CNA Training Track (Support Aide)

Posted Date 2 months ago(4/26/2024 10:15 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Area of Interest
Elderwood at Lockport
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Days, Evenings, Overnights
$16.00 / hour


$16.00 / hour






Have you always been a caretaker by nature? Perhaps you are a nursing student, former CNA, HHA or PCA? This is an opportunity to make a difference (and a paycheck), up close and personal, helping to take care of our loved ones. Apply today to our PAID CNA Training Track. 


The CNA Training Track (Support Aide) provides insight into the direct care role by providing the opportunity to work alongside our clinicians, completing tasks for our resident population. Apply into our CNA Training Track (Support Aide) and be slotted into the next available Nurse Aide Training Program to become a CNA.


CNA Training Track (Support Aide) Overview:

  • Elderwood's CNA Training course will last for four weeks, Monday to Friday from 8:00a-4:00p (times may vary slightly). Until you are officially slotted for training, you will be placed in a Support Aide position (10am-6pm). 
  • Once in the course - the first two weeks are classroom training; third week will be the clinical portion and the fourth week will be review and prep for testing.
  • Once you pass, your status (and pay) will be adjusted from Support Aide 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.
  • Training is PAID - you will be clocked in during training hours and get paid while you train.


(CNA Training Track - Support Aide):

  • Transport residents or accompanies ambulatory residents as assigned to various locations in the building including the dining room, activity program areas, therapy or treatment areas.
  • Make unoccupied resident beds, as assigned.
  • Assist in the Dining Room with food service to residents, under the direction of licensed therapy staff; duties include passing trays, cutting meat, opening cartons or other containers.

  • Distribute supplemental nourishments to residents who do not need to be fed, as directed.

  • Conduct informal activities on the nursing unit when time permits, as directed.

  • Supply fresh water in resident's rooms, as directed.

  • Prepare bed and bedwear of resident's at hour of sleep, as assigned.

  • Help keep general areas of the assigned nursing unit neat and orderly, as directed.

  • Clean resident's equipment (wheelchair/geri chair, bed, etc.), as assigned.

  • Keep the rooms of residents orderly, as assigned.

  • Notify therapist of any unusual incidents regarding residents.


(CNA Training Track - Support Aide):

  • Sixteen (16) years of age required; high school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Employment Certificate/Permit required for 16-17 years of age. 
  • No findings or convictions of resident abuse, mistreatment and misappropriation of property through any current or previous licensing agency.
  • This position requires regular interaction with residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors. In order to ensure a safe work environment for residents, coworkers, visitors, and/or supervisors of the Company, and to permit unfettered communication between the employee and those residents, coworkers, visitors, and supervisors, this position requires that the employee be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language at an intermediate or more advanced level.

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.


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