John C. Fremont Healthcare District is offering a Nursing Assistant Training Program. The start date of the training program is July 10, and it runs for 8 weeks through September 1, 2017. The application submittal deadline is Monday, June 12. This is a paid on-the-job training program in which trainees are hired as temporary employees. Trainees will earn $10.50 per hour, and upon satisfactory completion of the educational requirements and successfully passing the State’s nursing assistant exam will continue as a JCF employee, and their hourly rate increases to $11.62, the base rate of pay for Level I Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA’s).
The District provides trainees’ books, a uniform, equipment, fingerprinting fee and the State’s certification test fee. Persons applying for this job training program must meet the State’s criteria for nursing assistant certification as well as the District’s employment criteria, which includes: a background check, drug and alcohol testing, and a physical. The District is a drug-free workplace. Candidates must be 18 years old by the start of the program and be a high school graduate or GED equivalent. The program is limited to 8 students.
Two informational meetings will be held providing information about being a nursing assistant, the training program, and the State’s criteria for Nursing Assistant certification. Persons interested are strongly urged to attend one of these meetings. The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 9:00-10:30 a.m. The second on Friday, June 2, 1:30-3:00 p.m. The meetings will be held in the Board Room, located in the Administration building, in the back parking lot of the Hospital, at 5189 Hospital Road, Mariposa.
Join a supportive environment where teamwork and a focus on high quality patient care comes first. Nursing Assistants are use in skilled nursing, home health and hospice, acute departments.
Application and information on the program are now available on the District’s website: www.jcf-hospital.com. For additional information you may contact the Human Resources Department at 209-966-3631, ext. 5151 or ext. 5152. Applications for the program will be accepted through June 12.