|May 2012 NAT Graduates|
Heritage Ministries announces the graduation of a new class of nurse aide trainees (NATs).
Nurse aides are an important part of Heritage Ministries’ three skilled nursing facilities; they provide hands on personal care and promote resident interaction on a daily basis.
Registered nurse and nurse’s aide trainees coordinator Mary Jo McConnaughey stated, “I am proud of our recent graduates and feel they will be a great asset to the Heritage Ministries’ facilities. Our NAT graduates show quality character that will work well with the senior residents.”
Heritage Ministries offers paid nurse’s aide training housed at Heritage Green. The program is 24 days long consisting of more than 100 training hours and 35 hours of clinical practice at one the Heritage Ministries 3 skilled nursing facilities. Training includes in classroom instruction, clinical with direct resident care and in facility testing. Once students pass standardized testing they earn the tile of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
A new nurse aide training class starts every five weeks. For more information, call Heritage Ministries at 483-5000 and ask to speak with the Human Resource Department about upcoming classes.