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CNA Trainee - Spring 2024

Job Details



The Iris Senior Living Academy is offering a training opportunity for those interested in getting certified as a Long Term Care Aide (also known as Certified Nursing Assistant) in the state of Oklahoma. This is a two-week training program with in-person classes offered at our NW OKC location Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm. After training is completed, trainees will be required to take a written and skills exam the following week also at our NW OKC location. 


This program is offered at no cost to participants if two requirements are met: 

  • The trainee passes the skills and written exams to be listed as an active LTC Aide on the OK Nurse Aide Registry
  • The trainee agrees to work for an Iris Memory Care location for at least 6 months

Should either of these requirements not be met, the trainee will be charged $500 for the cost of class and testing. 


Spring 2024 dates of class are TBD but will occur in the month of April. 


The class will be offered to no more than 12 trainees at a time, and selection to participate in the program is at the sole discretion of Iris Senior Living. 


The job description for CNAs at Iris Memory Care includes the following: 


Specific Responsibilities:

Responsible for providing Resident services and other duties as assigned. Duties include personal services, activities of daily living, housekeeping, laundry, social-recreational activities, life enrichment, meal services, and other tasks as needed for Resident care and service delivery. 


Primary Essential Job Duties:

  • Adheres to and conveys philosophy of supporting dignity, privacy, independence, choice, individuality, and a home-like environment for Residents.
  • Assists with activities of daily living/ADL’s, environmental orientation, dining services, life enrichment programs, laundry and housekeeping, meal services, and other care services assigned, while encouraging self-care and independence. 
  • Maintains clean, neat, comfortable, safe environment for Residents, staff, and visitors.
  • Offers comfort and support, emotionally and physically, to Residents.
  • Assists with vital signs and weight monitoring monthly or more frequently as required for all Residents and completes all required documentation. 
  • Puts Resident Service First: Ensures that Residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, which recognizes the individuals’ needs and rights
  • Assists with individual Resident and group social recreational activities.


Job Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to attend class for the entire 2 week period, M-F, 8:30am - 5pm 
  • Must be willing to sign the Iris Senior Living Academy Training Program agreement
  • Minimum one year experience in working with older adults as a personal care assistant preferred. 
  • Twelve (12) plus years of education preferred. High school diploma or GED required.
  • At least 18 years old, or older if required per the state regulations.
  • Experience with dementia residents preferred.
  • Ability/willingness to perform all position responsibilities adequately.