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In order to be considered for this position, please apply online at www.riversideonline.com/pace/join-our-team.cfm
Riverside Health System is seeking Nurse Aides to work with our PACE Home Care Services who meet the following requirements:
· Approved Nurse Aide training Certification
· High School graduate or equivalent
· Proof of current, valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
· Minimum of 1 year experience with a frail and elderly population
· CPR certification and First Aid training
PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care of the Elderly) is a community-based program which provides patients with all necessary health services while they stay in their homes. It covers many different types of services including a day center, personal care in the home, home based emergency response system, transportation to appointments, delivery of medical supplies, therapy, as well as inpatient services.
EDUCATION: High School graduate or equivalent. Graduate of State of Virginia approved Nurse Aide Training Program.
LICENSURE: Licensed or license eligible by the State of Virginia as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) required. Proof of current, valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required upon hire and to be maintained during employment. CPR certification and First Aid training must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained during employment.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience with a frail and elderly population required. Previous experience in the field of Nurse Aide, Personal Companion, Personal Care Aide preferred. Bilingual(Spanish) ability or experience preferred.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to move about in the home and facility and stand or sit for extended periods of time. Ability to lift, push, stoop and pull in order to ambulate/transport patients assisted and unassisted. Must be able to exert up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and 10-25 pounds of force frequently and up to 10 pounds of force constantly.
HOURS: Ability to work varying shifts (day shift, evening shift and weekend shift) based on participant’s home care needs.