Nursing Assistant

Job ID
Nursing Assistant (NAR, HHA, CNA)
Job Location : City
Job Location : State
Optage - Hospice
Full Time


Presbyterian Homes - Optage Hospice is seeking a Full-Time Nursing Assistant ( Home Health Aide / CNA / Caregiver / Resident Assistant ) to join the team. No weekends required, Monday-Friday 7a-2:30p. We can consider schedules between 8-10 shifts per pay period. We are offering a $500 hiring bonus for a FT schedule.


As an Optage caregiver, you will be serving clients in various locations in the Minnesota metro area, providing individualized one on one care. Schedules are designed to minimize the amount of traveling you will be doing. Nursing Assistant training is required, but candidates do not have to be active on the MN NAR Registry in order to qualify. 


Salary: $17.85- $20.92/hour based on caregiving experience.


Why work for Presbyterian Homes & Services?  

  • Flexible scheduling - no weekends or evenings!
  • Reimbursement for milege & paid travel time
  • No Waiting. Start Training! PHS OnTrack Training at no cost!
  • Education Assistance Programs and Nursing Loan Forgiveness
  • Competitive pay & routine pay increases
  • No waiting for paycheck, get paid the same day you work!
  • Benefits packages for Full-Time employees
  • Scholarship program – awards up to $5,250 per year!
  • Free Fitness Center access
  • Discounted or free Employee Meals



  • Perform ADL’s as scheduled and assist other Certified Nursing Assistants as needed while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.
  • Monitor changes in resident’s condition
  • Transferring and assisting residents with mobility using various methods (gait belt, mechanical lifts, etc.)
  • Ensure residents are cared for with dignity.


  • To be considered for Optage Hospice: Current Nursing Assistant Certification required.
  • 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, and care and service options for older adults. Over 7,100 employees serve more than 26,000 older adults through 59 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin, and through Optage® home and community services. PHS is also co-owner of Genevive, the largest geriatric primary care practice in Minnesota, providing comprehensive care for over 15,000 older adults. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader dedicated to promoting independence, purposeful living, and overall well-being for those they serve. Today, PHS is one of the largest nonprofit providers of senior housing and services in the nation.

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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