This position implements Individualized Treatment Plans, monitors and observes patient conditions, maintains patient records, and maintains the safety of the personnel and patients. This position will assist with maintaining a clean and safe environment, participate as a team member in patient treatment planning, and assist with orientating new patients and staff. Ongoing training/education related to patient care will be provided.
Special Notes: All applicants who may be appointed will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.
Individuals must be able to lift 50 pounds several times a day. In addition, individuals need to have the ability to perform complex motor skills and use specialized equipment. Prior to beginning employment, candidates must pass a pre-employment health assessment and pre-employment physical ability and agility screen which could include tasks such as running, lifting and kneeling.
Ability to work a schedule that includes straight p.m. shifts or a straight night shift. Additionally, must be able to work more than 8 hours in a day (up to 15.5 hours), more than 40 hours in a week, and holidays as needed. PCT-As are scheduled to work six consecutive days, followed by two days off.
After being selected for employment, an employer provided CNA training program will be administered. Applicants must demonstrate academic proficiency in this training by the end of the 7th week.
Applicants holding an active CNA certification in good standing from another state may be able to transfer CNA certification to Wisconsin via reciprocity. Access the application by going to the following website:
Wi Nurse Aid Program. This must be completed by the start of employment.
A well-qualified candidate will have:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to observe patients and maintain accurate records.
Ability to use security techniques.
Ability to use interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients.
State Of Wisconsin