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 Mahanoy.As a Certified Nurse's Aide under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will provide care in the following areas: Skilled Care, Personal Care, Outpatient, and General Population.
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.
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: 2:00pm -10:30pm, Every other weekend; Every other holiday
Hours per week: 40
This position is eligible for full benefits at age 50 or 55.
If you are selected for hire and you are not a 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exempting you from the Commonwealth's vaccination policy based on a medical or religious reason, your job offer will be rescinded.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 you are a current Commonwealth employee, this position requires you to be either fully vaccinated prior to starting in this position OR undergo 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 Registry
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.
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