Thank you for considering a career or educational opportunity with Samaritan Bethany.
This is more than a place to work.
Samaritan Bethany employees work as a team to provide compassionate care and enhance the quality of life of those we serve. Our employees are not here to simply collect a paycheck; they are truly involved in meaningful work in healthcare.
At Samaritan Bethany, employees get a chance to truly connect with those they care for, unlike a hospital or clinic environment where the connection stops with the end of your shift.
Choose Samaritan Bethany
Here are some of the reasons why you should consider a career with Samaritan Bethany:
- We offer a continuum of care. Work experiences can be had in assisted living, memory care, short term rehabilitation and long term care.
- We offer continuing education. Whether in person, online or at college, we offer training opportunities and scholarships to all of our employees
- We offer a routine work schedule. You will have a work schedule you can rely on and plan your life around, even for part-time employees.
- We care about your well-being. Choose from our competitive benefits, flexible paid time off program and wellness opportunities.
We hope that you will consider joining the team at Samaritan Bethany. We are always looking for those who believe that compassion for others and high quality healthcare go hand-in-hand. For more information about employment opportunities, please call 507-424-4034.
Employee benefits include: Health insurance, dental, life insurance, paid time off, disability, employee assistance, 403(b) retirement plan, employee discounts, dog-friendly workplace, pre-tax account for daycare and pre-tax account for healthcare.
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Nursing Assistant Training Program
The Samaritan Bethany Nursing Assistant Training Program is a state-certified program preparing students for a career in healthcare. Sheila Erickson, RN, is the program coordinator.
Samaritan Bethany holds three seven-week, part-time class sessions per year. There are also two special four-week, full-time class sessions held during the summer for college-bound students who are entering a nursing program or another medical field.
- Daytime classes (9 a.m. -1 p.m.) begin in January (January 5 – February 17, 2015).
- Evening classes (4 p.m. – 8 p.m.) begin in April (March 30 – May 12, 2015) and October (October 5 – November 17, 2015).
- Summer sessions for college students (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) are held in June (June 1 – June 26, 2015) and July (July 13 – August 17, 2015).
Frequently Asked Questions
Where are the classes held?
The classroom is located in the corporate office of Samaritan Bethany. Enter at 24 8th St NW and proceed to the corporate office. The classes are held in our on-site training center. Clinicals are at Samaritan Bethany, offering students the unique opportunity to experience clinicals in the Household Model that Samaritan Bethany has adopted, rather than the traditional nursing home setting. See the difference for yourself!
How many students per class?
The class size is a maximum of 10 students.
How much does it cost?
The cost for the program is $575, which includes books.
Is there an reimbursement for the cost of the class?
After completion of the course and passing the state tests, you will be a Nursing Assistant/Registered. When you become employed at a licensed skilled nursing facility in Minnesota, the nursing home is required to reimburse you for the cost of the class and testing.
How do I get my name on the waiting list?
To have your name placed on the waiting list for a future class, please express your interest in a specific class (i.e., July 2015) and provide your name and phone number in an email to Sheila Erickson at firstname.lastname@example.org or Janet Hofschulte at email@example.com.
When I am done with the course, what can I do for work?
Students who successfully complete this course and pass the state nursing assistant exam and skills test are listed on the Minnesota State Nursing Assistant Registry. Registry certification is required in order to work in skilled nursing home settings in Minnesota. Those interested in working in a hospital setting should contact a technical college nursing department for information on additional courses to be eligible for hospital nursing assistant positions.
We look forward to hearing from you!