Rewarding Work for CNAs
Upcoming Career Fairs:
For details on upcoming job fairs call our Talent Recruitment Center at (757) 534-JOBS (5627) or 1-866-929-9905.
Only special people succeed as nurse aides. We know your work is challenging -- and we also know how rewarding it can be. When you join our Riverside team, you become part of a supportive family that helps you provide outstanding resident care.
Education and Training
If your goal is to become a Certified Nurse Aide, take the first step by submitting your application to our four week Nurse Aide Education Program. You'll learn valuable skills that could put you to work right away in our Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services division.
Riverside's Division of Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services offers a Nurse Aide Education Program that combines written and clinical instruction in nursing theory and practices. In addition to training students as a Nurse Aide, the curriculum is designed to introduce the student to many disciplines present in Lifelong Health.
The four week course provides for approximately 79 hours of classroom instruction and 46 hours of clinical experience at a Riverside facility. Classes are held Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for the first two weeks, and the second two weeks provide clinical instruction from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.
We are looking for candidates that desire to become a healthcare professional and are committed to improving the quality of life for our residents. We receive many applications for each class and can only select up to 10 students per training session.
More Information and How to Apply
- Nurse Aide Education Program Information, Eligibility & Frequently Asked Questions (PDF- 2 pages) Click link to view
Upcoming Class Dates for 2013 (PDF - 1 page) Click links to see updated class dates and locations
Download, complete, and submit the following application packet by mail or in person:
- Nurse Aide Education Program Application Packet (PDF-12 Pages) Click link to view Information, Application Checklist, and Application Packet
- Or call (757) 534-5887 for more information
www.dhp.virginia.gov – Virginia Department of Health Professions, listing of accredited nurse aide programs; license look-up
The information contained in this website is informational only, and not intended to be contractual in nature. We reserve the right to change or alter any statements herein without prior notice.