Bassett Healthcare Network’s Valley Health Services Welcomes New Nursing Assistants


Valley Well being Providers (VHS) in Herkimer has been discovering success in its nurse support coaching program that helps its resident assistants develop into licensed nursing assistants (CNAs).

The 120-hour course is taught by Peggy Cool, RN, via The Middle for Company and Group Training at Mohawk Valley Group School. It teaches fundamental nursing abilities, making ready college students to take care of residents and qualifying them to take a seat for the CNA examination. 5 resident assistants accomplished this system in October and three in December.

Lisa Betrus, VHS president and Bassett Healthcare Community senior vice chairman, chief Technique and Transformation officer stated, “We’re extraordinarily grateful for the dedication and dedication of those college students to additional their schooling for the good thing about our residents. All of us at Valley Well being are extraordinarily happy with these people’ accomplishments, particularly on this time of a worldwide pandemic and nationwide scarcity of direct well being care employees.”

VHS shall be providing extra Nurse Assistant Coaching Applications within the close to future. It’s searching for these excited about starting a profession in well being care. For extra data, please contact the Human Sources division at 315-866-3330, extension 2254.  


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