Virginia Health Services
  • Newport News, VA, USA
  • $11.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time/Part Time

Virginia Health Services is currently seeking Care Assistants to work 4-12 weeks before transitioning into our Paid CNA Training program!


We are now accepting applications for our classes in 2022!

This is a PAID training class with classroom and clinical hours on a day shift schedule. Training lasts approximately 5 weeks Monday-Friday and

full attendance is required.

One day Feeding and Hydration Class required to attend in Newport News, VA.

Upon successful completion of the training class you will be offered full or part time employment! You will be asked your preference on facility location/shift and we will do our best to accommodate your preferences.

The Care Assistant has the following responsibilities:

  • Maintaining resident rooms and nursing unit in accordance with infection control standards.
  • Assisting Ancillary Departments within the Facility
  • Precepting with CNA staff members for workplace experience
  • Participating in 1:1 care of residents
  • Providing a comfortable, clean and safe environment for residents and assuring that Residents' Rights are honored and protected.
  • Working with the interdisciplinary team to assist in achieving planned resident goals.

Care Assistant Requirements:

  • Gerontological experience preferred.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and/or oral instructions.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

What will I do as a CNA?

  • Maintains resident rooms and nursing unit in accordance with infection control standards.
  • Maintains accurate, complete and timely documentation of resident care.
  • Works with the interdisciplinary team to assist in achieving planned resident goals.

CNA Requirements:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant in good standing with Virginia Board of Nursing.
  • Experience/education in Gerontological Nursing preferred.
  • Computer knowledge preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret information.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull and move up to 50 pounds.

Why join Virginia Health Services?

Locally owned and headquartered in Newport News, Virginia since 1963, Virginia Health Services offers exceptional senior living and health care services. Our 1,200+ employees are passionate and committed to the well-being and quality care of our residents.

A career with Virginia Health Services means you'll be part of a collaborative Team whose dedication and compassion are recognized and valued. We believe in quality of life and want to help you live your best life too!

Recognizing you have many options; Virginia Health Services is committed to investing in its Team members and offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group Health insurance including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings account
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with an employer contribution annual basis.
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral program
  • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!

Learn more about us at:

Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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