Certified Nursing Assistant Trainee Program

WellStar Health System Dallas, GA

About the Job


At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


WellStar Paulding Nursing Home accepts five (5) inexperienced trainees in a 17-week paid training program to teach individuals, seeking to become CNA's, how to treat and care for residents in a nursing home setting.

The next class will not start until March!


Classes are 17 weeks in duration: Monday-Thursday 10:00am-2:30pm for the first week. The schedule hours will vary after the first week and will include some Evenings from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.  


This is a 16 hours a week paid training program. 


It is a physically demanding position requiring excessive bending, lifting (50 lb. minimum), walking and standing. Duties include but are not limited to bathing, feeding and changing bed linens. There is possible exposure to blood and/or body fluids, hospital grade cleaning solutions, latex, sharps and/or other contact expected in a hospital environment.


FT/PT employment depends on the availability of open positions at the time of graduation AND verification of the state certification. Employment may be offered after successful completion of the class, however, if the student, exhibits poor performance throughout the class employment is not guaranteed.




Required Education:  HS Diploma or equivalent required.


Required experience:  No previous CNA experience required and/or accepted, must complete 130 hours, take and pass a final exam to be eligible for the state certification exam.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. 


Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!