Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Nurse Aide (SCI Waymart) in Waymart, Pennsylvania
Nurse Aide (SCI Waymart)
Nurse Aide (SCI Waymart)
$39,454.00 - $50,470.00 Annually
Wayne County, PA
Non-Civil Service Permanent Full-time
Department of Corrections
12/15/2021 11:59 PM Eastern
AFSCME - Am Fed of State, Cnty, Mun EE's
Department of Corrections/SCI Waymart
11 Fairview Drive
Meet new challenges and make a significant difference in a unique and diverse population!
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections is actively seeking dedicated and conscientious Nurse Aid for SCI Waymart
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
As a Certified Nurse’s Aide under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will provide care in the following areas: Forensic Treatment Center.
You will complete basic nursing skills and nursing procedures to maintain optimum inmate health and provide quality care and complete documentation as required. You will collect specimens as directed by the Registered Nurse for urine, feces, and sputum. you will complete or assist inmates with daily living activities and hygiene to ensure basic physical care needs are met. In this position you will participate in Life Skills programming by: following nursing care plan orders; providing care/interventions consistent with inmate’s needs; documenting on assigned aspects of nursing care plan. You will participate in emergency situations by: performing emergency procedures as indicated—CPR, obstructed airway; participating in emergency response drills as assigned.
For more information, please see completeposition description (http://www.occup.state.pa.us/OrgChart/PD_NEOGOV.asp?p=00088897) .
If you have the required skills and are looking to start a rewarding career in the medical field, the Department of Corrections is looking for you!
Work Hours: 6:00am to 2:30pm, Rotating days off
Hours per week: 40
This position is eligible for full benefits at age 50 or 55.
Please Note: Selected candidates who are new to employment within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will begin employment at the starting annual salary of $39,454 (before taxes).
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
If you are selected for hire and you arenota current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of your employment. You are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after your second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines) or two weeks after receiving a one-dose COVID-19 vaccine (e.g., the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). If you are not fully vaccinated prior to the start of your employment, or you have not received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth’s vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, your job offer will be rescinded.
If you are selected for hire and youarea current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be either fully vaccinated prior to starting in this positionORundergo weekly testing for COVID-19. Unless you have received an accommodation exempting you from the Commonwealth’s vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, if you are not fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position and you refuse to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing, your job offer will be rescinded.
Active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aid RegistryOR
Six Months of paid experience in the care and treatment of geriatric or physically ill patients or residents.
Active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry
6 months of paid experience as a Nurse Aide
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*
We understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!
For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules are available for certain positions.
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.
For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.
*Eligibility rules apply.
I acknowledge that if I am selected for hire and I amnota current Commonwealth employee, I am required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to the start of my employment. I understand that if I am not fully vaccinated prior to the start of my employment or I have not received an accommodation exempting me from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, my job offer will be rescinded. I acknowledge that if I am selected for hire and Iama current Commonwealth employee, I am required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting in this positionORI must undergo weekly testing for COVID-19. I understand that if I am not fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position or I have not received an accommodation exempting me from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, my job offer will be rescinded.
This position is in Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Are you willing and able to work in, and commute to this location?
This position is located within a State Correctional Institution. Are you willing to work within a State Correctional Institution?
How many years of paid experience do you have in the care and treatment of geriatric or physically ill patient/residents?
Less than 6 months
6 months - Less than 1 year
1 year - Less than 2 years
2 years - Less than 3 years
This job requires active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry. Are you registered and certified for performing nurse aide work?
Yes, I hold active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry.
No, I do not hold active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry.
If you are registered and certified by the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry, please list your certification # and expiration date. If you answered No to the previous question, enter N/A.
How many years of experience do you have working in a long-term care unit or facility?
Less than 1 year
1 year - Less than 2 years
2 years - Less than 3 years
Please provide the dates and employer where you gained your paid experience you identified above. If none, enter N/A.
Do you have experience working in a correctional facility?
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