Certified Nursing Assistant - Human Svcs Support Specialist

State Of Minnesota Saint Peter , MN 56082

Posted 2 months ago

Job Details

Job Class: Human Services Support Specialist

Working Title: Certified Nursing Assistant

Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers

Date Posted: 11/05/2019

Closing Date: 12/31/2019

Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Minnesota Department of Human Services

Division/Unit: Direct Care & Treatment Services / Forensics Services

Work Shift: Rotating

Work Hours: Various

Days of Work: Varies

Travel Required: No

Salary Range: $18.05 - $24.42/hourly

Job Class Option: Certified Nursing Assistant

Classified Status: Classified

Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes

Job Summary

Job Summary

You may be eligible for a $500 hiring incentive!!!

This announcement will be used to fill multiple part-time, mostly weekend work, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) vacancies at the Forensic Nursing Home, Forensics Services - St. Peter.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary team, the CNA provides direct care, treatment, support, and leisure activities to residents of the Forensic Nursing Home. Day-to-day responsibilities of this position include:

  • Providing care to residents in accordance with the plan of care and under the direction of a licensed nurse while maintaining a therapeutic working relationship with residents.

  • Directly supporting residents as necessary including assisting in meal preparation, laundry, housekeeping, and personal care activities, emergency intervention and providing general resident supervision.

  • Addressing crisis situations that present a risk to the health and safety of residents (e.g., CPR, first aid, emergency physical intervention).

  • Using non-physical intervention strategies (e.g., negotiation, active listening, redirection) whenever possible to address behavioral crisis and potential behavioral crisis.

  • Maintaining a clean safe working environment.

  • Transporting residents, if needed.

The CNA observes, interprets and documents resident responses to their care plans; and provides direct care services and support to residents to ensure they are well fed, cared for, in good health, and included in decisions, as appropriate. The CNA uses nonphysical intervention strategies, such as negotiation, redirection, etc., to control and diffuse aggressive/ violent/ inappropriate behavior. The CNA has knowledge of developmental disabilities and mental illness sufficient to assist with the design and implementation of individual treatment plans and has skills in human relations sufficient to establish rapport with residents, their families and service providers.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current Nursing Assistant (CNA) Certification in the State of Minnesota.

  • Valid driver's license

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that you clearly describe your work experience in the areas listed for each job held.

REFERENCE CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials.

EDUCATION VERIFICATION - Applicants will be required to provide a copy of their high school diploma at time of interview OR copies of their college transcript or college degree/diploma at time of interview. Copies of the college degree/diploma are acceptable ONLY if it clearly identifies the field in which it was earned.

Application Details

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.

How to Apply

Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.

For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.

Contact

If you have questions about the position, contact Becky Kern at becky.kern@state.mn.us

If you are a Connect 700 applicant, please send your Connect 700 Certificate to Ryne Leytem at ryne.j.leytem@state.mn.us by the position close date.

If you are an individual with a disability and need an ADA accommodation for an interview, you may contact the Department of Human Services' ADA Coordinator at 651-431-4945 for assistance.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.

We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email careers@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance you need.

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Certified Nursing Assistant - Human Svcs Support Specialist

State Of Minnesota