experience!

Qualifications:
  • 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.

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