Riverside Health System

Hospitality Assistant - Earn and Learn Program

Location Name The Orchard at Warsaw
Department Riv Rehabilitation Ctr Orchard
Job ID
Support Services
Multiple Shifts Available


The Hospitality Assistant Position requires participation in our Earn and Learn Program. Anyone hired into this position agrees to go through our Nurse Aide program to become a Certified Nurse Aide. This is a Riverside paid program! 


Key Points about the Earn and Learn program:

  • The Nurse Aide program is an accelerated 6 week long program. Monday – Friday hours can vary from 7:00/8:30 A.M. – 2:00/2:30 P.M. Classes are held in Gloucester, VA. 
  • Riverside will pay for the Nurse Aide program, and you will be paid your Hospitality Assistant rate while in your Nurse Aide classes. So you will be paid to go to school as well as be able to pick up additional hours as a Hospitality Assistant.
  • Upon successful completion of the program Riverside will place you in one of our Life Long Health facilities as a Certified Nurse Aide 
  • You will be given 2 chances to pass your Nurse Aide exam
  • We will have Full-time C.N.A options available with a 12 month work commitment and Part-time C.N.A options available with an 18 month work commitment
  • Additional details are outlined on the Earn and Learn Program agreement that will be formally present at the time of offer

Until you become a Certified Nurse Aide you will work as a Hospitality Assistant, below is the job description. 


The Hospitality Assistant will report to the Charge Nurse and work in conjunction with certified nursing assistants to ensure that residents needing only encouragement minimal assistance or non-medical supervision are assisted with eating and drinking as needed. There are also other basic task that may be assigned which will include but are not limited to: preparing dining room for meals, assisting with clothing protectors, reminding or assisting residents to their seats, passing meal trays and assisting in preparing food and drinks for eating, assisting with feeding as qualification allow, documenting meal consumption, answering call lights and responding to wander guard alarms, cleaning utility rooms, storage areas, and resident rooms/closets/drawers, emptying soiled linen, conducting leisure activities with residents. Covered tasks will be performed only under the supervision of an RN or LPN licensed by the Board of Nursing who is available to provide assistance if necessary.

The Orchard located in Warsaw, VA was awarded the 2017 Silver Award by the American Health Care Association. From your first step inside the airy, sun-drenched atrium of The Orchard, you'll see why so many people enjoy the independent, active lifestyles offered in our four welcoming residences. In the heart of Warsaw, Virginia, The Orchard's meticulously maintained campus has four distinct residencies, to include Assisted Living, Long-Term Care, Rehab Care and Memory Support. The facility sits just outside of Richmond, Virginia, with Fredericksburg and Washington, D.C. just an easy drive away.


Highschool diploma preferred

Successful completion of a minimum of 8 hours of a state-approved training course, provided by Riverside Health System, within 30 days of hire.


Basic Life Support Certification required within 30 days of hire


Standard First Aid required for Assisted Living and Memory Support units. 


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