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Good Samaritan Society CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant - PT Days - Long Term Care - St James in Saint James, Minnesota

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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 MN St James Pleasant View
Location: Saint James, MN
Address: 1000 2nd St S, St James, MN 56081, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Part time
Weekly Hours: 16.00
Salary Range: 14.00 - 20.00

Department Details

Come join the team at Good Samaritan Society in St James and make a difference every day!

Good Samaritan Society was recently named by Forbes as one of America's BEST mid-size employers in 2022. Our St James location is set in a close-knit community on the edge of the rolling prairies where employees enjoy not only paid time off and a variety of great benefits, but also a dedicated staff break room, sleepover accommodations during inclement weather, and a supportive team committed to their success and well-being.

This part time Certified Nursing Assistant opening (6:00 am - 2:30 pm) includes:

  • $2,500 Sign On Bonus!

  • 1.25/hr shift differentials after 6 pm and on weekends

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Retirement plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Advancement Opportunities

The entry-level rate for a Certified Nursing Assistant is $14.00/hour, but applicable experience credit and education is factored into any offer.

Looking to start a new career in the nursing field? Take our paid training class to become a Certified Nursing Assistant and we'll introduce you to the important, rewarding work of long term care!

Job Summary

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.


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 .

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 .

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-0103770
Job Function: Nursing
Featured: No