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Are you looking to start a career in healthcare? If so, HMH will sponsor you to become a CNA!

While working in a full-time, part-time or per diem Provisional Nursing Aide position at one of our HMH nursing and rehab facilities and become sponsored to become a CNA!

Upon hire you’ll complete the 
ACHA 8 hour online course on company time (if you haven’t completed it already), which will give you priority to enroll in our free CNA class to become certified by the state of NJ!
JOIN OUR HEROES! Make a difference and positively impact patients’ lives as a temporary Certified Nurse Aide.
With the completion of an eight (8) hour temporary nurse aide training class and orientation, you will work alongside a Licensed/Registered Nurse to assist our patients/residents with their activities of daily living (ADLs). You will insure that patients’/residents’ and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual patients’/residents’ needs and rights.
Why Hackensack Meridian Health? Join our well orchestrated teams, advance your skills and work in our state-of-the art facilities, our commitment to supporting our employees means that they can support our communities to deliver the best-in-class care. We are proud to be a certified “Great Place to Work”.

Why work for Hackensack Meridian 
Health Nursing & Rehab?
Hackensack Meridian Health Rehabilitation delivers a seamless continuum of comprehensive, high quality rehabilitative health care including Acute Care, Sub-acute Care, and Long-term care at our various skilled nursing and rehab and assisted living facilities in New Jersey.

We offer full-time, part-time and per diem opportunities on day, evening and night shifts.

Our New Jersey Facilities

Nursing & Rehab in Brick
 provides both short-term and sub-acute rehabilitation programs for patients as an alternative to prolonged hospital care. In this 137 bed facility patients receive various services on site in order to eliminate re-hospitalization. Brick is the only skilled nursing facility in New Jersey to receive the Advanced Certification in Heart Failure from the Joint Commission in conjunction with American Heart Association. It’s conveniently located near Parkway Exit 91, just down the street from Ocean Medical Center.
Manor By the Sea in Ocean Grove is a 147 bed inpatient nursing & subacute rehabilitation facility providing personalized medical care programs for Long-Term and Short-Term Nursing & Rehabilitation to patients of all ages. Our services are an alternative to prolonged hospital care. The facility provides easily accessible living space with luxurious amenities and beautifully decorated private and common areas which make our patients feel at home. The subacute unit offers the latest technologies, design, equipment and spaciously well-appointed rooms, including private bedrooms and living space for bariatric and palliative care patients. This location is easily accessible by public transportation, located right between Bradley Beach and Asbury Park.
Nursing & Rehab in Wall is strictly a rehabilitation facility with 126 beds caring for patients of all ages whose length of stay can range from three days to several weeks. This facility has achieved the Pathway to Excellence designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, signifying based on team member job satisfaction that nurses can flourish and feel empowered in their careers. Also, this facility is CARF Certified (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), which means that standards for providing top-quality services and the best rehab care have been achieved. This facility is not far from Garden State Parkway Exit 98.
Nursing & Rehab at Red Bank is a newer addition to the HMH Family, located on a quiet street within minutes of Garden State Parkway Exit 109. In this 180-bed sub-acute and long-term care facility, skilled professionals provide care for residents age 35 and over who have complex plans of care. This facility works closely with the Riverview Medical Center and is Medicare and Medicaid-approved.
Nursing & Rehab in Shrewsbury provides a wide range of short- and long-term medical and rehabilitation programs. Meridian Nursing & Rehab’s continuum of care approach helps achieve the most successful outcomes. The Subacute Care Unit at Meridian Nursing & Rehab at Shrewsbury has 140 beds and cares for patients who require complex medical care, requiring skilled nursing and progressive rehabilitation services. Shrewsbury also offers palliative and hospice care on site. This facility is conveniently located between Red Bank and Eatontown.

Bayshore Health Care Center
, located on the Bayshore Medical Center campus right off Garden State Parkway Exit 117, is a Medicare and Medicaid-approved skilled nursing facility with 232 total licensed beds including 121 long-term nursing care beds, 37 Alzheimer’s/Dementia unit beds, 52 subacute rehabilitation beds, and a separate 11-bed Ventilator Unit. The center’s central location on the hospital’s campus offers residents immediate access to acute care and diagnostic services.

