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Health Services Assistant.  - A pathway to becoming a CNA

This is a temporary position that will last no more than 6 months.  Individuals who are successful in the HSA position will receive priority consideration for transfer to the CNA Student position and training opportunity. Those not selected for the CNA Student position will end employment at that time.  THIS IS NOT A SUMMER JOB.*

**Must be able to work Monday thru Friday7a-3:30p in our Village Care Center facility**  That schedule will change if selected for the CNA Student position. Upon attainment of the CNA certification, will be assigned to an available open position – most likely on the night shift 7p-7a.  Questions can be directed to


The Health Services Assistant (HSA) is responsible to provide assistance to a Team Leader/Charge Nurse and CNA under the supervision of a Team Leader/Charge Nurse.  Follows established facility policies and procedures while assisting other facility personnel. Supportive of Village mission, values, and service/hospitality (PRIDE) expectations.


  • Acquires supplies, linens as needed. Distributes hand and face cloths and basins.
  • Checks patient/resident on a routine basis and report resident information to CNA or RN/LPN Charge Nurse.
  • Answers call lights, bells and intercom system in a timely manner to determine patient/resident needs.  Request help from CNA as required.
  • Passes, prepares, and collects food trays, gives fresh water, assists in record keeping.
  • Transports residents by wheelchair to/from dining and activities.
  • Coordinates and/or leads activities per activity calendar at Village Assistant Living.
  • Runs errands, directs visitors and answers phone.
  • Assists patient/resident with brushing/combing hair, cleaning/trimming/painting nails, etc.  Ensures patient/resident is clean and appropriate.
  • Utilizes universal precautions and observes all fire/safety policies and procedures.
  • Marks personal clothes/items of residents as required.
  • Cleans wheelchairs and other items.
  • Write letters and opens mail for residents at the Village Care Center.
  • Achieves order and cleanliness in patient/resident room.  Changes linens and makes bed. Cleans spills on the floor.  Cleans closet, arranges and straightens room.
  • Conforms to all departmental policies/procedures and standards. 
  • Adheres to all safety regulations and requirements.
  • Handles stress well and gets along with others within the workplace and with customers outside the department.
  • Maintains acceptable standards of workplace conduct.

The responsibilities described above represent the primary responsibilities of the job.  Other responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor as warranted by business needs.  The incumbent is expected to perform all assigned      responsibilities.                                                                                                                                                                           



Knowledge and Skills (required unless otherwise noted):

  • Beginner keyboarding skills
  • Must have ability to follow instructions
  • Must have excellent time management skills
  • Must have multitasking abilities
  • Must have telephone skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must possess problem solving skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to write simple sentences, paragraphs and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 


  • Work is done in client home, or wherever client is located. (i.e. assisted living, hospital, nursing facility). 
  • Travel is required from client to client. 
  • Associate may have exposure to bodily fluids, or any health condition the client might have. 
  • Universal precaution must always be followed.
  • All associates may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.

On designated Wednesdays stop by Human Resources during the specified time period to participate in our Walk-In Wednesday for Work interview day.

You'll have the opportunity to interview and learn more about what John Knox Village has to offer. No appointment needed during the designated dates/times - just walk in!

Participants have the opportunity to win a door prize.

Other Positions
  • Resident and Professional Services – Non-clinical positions range from activity specialists to information technology technicians to landscaping and maintenance to transportation – and everything in between.
  • Food Service/Restaurant – Servers, cooks, hosts, dishwashers, bartenders, baristas. Part-time, full-time and PRN positions available.
  • Private Duty – Personal Care Assistants
  • Home Health – LPN, RN, Social Worker
  • Assisted Living/Assisted Living Memory Care – CNA, CMT, LPN
  • Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitative Services (long-term care, post-acute care, memory care, in-patient hospice care) – CNA, CMT, LPN, RN, Social Worker, Food Service
  • Hospice – CNA, LPN, RN, Social Worker, Bereavement Coordinator
  • Emergency Medical Services /Public Safety
  • John Knox Village provides associates with a variety of benefit offerings:

  • Competitive pay
  • A broad and flexible benefits plan, including health, dental, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending plans and more
  • An extensive, award-winning wellness program and on-site health and wellness clinic
  • A 403(b) retirement program with a company match as well as other personal finance education programs that are available to all associats

  • Free use of the two on-site fitness centers
  • Continuing education opportunities including free tuition for CNA training, leadership development and financial support for designated positions
  • Flexibility, including 8-hour and 12-hour shifts

Apply in person at Human Resources  Village Care Ctr.  600 NW Pryor Road
or online at

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 John Knox Village Care Center

600 N.W. Pryor Road
  Lee's Summit, MO 64081-1498

        Contact Human Resources at : 
  Main Line: 816-347-3747  
  Fax: 816-246-9154

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