Title: Certified Nursing Assistant
Hiring Range: $41,600.00 -$44,720.00
Agency: Dept of Veterans Services
Agency Website: www.dvs.virginia.gov
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
**We offer a sign on bonus of $3,000 paid over a year for full-time Certified Nursing Assistant**
Ensure residents receive assistance with care, to whatever level required and/or ordered. Resident tasks are completed and documented within EMR with accuracy. Vital signs and weights are obtained and documented within EMR. Behaviors are monitored, documented and the charge nurse notified as needed. Resident safety always a priority, from monitoring and preventing falls, ensuring all safety devices are in place and functioning properly, special alarms and call bells are in place, bed positioning is correct and transfers are completed as required. Use of lifts are completed with proper equipment and staff assistance. Rounds are made at least every two hours to monitor residents assigned. Call lights are answered promptly, with courtesy and care provided as needed. Documentation completed as needed. Encourage residents to participate in activities and therapies, plus socialization in common areas. Monitor and observe resident’s physical, mental and emotional conditions, reporting changes immediately to the charge nurse. Documentation completed regarding observations to ensure compliance and trigger of alerts. Compliance with facility policy regarding toileting and incontinence. Follow bowel and bladder protocols for residents assigned. Accurately monitor for bowel issues, reporting concerns to charge nurse. Monitor for lack of urine output. Accurately maintain Intake & Output. Ensure proper foley catheter placement and monitoring. Complete assignments as ordered, performing cleaning, stocking, and keeping resident areas orderly and neat. Participate in Emergency Preparedness drills as required. May be assigned to any unit as staffing needs change with short notice.
Must have a current Certified Nursing Assistant License in the state of Virginia or you have 120 days from the date you completed your NA class to obtain.
CPR certification upon hire or willing to obtain.
RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.
Applicants are encouraged to be specific regarding job related knowledge, skills and abilities. Resumes are encouraged but do not substitute submittal of the online application. Criminal History Check and Pre-employment drug screening and two TB Skin Tests are required. Preference given to veterans provided they meet all of the state requirements. This is a continuous recruitment position so applications will be held for 90 days if positions are not available. Completed state application is required to be considered for this position. Salaries for current state employees will be determined according to the current state compensation plan.
Name: Kristen Johnson
Phone: 540-982-2860 Ext 4903
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.
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