Traveling Nursing Assistant / NAR / HHA / CNA
Presbyterian Homes & Services has been serving older adults since 1955 and is a leader in the industry. As one of the three fastest growing older adult services organizations in the nation we are mission driven and faith based. With over 6000 employees and growing- you are sure to have a home with us where you are now and far into the future. We believe that employees are the most important resource in our ministry, and because of this, we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. Our employees work together within a caring Christian culture to create great living environments and provide high-quality, high-touch, and compassionate services for older adults so that they may live vibrantly in their sunset years. If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults please consider joining our team and help us achieve our goal of providing a broad range of opportunities to allow our older adults the freedom to live well!
We are seeking full and part time Nursing Assistants to join our Optage Home & Community Based Services teams. As an Optage caregiver, you will travel to your client's home in the Twin Cities of Minnesota only- providing one-on-one care for them. These are traveling positions, providing care for clients in their homes. We offer flexible scheduling, reimbursement for mileage, and paid travel time. Nursing Assistant training is required, but candidates do not have to be active on the MN NAR Registry in order to qualify.
These positions may include working every other weekend and scheduled holidays.
As a Nursing Assistant, you will play a critical role in caring for older adults- not only physically, but emotionally, socially, mentally, and spiritually. The CNA is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support their Personally Designed Living choices while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.
We offer competitive wages and benefits, with full time status defined as working a minimum of 60 hours during the two week pay period. We take your past experience into consideration for your starting wage and we offer regular step increases based on hours worked.
With tuition reimbursement, nurse scholarship programs, a variety of learning and development opportunities on site, and a commitment to promote from within, opportunities to grow and develop with us are virtually unlimited. Whether you desire to continue your learning and professional development within your Nursing Assistant role or beyond, PHS has many opportunities for you to attend a diverse selection of classes, apply for education reimbursement or scholarships, and grow within the company.
The Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA (Resident Assistant) is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support the Personally Designed Living choices of residents, while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.
- Successful completion of a state approved nursing assistant training program and current certification in state(s) in which he/she practices OR successful completion of a home health aide instruction course and successful completion of home health aide competency testing to work in Home Care.
- Demonstrated competencies in person-directed, elder/resident-directed practice, home building, critical thinking, teamwork, self leadership, and interpersonal effectiveness.
- Demonstrated compatibility with the PHS mission and operating philosophies.
- Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.
Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing high-quality housing, care, and service options for older adults since 1955. Currently serving over 26,000 older adults in 43 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa, we seek compassionate employees to further our reputation as an innovative leader committed to promoting independence, vitality, and well-being for those we serve.
We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With over 6,300 employees and plans for continued growth, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.
If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.