Westmoreland Manor is seeking motivated, energetic individuals to join our team as “temporary” nurse aides! The PA Department of Health has lifted certain certification requirements in order to fast track becoming a certified nurse aide during the COVID-19 pandemic! As a temporary nurse aide with us, you will be part of a large, dedicated staff devoted to caring for residents in a 408-bed long-term care facility. We are seeking applicants able to succeed in a fast-paced environment and multi-task!
Areas of study and evaluation include, but are not limited to:
Standard precautions and PPE
Oral hygiene and grooming
Dressing and body mechanics
Safe transferring and positioning
End of life care
Qualified Applicants should possess:
High school graduate or equivalency is required. One (1) year of prior experience in caregiving, health aide, or long-term care preferred.
Must complete and successfully pass an 8-hour online course by the American Health Care Association. Training is free and applicants must successfully pass a competency skill test (achieve at minimum 40 out of 50 questions correct). Results must be submitted prior to pre-employment screening. Online course can be found at https://educate.ahcancal.org/products/temporary-nurse-aide
Demonstrate competency of policies, abuse/neglect training, and skills assessments during orientation at facility, including the physical ability to do heavy lifting.
Certification as a nurse aide on the PA registry is contingent upon Pennsylvania’s continued support of the waiver permitting certification with reduced requirements during the length of the COVID-19 pandemic. If eligible employees fail to become certified before the pandemic declaration (or waiver) ends, they will need to undergo the appropriate training and examination required at that time by the PA Department of Health. Fast track/TNA applicants cannot be hired past the end date of the Federal Pandemic Emergency Declaration. Certification reliant upon attestation and/or examination process.
County residency required until certified. Temporary nurse aides will start as trainees at the rate of $14.49/hour. Upon certification and placement on the PA nurse aide registry, employees will become a nurses aide temp at the rate of $15.76/hr, and will then become eligible to bid on full-time positions at the rate of $17.00/hr; in addition, once full-time a sign-on bonus of $1,000.00 may apply (please contact us for details)! Westmoreland Manor is a great place to begin or further your career in the healthcare field. We offer great benefits and retirement plan! If interested, resumes, cover letters, and/or applications should be sent to:
Human Resource Manager
2480 South Grand Blvd
Greensburg, PA 15601
Limited spots available. EOE.
Source: Employment in Westmoreland