Certified Nursing Assistant Program

Harrison County Schools is partnering with

Genesis Healthcare

Opportunity for FREE online CNA classes & paid clinical experience WHILE in high school!

What is The Salem Center?
The Salem Center is a skilled nursing facility affiliated with Genesis HealthCare. The Salem Center has long-term residents, along with short-term residents who are there for rehabilitation and therapy.

What does a CNA do?

  • Provides hands-on direct care to residents assisting with all activities of daily life (ex. feeding, clothing, bathing, toileting)

  • Works in conjunction with the nursing staff

  • Using hospital-based data tracking systems

  • Learning healthcare procedures and processes

Benefits of Becoming a CNA at Salem Center

Must be employed with the Salem Center and work at least 12 hours per month.

  • Entry-level opportunity; foundation for a future nursing or healthcare career

  • FREE online CNA classes

  • PAID clinical experience

  • $9 per hour while in clinicals and $13 per hour once certified

  • Internal advancement opportunities in other departments (medical records, human resources, admissions, and marketing)

  • Tuition reimbursement for employees going on to get a nursing degree

  • Nation-wide company with transfer opportunities to other locations

Student Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older in the 2nd semester of your Senior Year

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Must pass a readiness test

  • Must have a recommendation from school principal

Pre-hire Screening Includes:

  • Background check

  • Drug testing

  • Physical

All paid for by Genesis Healthcare

Contact Your High School Principal Or Counselor For More Information