Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



We are seeking Nursing Assistants  (NAR) / Home Health Aides (HHA) to join our team at our Walnut Ridge community. These positions may include working every other weekend and scheduled holidays. Opportunities are available for both Certified Nursing Assistants and non-certified applicants.

As a Nursing Assistant, your contributions play an important role in caring for the needs of older adults- including their physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual wellbeing.  You are responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support their Personally Designed Living choices while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.

We offer competitive wage and benefits packages, including routine pay increases and learning & development opportunities. PHS strongly supports promoting from within, what ever your long term career goals and aspirations may be.

About Walnut Ridge:

Walnut Ridge provides a supportive environment for our employees and residents alike.  If you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults, consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian culture. 

This community offers the following care options: Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and a brand-new Care Center.


The Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA (Resident Assistant) is responsible for the provision of high quality personal care and services to residents to support the Personally Designed Living choices of residents, while maintaining consistency with regulations and established best practices.


  • To be considered for Assisted Living: caregiving experience helpful but not required.
  • Demonstrated competencies in person-directed, elder/resident-directed practice, home building, critical thinking, teamwork, self leadership, and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Demonstrated compatibility with the PHS mission and operating philosophies.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.


We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits.


If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.


PHS is an EEO/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.


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