Washington State Nursing Assistant Certified Restorative Aide Walla Walla 025 in Walla Walla, Washington

Description

Lend direction to your patients as well as a caring attitude. Bring a smile and your vital knowledge to everyone, every day. Brighten prospects for patients and your career. Connect with your goals and change lives in accomplishing our mission of "Serving Those Who Served" with the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs. If you are a Nursing Assistant Restorative Aide with a passion for excellence and compassionate care, we invite you to be a part of our team at our Walla Walla Veterans Home.

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is pleased to announce an opportunity to make a difference at our Walla Walla Veterans Home (WWVH) located in Walla Walla Washington.

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is comprised of more than 800 dedicated staff who strive to fulfill WDVA's mission of "Serving Those Who Served." To achieve this mission, WDVA provides critical services to veterans and their families, both in the community and among four veterans' homes within the State of Washington. WDVA is a national leader in the quality of and advocacy for veterans claims submitted to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, reaching out to Washington's more than 600,000 veterans.

?WDVA operates four veterans' homes in Port Orchard, Orting, Spokane, and Walla Walla providing Medicare and Medicaid nursing care for honorably discharged veterans, to include, in some instances, their spouses, widows or gold star parents.

For more information, visit our website at www.dva.wa.gov.

Some of what you will be doing: "Serving Those Who Served" This day shift Nursing Assistant under the supervision of a RN3, Restorative Nurse, supervisory Nurse, or Physician; assist the residents in the gym or on the units, to perform his/her assigned functional maintenance program as outlined personally for the resident.

Key Responsibilities: Carries out exercise programs.

Teaches coordination and balance programs.

Assists with Speech programs.

Required Qualifications: Current and valid Washington State Nursing Assistant Certification.

Current active status on OBRA. (Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act)

Knowledge and skills in rehab / restorative principles and practices

Preferred Qualifications: At least one year of experience as a Nursing Assistant.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will 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 position.

Must comply with health screening requirements by undergoing a tuberculosis skin test.

Application process:

The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Applications submitted will contain the following:

  1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
  2. A current resume detailing applicable experience, education and current salary.
  3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

NOTE: Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at:_recruiters@dva.wa.gov


The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183 or toll free (800) 562-0132 and select option 5. For questions about this recruitment, call (360)725 -2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service._

Salary: $2,367.00 - $3,054.00 Monthly

Location: Walla Walla County - Walla Walla, WA

Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Department: Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Job Number: 2017-09451

Closing: 10/20/2017 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

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Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov