Charleston, WV
(304) 344-0586

Learn and Earn Program (Charleston, Beckley and Princeton, WV)

Essential Functions

•Performs personal care duties that assist the patient with activities of daily living which include (but are not limited to):

  • Personal Hygiene
  • Ambulation
  • Eating
  • Dressing
  • Shaving

• Prepare meals and snacks according to instructions.

• Performs patient-specific activities that are taught by a nurse which could include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with the change of ostomy appliances
  • Reinforcement of dressings
  • Assisting with prescribed range of motion exercises
  • Measuring and preparing special diets
  • Taking vital signs
  • Application of an external catheter

Performs homemaking activities such as vacuuming, dusting, sweeping or mopping floors, washing dishes, changing  bed linens, doing laundry, and cleaning bathrooms.


  •  High School Graduate or G.E.D. Certificate preferred.
  •  Successful completion of a state-approved Nurse Aide Course/Program.
  • Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA (good academic standing) at Bridge Valley.
  • Possess a current and valid Driver’s License along with reliable transportation including Auto Insurance.
  •  18 years of age or older. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Communication and written skills.
  • Must have a sympathetic attitude toward the care of the elderly.
  • Ability to effectively deal with the demands of the job.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Genuine passion for helping others.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and client behavior. 

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Primarily works in client’s place of residence.
  • Travel required. 
  • Shift schedules vary with client needs.

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