Join our ministry of caring.
The nurse aide training program is designed for caring and compassionate individuals who are seeking clinical care employment. The training is conducted in partnership with the Greater Altoona Career and Techonology Center (GACTC). Classroom education is conducted at the GACTC with clinical training at our facility. The program is completed over the course of 5-6 weeks. Tuition is paid in full by Garvey Manor. The student is responsible for some fees and clearances. Individuals interested in this opportunity should complete an employment application, indicating the Nurse Aide Training Program as the position desired. Applicants who are considered for the program will be contacted to complete a screening interview.
The anticipated start date for this class is September 26 through October 31.
FT 1st/2nd Shift Float
FT 2nd Shift
Responsible to manage a unit of 18-24 residents, including supervision of the care provided to our elderly residents. Primary responsibilities include medication administration, treatments, and documentation. Must enjoy working with the elderly and be supportive of incorporating our Mission and Philosophy values into daily care and work environment.
PRN 2 pm to 10 pm (One to two shifts per week; includes some weekends)
Primary responsibilities include answering telephone, greeting visitors, and monitoring residents exiting or entering building. Also acts as key communication liaison in the event of an alarm within the facility, communicating with staff via overhead paging system and two-way radios, as well as contacting alarm company and 9-1-1. Must be able to interact in a friendly and positive manner with residents, staff, and visitors. Must be able to work well independently. Requires an individual who is able to prioritize and react in a calm manner in the event of an emergency situation. May also be trained for daylight hours (6 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Includes weekend and holiday assignments as needed.
PRN 2nd Shift Every Other Weekend
Part Time 3rd Shift
Responsibilities include overseeing the care provided to our residents by Team Leaders (LPNs or RNs) and nurse aides, assessing and evaluating the condition of residents, admitting and discharging residents as necessary, consulting with other disciplines including therapy and physicians re: resident status and care, communicating with families of residents as necessary, ensuring adequate staffing for the facility, etc. Must be able to direct employees in performance of their duties. Must enjoy working with elderly residents and be capable of incorporating Mission and Philosophy values into daily care and services.
Part time as needed (PRN) - 1st and 2nd shift
Responsible for food preparation, set up of dining rooms, serving meals, clearing tables after meals, washing dishes and pans, etc. Must be knowledgeable of food sanitation and safety procedures. Must be comfortable working with and interacting with elderly residents. Must be able to incorporate our Mission and Philosophy values into daily services provided to our residents.
Full Time 1st/2nd Shift Float
Responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the facility including residents' rooms, nursing units, work areas, offices, common areas, and restrooms. Duties include dusting, disinfecting, vacuuming, buffing, etc. Laundry aides are responsible for sorting, washing, folding and delivering clean laundry to units. Every other weekend off. On the job training will be provided.
PRN All Shifts
FT 2nd Shift
Nurse aides are responsible to assist our elderly residents with activities of daily living. Our aides typically are assigned 8-9 residents (1st and 2nd shifts) or 12 residents (3rd shift). Must have current PA certification or have completed an approved nurse aide training course and be eligible to take the certification exam. Must enjoy working with elderly residents and be able to incorporate our mission and philosophy into daily care.
"It was such a comfort to walk into Garvey Manor to visit Mom and Dad and see how well cared for and loved they were. You have become a part of our family."
- Jean and Mark Wagner