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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Salary: $17.16-$20.87/hour

Schedule: Full-time - All Shifts

Location: 100 Heritage Lane, Albany, NY 12211

Certified nursing assistants (CNA) perform routine non-professional tasks in support of nursing services for residents of Shaker Place. This work involves the routine care of residents and the performance of such indirect, non-nursing or non-technical services for residents as are not required to be performed by a licensed practical nurse or registered professional nurse.

Responsibilities/Typical Work Activities:

  • Assists in walking, feeding and bathing residents and caring for their personal needs;
  • Assists nurses in lifting and turning heavy or helpless residents, in restraining irrational residents, in holding residents for treatment and in care disturbed residents;
  • Assists residents in the use of walkers, crutches and similar equipment in a prescribed physical therapy program;
  • Helps regulate number of visitors and gives information to visitors in accordance with instructions from the nurse in charge;
  • Assembles information concerning the residents’ condition and enters reports on the residents’ record;
  • Cleans and sterilizes hospital equipment;
  • Labels and stores residents clothing and turns over valuables to person designed by hospital;
  • May assist with care and moving of room furniture, fixtures and supplies to help keep residents safe and comfortable;
  • On occasion may be assigned clerical tasks;
  • May accompany or assist patient/residents in supportive nursing services and transporting of patient/residents in ambulance or clinic car.

Full Performance, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to understand and carry out routine non-technical, oral and written directions relative to care of residents;
  • Physical strength and mental alertness;
  • Willingness to cooperate and carefully follow a prescribed routine;
  • Physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

At time of appointment, possession of a certification as a Nursing Assistant issued by the New York State Department of Health.

Employee Benefits:

  • Free CDTA bus pass with direct stop at Shaker Place
  • On-site daycare (opening soon!)
  • Experience-based pay and shift differentials
  • New York State Pension and optional deferred compensation
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health insurance: low or no cost health plan, dental, vision, prescriptions
  • Generous paid time off, including vacation, personal and holidays
  • 529 college savings plan
  • Flexible spending account

About Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing:

Beautiful, recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities with new amenities, advanced equipment, and thoughtful design. We cultivate a supportive, inclusive, respectful, diverse, and welcoming culture committed to providing the highest quality of care to our residents. Our mission is to provide comprehensive care and exceptional services to the people of Albany County and surrounding areas. For nearly 50 years, we have been committed to enhancing each resident’s quality of life and valuing their independence, dignity, and happiness.

Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is an E-Verify participant and equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by laws and regulations.

Please email [email protected] if you have issues applying.



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