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Hospice Aide CNA Trainee

Company: Addus HomeCare
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

AMBERCARE BELIEVES IN YOU!

Here at Ambercare Hospice, we believe in you. Our aides are our greatest assets. That's why we created a Hospice Aide Scholarship Program. This program is designed to assist candidateswith the opportunity to become a hospice aide. As a hospice aide, you'll make a difference everyday. Let us make a difference in your life today!

Position Summary: The Hospice Aide Trainee is preparing to become a CNA/STNA by attending a predetermined course within their state.

To Be Eligible:

  • Must be seeking a full-time position as a CNA/STNA.
    • Willing to relocate to another office may increase the priority of the application.
    • Candidate will be hired as a PRN Hospice Aide Trainee and will transfer to a Full Time Hospice CNA or Hospice STNA upon certification.
    • Must successfully complete an interview with the branch.
    • Must be able to pass a background check, references, and drug screen.
    • Must commit to a one-year employment offer from the date of transfer into a full-time CNA/STNA.
    • Must be willing to work days, night, and weekends.
    • Must have and maintain a reliable automobile, valid driver's license, and the minimum state required liability auto insurance.

      Benefits:

      • The Hospice Aide Trainee will receive a scholarship up to $1,600 for courses, manual, and test to become a certified nurse aide. The trainee is responsible for purchasing their personal supplies such as a stethoscope and scrubs.
      • While in the course, the Hospice Aide Trainee will be paid minimum wage and receive 10 hours of paid time per week.
      • Upon receipt of CNA/STNA certification, the candidate will transfer to a full time Hospice CNA/STNA position.
      • The employee would be eligible for benefits associated with a full-time position.

        Obligations:

        • The candidate must complete the course and pass the certification exam.
          • Unsuccessful completion of the course will result in the candidate paying 100% of the scholarship back.
          • If the candidate fails the certification exam, they will be able to retest. If the candidate fails a 2nd time, the candidate is responsible for paying 100% of the scholarship back.
          • The employee must remain employed as a full time CNA/STNA for at least one (1) year from the date of transfer into a full-time CNA/STNA position.
          • If the employee resigns within one (1) year of the date of transfer into a full-time position, the following applies:
            • 0-6 months = Employee will pay 100% of the scholarship back.
            • 6-9 months = Employee will pay 75% of the scholarship back.
            • 9-12 month = Employee will pay 50% of the scholarship back.
            • 12+ months = Employee satisfied the scholarship commitment.
            • If the employee is involuntarily terminated within one (1) year of the date of transfer into a full-time position, the following applies:
              • 0-6 months = Employee will pay 100% of the scholarship back.
              • 6-9 months = Employee will pay 75% of the scholarship back.
              • 9-12 month = Employee will pay 50% of the scholarship back.
              • 12+ months = Employee satisfied the scholarship commitment.

                Working conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position, including lifting in excess of 15lbs, with or without assistance, depending on assignment requirements. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

                Environment: Moderate noise level similar to a home environment.

                Addus provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

                This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Keywords: Addus HomeCare, Santa Fe , Hospice Aide CNA Trainee, Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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