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Certified Nursing Assistant

Health and Human Services

STAUNTON

Certified Nursing Assistant

  • 493596
  • 103 VALLEY CENTER DRIVE PO BOX 2500, STAUNTON, Virginia, United States, 24402-2500
  • Western State Hospital
  • Health and Human Services
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Closing at: Feb 28 2023 at 23:55 EST
  • Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Title: Certified Nursing Assistant

Hiring Range: $36,078- $48,998 (Salary commensurate with experieence)

Agency: Dept Behavioral Health/Develop

Location: Western State Hospital

Agency Website: http://www.wsh.dbhds.virginia.gov/

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

CNAs are eligible for Sign-on Bonus up to $7,500.

Western State Hospital is seeking applicants for classified (Full-time) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) on 2nd and 3rd shifts. CNAs are scheduled to work (2) 12-hour shifts and (2) 8-hour shifts or (5) 8 hours shifts per week. The successful applicant must work every other weekend. Holidays and overtime, as needed, will be required.

Administer nursing care to a selected group of patients to include, but not be limited to, personal hygiene, assisting with patient activities, assisting patients with taking nourishment, recording vital signs, and assisting with patient transport.

Measure and chart fluid intake and output, assists with prescribed treatments, collection of specimens and keeps supervisor informed of changes in patient’s condition.

CNA are eligible for following Shift Differential:
1st shift weekend $3.00/hr.
2nd shift weekdays $2.50/hr., and weekend/holidays $3.00/hr.
3rd shift weekdays $2.25/hr., and weekend/holidays $3.00/hr.

Minimum Qualifications

• Knowledge of personal care needs and activities of daily living.
• Ability to carry out responsibilities of the position.
• Ability to read, write and communicate effectively with others
• Ability to turn, bend and lift non-ambulatory patients without restrictions.
• Ability to provide direct patient care under supervision of licensed nursing staff.
• Ability to demonstrate competencies as defined on the C.N.A. competency assessment
• State Board License to practice as a Nursing Aide in the State of Virginia

Preferred Qualifications:

- Minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities.
- Experience in psychiatric, healthcare facility, acute care, long-term care or correction setting is preferred.
- Bi-lingual Spanish and English is a plus.

Special Instructions: 

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.

Commonwealth’s Alternate Hiring Process: 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 Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: https://www.vadars.org/drs/cpid/PWContact.aspx, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact Human Resources at (540-332-8300) for assistance. Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, and people with National Service experience are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.

Western State Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities are open to all regardless of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability.


DBHDS is a healthcare organization and must comply with the federal CMS Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care staff Vaccination Regulation which requires all employees to be vaccinated or receive an exemption. Upon acceptance of a job offer, new recruits will be asked to disclose their vaccination status (and for those fully vaccinated, proof of vaccination) during the pre-employment process. New staff who are not vaccinated for any reason or choose not to disclose their vaccination status, will need to request a medical or religious accommodation. If you have questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Contact Information:

Name: Moez Nayani

Phone: 540-332-8056

Email: moez.nayani@dbhds.virginia.gov

 

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.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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