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Currently recruiting for three opportunities!

 

State Facility – CURRENTLY RECRUITING – September 27 Cohort 

This is a state sponsored full-time job opportunity with benefits. Tuition is free for all those who qualify and are accepted after a screening and interview process. Students who join the employer sponsored cohort do not need the initial pre-test prior to initiating the interview. This opportunity would result in employment with Eleanor Slater Hospital (Zambarano Unit - Pascoag, RI) OR The Veterans Home (Bristol, RI). The current positions are for full-time evening or night shift. Full-time employment begins following program completion, and while waiting for a license. Once licensed, full-time positions with benefits begin. The program will by hybrid with an online lecture and in-person skill lab.

  1. Complete Program Inquiry Form – this form initiates the interview process with our recruitment team. Please be sure to select the program name "CNA - State Facility".
  2. Complete CNA Employer Sponsored Interest Form – this form tells us about your class and job specific choices.
  3. Sign up for a CNA Course Pre-test
  4. If recommended after pre-screening, you will be contacted by the employer for an interview.  

  5. Orientation and Course Material pick up – TBD (one week prior to class)
  6. Class Dates: September 27 - December 21, 2022, hybrid daytime class

RI-BEST College Pathway Opportunities – CURRENTLY RECRUITING – September 27 Cohort 

The RI-BEST Certified Nursing Assistant Course is 16 weeks and includes extra academic support. Students in this class can qualify for free tuition and continued support in Spring 2023 for Human Biology (BIOL 1070) and Composition (ENGL 1010, a required course for Nursing). Eligibility is determined after a student has completed the required pretest which at offered twice a week at the Liston (Providence) or Flanagan (Lincoln) Campus. Class start date is September 6 with evening in-person lectures (twice a week from 6-9p) and in-person skills training (once a week 5:30-9p) at the Flanagan Campus. Program includes immediate job placement upon completion of the training program with one of the 64 skilled nursing facility members of the Rhode Island Health Care Association.

  1. Complete Program Inquiry Form – this form initiates the interview process with our recruitment team. Please be sure to select the program name "CNA - RI-Best".

  2. Sign up for a CNA Course Pre-test
  3. Orientation and Course Material pick up – TBD (one week prior to class) 

  4. Class Dates: September 27, 2022 - January 12, 2023, in-person evening class, 5:00 - 9:00 pm

Rhode Island Health Care Association – CURRENTLY RECRUITING – October 4 Cohort 

Real Jobs Rhode Island partnered with CCRI (Community College of Rhode Island), and Rhode Island Health Care Association (RIHCA) are currently offering free tuition in the Certified Nursing Training Program. Eligibility is determined after a prescreening, and interviewing process which includes a pretest.  


The Certified Nursing Training Program is open to all those applying for a job or currently working for one of the 64 skilled nursing facility members of the Rhode Island Health Care Association. Job opportunities span 26 cities and towns across all corners of the state. The Rhode Island Health Care Association's member skilled nursing facilities provide a variety of services from subacute rehabilitation, long term care, ventilation care, dementia care and more. Full-time employment begins following program completion, unless specified by the individual skilled nursing facility. The program will by hybrid with an online lecture and in-person skill lab.

  1. Complete Program Inquiry Form – this form initiates the interview process with our recruitment team. Please be sure to select the program name "CNA - RIHCA".

  2. Sign up for a CNA Course Pre-test
  3. If recommended after pre-screening, you will be contacted by the employer for an interview.  

  4. 
Orientation and Course Material pick up – TBD (one week prior to class) 

  5. Start Dates: October 4 - December 30, 2022, hybrid daytime class

Care New England and Lifespan

Class Dates: October 10 - December 28, 2022, hybrid daytime class

Opportunities available with rolling deadlines throughout the year. For more information, contact [email protected]

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