Certified Nurse Aides & Nursing Students, Hackensack Meridian Health (Long-Term Care Facilities in Multiple Locations)

Position Summary

The goal of health care is actually pretty simple: Make life better. And at Hackensack Meridian Health, seeing our patients’ lives improve is exactly what’s inspired us to get this good. But making it this far was only possible by tirelessly pursuing new ways to get better. Because that’s the thing about medicine. It’s never finished.


Certified Nursing Assistants play a key role in direct patient care and in delivering

improved patient outcomes.


We have all shifts available for Per diem, Part-time, and Full-time positions!


Our Long-Term Care Facilities are located throughout Ocean, Monmouth,

Middlesex, Union, and Hudson Counites. Our sites include The Harborage in

North Bergen, The Hartwycks in Edison and Plainfield, Whispering Knoll in Edison,

Manor by the Sea in Ocean Grove, The Willows in Holmdel, Bayshore Health Care

Center in Holmdel and HMH Nursing & Rehabs in Shrewsbury, Wall and Brick.


Newly hired CNAs at designated sites are eligible for a $1,000 sign-on bonus should they meet eligibility requirements.


Responsibilities of this position include:

 Providing residents with care per each resident’s care plan

 Communicating with the healthcare team

 Ensuring that all residents are well cared for, safe and fed

 Participating in resident conferences and contributing to nursing care plans

 Participating in re-motivation programs


Qualifications include:

 High School Diploma or Equivalent is required

 Certified Nursing Assistant in the State of New Jersey is required

 Previous experience in a geriatric setting is preferred

 The ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing patient needs, a strong

sense of accountability for improving the lives of our patients and their

caregivers, an exceptional focus on teamwork, dedication to ongoing

education and the ability and passion to deliver the highest quality of care and

service based on a strong sense of patient focus are all required.


If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and

capabilities, then please apply today at www.jobs.hackensackmeridianhealth.org


For Nursing Students Who Have Completed Fundamentals of Nursing

Did you know?!


If you are a nursing student who has completed Fundamentals of Nursing, you can work for Hackensack Meridian Health Nursing & Rehab as a Certified Nursing Assistant while continuing your nursing education!


The Department of Health can provide you with a waiver per the information provided below which will make you eligible to take the Certified Nursing Assistant exam without having to take the course.


Certification through vocational training and other means


You may take the Department’s examination without completing a nurse aide training course and clinical skills evaluation if you qualify as one of the following:

 You are a student, graduate nurse, or foreign licensed nurse who submits evidence of

successful completion of a course in the fundamentals of nursing;

 You can submit evidence of successfully completing a course in the fundamentals of

nursing within the 12 months immediately preceding your application to take the

competency examination.


Contact the Certification Program at:


Certification Program

Certificate of Need and Licensing

New Jersey Department of Health

P.O. Box 358

25 South Stockton Street

Trenton, NJ 08608-1832


Fax: 609-633-9087;   Phone: 866-561-5914

E-Mail: ltc@doh.nj.gov; include the word “NATCEP” in the subject line


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