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Ascension Health CNA Trainee Program in Hays, Kansas

We Are Hiring

Are you looking for an opportunity to begin your career in healthcare with a dynamic, mission-based organization? Ascension Living has the position for you!

  • Be given the opportunity to begin your career in the growing and innovative field of healthcare

  • Participate in free in-person 4-week CNA training program that will prepare you to pass the CNA certification exam

  • Earn money and benefits during your CNA training

  • Have a guaranteed CNA position upon successful completion of CNA certification

  • Be provided with personal and professional support from your Ascension Living career coach through your career journey with Ascension

    We Are Hiring Via Christi Village Hays , part of Ascension Living, is looking for caring and compassionate caregivers to join the team! Our team of healthcare professionals are devoted to providing nursing care to those that need it most. At Ascension Living you work will have purpose.

    Schedule Full time day shift during training (4 weeks)

    Why join Ascension (Community Selling Points)

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Desire to become certified as a CNA at the completion of the training (ASL pays for the certification) - with a commitment to take the exam

  • Earn money and benefits during your CNA training

  • Have a guaranteed CNA position upon successful completion of CNA certification

  • Flexibility to work full-time evening or night shift upon certification as a CNA

  • Inspirational leadership will support your growth and career path

    At Ascension Living, we are always learning things from our senior living communities, hospitals, and caregivers all over the country. This means we have the ability to customize what works best in a lot of different places to ensure you feel safe and well. Safety is our top priority. That is why we provide ongoing associate education, hands-on training and access to the latest in COVID testing and mitigation efforts.

What You Will Do

Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN), perform basic patient care activities to patients as a trainee.

  • Assist with treatments ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Support patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living.

  • Report findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.

  • Keep patient rooms clean and orderly.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider preferred.


  • High school diploma or GED preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

As a subsidiary of Ascension, Ascension Living is committed to providing services, amenities, opportunities and support, so seniors can enjoy living healthier and happier, at every age and at every stage.We’re the second-largest nonprofit system in the U.S. Our living choices include independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitative care and long-term skilled nursing care.More than 10,000 adults live in our 54 senior living communities, which are located in 12 states, and Washington, D.C. Also, more than 5,500 associates are employed by Ascension – professional, compassionate individuals who believe in empowering people to age successfully.Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Living is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension Living will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension Living will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)