Do you identify yourself as a highly motivated Certified Nursing Assistant who enjoys assisting others? Do you like a team approach to making a difference in the quality of life for others? Flexible and willing to work with individuals with intellectual disabilities? Want to share your creativity, enthusiasm and ideas in a homelike setting?
We have career opportunities for Certified Nursing Assistants at Yakima Valley School. You'll interact with clients in a residential living atmosphere, providing care and engaging in therapeutic activities on and off campus. You'll partner with residents and their family members, providing choices in all areas of their lives.
In addition to a competitive salary and on the job training, we offer a complete benefit package with medical, dental, vision, long-term and life insurance, retirement plan, 11 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave with pay, opportunities for overtime, career growth and advancement.
Some of what you'll do
Actively participate in the daily lives of the clients and residents we care for.
Provide direct care and active engagement designed to maximize independent living skills. Teach and assist residents with personal hygiene, dressing, grooming, meal preparation, leisure skills, community awareness, safety and routine household responsibilities.
Participate in activities of daily living, physical, social and habilitative skill development while providing choices for self-determination to the best of the resident's abilities.
Transport and escort residents to and from various recreational activities and health appointments.
Aid in the implementation of Health Services Orders supporting residents through a planned daily schedule of learning new skills, becoming more independent, maintaining their health, overall functioning, improving social behaviors, attending work and school.
Provide personal care for both genders.
Provide safe and protective interventions in the presence of challenging behaviors.
Observe, document and report physical, medical and behavioral changes in residents. Assist with medical and behavioral emergencies, providing health, safety, security and protection from abuse and or neglect.
What we're looking for
Registered Nursing Assistants with a Certificate of Completion and eligible to test for certification
1 year of related experience or high school completion or equivalent
Experience working with persons with intellectual disabilities is desired and not required
Collaborative, positive approach to people and work
Submit an application
Not sure if this is for you? We want to hear from you. Come meet us in person at 609 Speyer's Road, Selah WA; check us out on the web Yakima Valley School or email .gov_
Click here to check out the list of nursing assistant training programs approved by the Nursing Commission
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at . Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or .
Salary: $2,772.00 - $3,267.00 Monthly
Location:* Yakima County Selah, WA
Job Type:* Various Job Types
Department:* Dept. of Social and Health Services
Job Number:* 2018-09223
Closing: 10/7/2018 11:59 PM Pacific
Agency:* State of Washington
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