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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant

We Are Hiring


Merkle-Knipprath Countryside - Clifton,IL

Merkle–Knipprath, part of Ascension Living in Clifton, IL, Offers both short-term post -acute rehabilitation and long-term care. We are looking for caring and compassionate CNAs to join the team! This gorgeous 99 bed facility that is certified for either Medicare or Medicaid, long-term skilled nursing, rehabilitation and therapy.

This facility is only 15 minutes south of Kankakee off I-57 highway. 


Full-Time, Evening  

2:00 AM-10:30 PM and every other weekend. 

Why Join Ascension?

Why join Merkle?

  • Be part of a great team and culture

  • Generous PTO, excellent (and affordable) medical, dental, vision and retirement (with a match)

  • Flexible scheduling and student friendly

  • Tuition reimbursement, discount programs and more 

What You Will Do


  • Assists with procedures ordered by physician and supervised by a Registered Nurse (RN).
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care, activities of daily living and transfers/transport.
  • Reports findings or changes in physical, mental and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms clean and orderly.
  • Assures resident safety by identifying safety hazards and emergency situations and initiates corrective action as appropriate.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):
    • Nurse Aide obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider. 


  • High school diploma or GED preferred

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 404533
Category: Nursing Support
Ministry: Ascension Living
Location: Clifton, IL

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