Create Your Career with Us
As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in the United States, the Good Samaritan Society and Sanford Health invite you to join one of our 200 senior care locations. For over 100 years, we’ve been helping compassionate people fulfill their potential by recognizing and investing in them. Join our family of dedicated Certified Nursing Assistants in offering love, quality care, and service to seniors in an environment that helps you grow.
Facility: GSS SD Howard Ctr
Location: Howard, SD
Address: 300 W Hazel Ave, Howard, SD 57349, USA
Job Schedule: PRN
Weekly Hours: Varies
Salary Range: $17.00 - $20.00
We’re seeking caring and qualified CNAs to assist our residents by supporting their personal hygiene and daily living needs. As front line caregivers, our Certified Nursing Assistants continuously work with residents and their families to ensure their needs are met not only physically, but also mentally, socially, and spiritually. If you’d consider yourself to be patient, respectful, honest, empathetic, and you find joy in making a difference in someone’s life, consider joining our long-term care team.
If you want to take the next step in your CNA journey, we have tools and resources available to help you get certified as well as lay down a blueprint to help you advance in your nursing career. We pride ourselves in valuing you and helping you succeed in your goals throughout your career.
Provide resident centered personal care including bathroom assistance, washing, dressing/undressing, obtaining vital signs, and social support
Assist residents in transferring, repositioning and walking using correct transfer techniques and equipment
Deliver a positive dining experience and assist residents with meals, snacks and supplements
Document resident care and behavior
Handle and dispose of linens, soiled clothing or supplies properly
High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) preferred, but not required.
Minimum age of 16. Prior clinical or nursing assistant experience in long-term care preferred.
Required Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification with the State Board of Nursing, or state certified CNA within four months of date into the position by being enrolled in a training program or in the process of obtaining certification through Endorsement. CNA training and certification required and provided by facility.
Satisfactorily completes yearly department specific competency testing and maintains a record of continuing education credits for each year. A minimum of 12 hours continuing education are required annually. Maintains all department specific required certifications.
When applicable, for applicable states, certified and registered with the Unlicensed Assistive Person (UAP) Registry.
Dependent on facility and required responsibilities, this role may classify as a Sanford Category II Driver requiring a motor
vehicle report and proof of valid driver’s license. Also must be medically qualified to perform the essential driving functions of
this position as per our Sanford Driving Policy per the leaders request.
The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .
The Good Samaritan Society is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Good Samaritan Society has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.
Req Number: R-0108836
Job Function: Nursing