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Temporary Nursing Aide (TNA)

Company: Elderwood at Hamburg
Location: Hamburg
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Join Our Team: Are you ready to change your life with a rewarding career move ? Overview:

Are you a nursing student or former CNA, HHA or PCA? Have you always been a caretaker by nature? This is an opportunity to make a difference (and a pay check), up close and personal, helping to take care of loved ones at Elderwood at Hamburg. 


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. 


Temporary Nurse Aide (TNA) position Overview:

  • 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 at Hamburg's CNA Training course will last for three weeks, Monday to Friday from 7:30am-3:30pm.  
  • Once you pass, your status (and pay) will be adjusted from T.N.A. 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.
  • Responsible for responding immediately to residents' requests.
  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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.

Employee Perks!: 12 hour shifts, 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Flexible Scheduling, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Quiet suburban neighborhood, Substantial employee referral program, Tuition reimbursement program, Uniform Provided 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 at Hamburg, Buffalo , Temporary Nursing Aide (TNA), Other , Hamburg, New York

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