Title: Nursing Assistant (CNA/29 Hours Per Week)
Hiring Range: $15.87 - $19.43
Agency: Dept of Corr - Central Admin
Location: Sussex State Prison Complex
Agency Website: https://www.vadoc.virginia.gov
Recruitment Type: General Public - G
Positions are located at Sussex I and Sussex II State Prison Complex
Multiple Positions will be filled from this posting.
Assist the offender population with activities of daily living while integrating nursing care between professional disciplines.
Assists with caring for the mental health and physical needs of offenders.
Provides quality nursing care as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Assists with performing activities of daily living for offenders while maintaining accountability in a safe, secure and therapeutic environment.
Observes, reports, document and communicate interventions, treatments, behaviors, emergent needs and situations as they arise.
This is a wage position limited to working no more than 1,500 hours per agency during the 12 month period of May 1 – April 30, regardless of the hire date. The wage employment period resets on May 1 of the following year. All wage employees are limited to working no more than 29 hours per week on average over the 12-month period. This wage position offers no state benefits.
Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Virginia CNA license issued by the board of nursing (if you are a recent graduate of a CNA program in VA and not licensed, the NNAAP exam must be scheduled at the time of application).
Knowledge of patient care, personal care techniques, and infection control measures.
Demonstrated ability to take and record vital signs; to transfer and transport patients in a safe manner using proper body mechanics; to recognize signs and symptoms indicating distress; and to perform CPR.
Appropriately intervene in crisis or problem situations.
Ability to work in a secure/locked environment.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, take initiative, organize duties, and manage time.
Prefer working in a hospital, nursing, or secured patient environment.
Skilled in the use of a computer to include Google mail (professional email client) and Microsoft Office.
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Special Instructions for ALL DOC Postings:
If selected as a finalist with the VADOC, candidates can expect the following:
Background Investigation Requirements: All applicants are subject to a background investigation. Investigations may include fingerprint checks (State Police, FBI); local agency checks; employment verification; verification of education (relevant to employment); credit checks; and other checks based on the position.
Drug Testing Requirements: Applicants applying to a designated safety sensitive position are subject to a pre-employment drug screen. Marijuana use is prohibited for positions that require possession of a firearm or a Commercial Driver’s License in the performance of official duties such as Corrections Officers, Probation Officers, Tractor Trailer Drivers and others.
Application Requirements: Application and/or résumé for this position are only accepted electronically through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Electronic Recruitment System. All applications should be submitted by 11:55pm on the closing date for the position. Mailed, emailed, faxed, or hand delivered applications and/or résumés will not be accepted. The decision to interview an applicant is based solely on the information received for this position from the electronic application and/or résumé.
Tobacco Free: All VADOC facilities are Tobacco free. Use of all tobacco products is always prohibited on site.
Layoff Preferences: Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under the Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of VA employees only) MUST attach these forms when submitting their state application and/or résumé.
VADOC is an EEO employer and is committed to supporting workforce diversity, equitable opportunities and inclusivity. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.
VADOC values our Veterans and encourages all to apply and receive preference in the hiring process. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other nation service alumni are also encouraged to apply. Click here for more information: Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program - Virginia Department of Veterans Services
Name: Val Thompson
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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