• Scholarship Nursing Assistant / CNA / NAR

    Job ID
    Nursing Assistant (NAR, HHA, CNA)
    Job Location : City
    Job Location : State
    GracePointe Crossing
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Healthcare Scholarship Job and Training Opportunity  



    Do you want to help others and make a difference?   GracePointe Crossing is offering this opportunity for ages 16 and older, to be interviewed for Resident Assistant positions at their Cambridge Campus.  Those who are chosen will be awarded a scholarship to attend the Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide course at Anoka Ramsey Community College. Upon successful completion of this state approved course, students will take the state test to be officially placed on the Minnesota Nursing Assistant Registry and will start their employment at GracePointe Crossing (we currently have full and part time positions open upon completion/testing)*.  This is a combined value of $961.00! 


    If you would like to interview for one of these positions the Deadline for applications is September 28, 2018. Interviews will take place at GracePointe Crossing in Cambridge October 1-5, 2018.  Candidates who are interviewed and selected for this position will receive a conditional job offer and will need to successfully complete the pre-employment health screen, Tuberculosis Blood Test, and criminal background check prior to beginning the program on October 20, 2018. 


    If you are under 18, and you receive a conditional job offer and scholarship, you will receive a parental permission slip that will need to be returned to proceed. This permission slip will allow you to complete the pre-employment health screen, Tuberculosis Blood Test, and criminal background check prior to beginning the program.


    Ten students will be selected from the group being interviewed. If you are interested in an interview please apply to www.preshomes.org    job number #2018-1175 Scholarship Nursing Assistant, you will create an account for yourself and you will need to complete an application.


    Skills labs will be held on:

    Saturday and Sunday  October 20, 21, 27, 28 and November 3, 4,10, 11, from 9:00 am to 4:15 pm


    Clinicals will be held:

    November 17 & 18 7:00 am to 3:30 pm


    State Test Date:

    November 19, 2018 at 8:00 am










    The Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA (Resident Assistant) is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support the Personally Designed Living choices of residents, while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.


    • Successful completion of a state approved nursing assistant training program and current certification in state(s) in which he/she practices OR successful completion of a home health aide instruction course and successful completion of home health aide competency testing to work in Home Care.
    • Demonstrated competencies in person-directed, elder/resident-directed practice, home building, critical thinking, teamwork, self leadership, and interpersonal effectiveness.
    • Demonstrated compatibility with the PHS mission and operating philosophies.
    • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

    About PHS

    Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

    We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

    If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.




    PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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