The Willows
 is an assisted living facility adjacent to Bayshore Health Care Center and Bayshore Medical Center, near Garden State Parkway Exit 117. With 74 beds, this facility provides comprehensive services, amenities and support tailored to the unique needs of each resident. Our registered nurses will assess each patient’s individual needs and develop a personalized program of assistance designed to promote health, safety, independence and dignity. In addition to receiving assistance with daily tasks such as housekeeping, medication administration and personal care, residents of our all-inclusive assisted living communities enjoy restaurant-style dining, entertainment, social events, games and trips — all specially designed to keep residents engaged, vibrant and active.

The Hartwyck at Oak Tree
, a 120 bed facility located in Edison, is a very unique facility offering highly skilled and specialized care. This facility is recognized as a Five-Star Facility by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. In addition to providing long term care, Oak Tree offers specialty care for ventilator patients as well as those with traumatic brain injury. The treatment team consists of physical therapists, social workers, recreation therapists, as well as specialized treatment care providers, including respiratory therapists, cognitive therapists, head trauma nurses and specially trained support staff. Oak Tree is one of the few facilities in the area offering such comprehensive services making our facility truly one of a kind.
Whispering Knoll located in Edison offers an alternative for people who are looking for more than just senior housing; it offers them a special place to call home. We believe that “assisted living” means allowing seniors to maintain their independence and pursue their interests for as long as possible. The beautifully designed facility features numerous unique amenities in addition to one and two bedroom living spaces, including scenic gardens, peaceful patios, library, a cinema, gym and game room, formal dining room and bistro. This facility is proud to have the designation of Advanced Standing, given by the New Jersey Department of Health and the Health Care Association of New Jersey Foundation (HCANJF). Advanced Standing was created to bestow distinction upon Assisted Living facilities, like Whispering Knoll, who have demonstrated a level of quality and service excellence that exceeds those standards established by state regulations.

The Hartwyck at Cedar Brook
 in Plainfield is a Medicare and Medicaid approved skilled nursing facility with 106 total licensed beds, including 24 beds designated specifically for Huntington’s disease patients. Cedar Brook is honored to be one of a few centers in the nation that provides specialized Huntington’s disease services to its residents. A passionate, caring team of dedicated professionals provides Huntington’s residents with the specialized care and support they need, while maintaining the highest quality of life and care for them. This facility also provides long-term care, short-term rehabilitation, physical, occupational, speech and recreation therapies, 24-hour skilled nursing, respite and hospice care, physician services and family support. The facility’s home-like setting along with Cedar Brook Park in its backyard, allow for a warm, cozy, friendly atmosphere for all to enjoy. Residents, patients and team members are truly family at Cedar Brook. Many team members at this facility have been part of the facility for many years.
The Harboragelocated right on the Hudson River and adjacent to Palisades Medical Center, offers spectacular views of Manhattan along with the peace of mind that comes from being so close to acute care if and when it’s needed. And the opposite is true, too — Palisades Medical Center residents in need of continued care can find it at The Harborage. In each section of The Harborage – Long Term Care, Subacute Care/Rehabilitation and Ventilation Therapy – residents receive consistent, comprehensive care and services from a dedicated Care Team. Care Teams are assembled based on the type of care required as well as individual needs. But we’re just as committed to other aspects of our residents’ lives.


A day in the life of a Nursing Assistant at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
  • Performs varied tasks in order to maintain orderly, sanitary and attractive environment of care within the facility such as making beds, passing water, passing food trays and maintaining clean and clutter free room.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist staff as needed.
  • Assists with Recreation Programs.
  • Delivers the highest level of service to all residents, families and visitors.
  • Shares information, ideas and personal skills with other team members in the department and facility.
  • Handles special projects and rush assignments as needed, in a timely manner.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • As a condition of employment, must take temporary 8 hour CNA course within the first week of your start date. You will be taking the course online during work time.
  • Must be willing to enroll in Hackesack Meridian sponsored CNA course, complete the course, and take the CNA exam.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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