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Certified Nurse Aide I

at Alaska Department of Administration

Posted: 3/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2357825
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Overall Job Objective

Job Description


This position is open to Alaska Residents only.
Please check our
residency definition to determine if you qualify.

The Fairbanks Pioneers' Home is recruiting for a
full-time Certified Nurse Aide I
to join our team!


The incumbent will work with elderly residents who not only experience physical limitations but also have varying rates of confusion/dementia. The incumbent will provide interventions with confused residents when warranted.

The incumbent will perform routine Certified Nurse Aide duties such as:
  • Monitoring hydration and body functions; taking blood pressure, pulse, and temperature; recording height and weight.
  • Assist with Activities of Daily Living (ADL's) by encouraging residents to be self-reliant.
  • Assist residents to and from the dining room, provide reminders and cueing for meals, etc.
  • Recognize and report any unusual signs or symptoms of common diseases and conditions.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly environment.
  • Assist residents to social and recreational activities.
  • Promote good mental health of the residents.
  • Participate in training and in-services.

The successful candidate will need the ability to work as a team member and the ability to get along with peers, family members, and residents in the facility.

This facility is an Eden Alternative facility.   The selected candidate may have contact with plants and flowers, birds, cats, and dogs.
 
If you feel you embody these strengths, then we want to hear from you.
 

If you are not already licensed in Alaska, you may want to use the following link for expedited review of your application for licensure:  Request for Expedited Review


To view the general description and example duties for a
Certified Nurse Aide I please go to the following link:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/Alaska/classspecs

Minimum Qualifications

A current Nurse Aide certification issued by the State of Alaska.

Special Note:
A criminal background investigation including fingerprinting is required. Individuals convicted of a barrier crime under Alaska Statute 47.33 and Nurse Aides listed on the State of Alaska's Abuse Registry will not be eligible for employment.

Positions require certification as a Nurse Aide in the State of Alaska. A person eligible for certification may apply for a position but may not be appointed until an Alaska certification is obtained.

Successful candidates will be required to provide proof they are free from active pulmonary tuberculosis at the time of hire. Employees are required to be tested annually.

Additional Required Information

At the time of interview applicant must submit:
  1. Your current State of Alaska Certified Nurse Aide certificate
  2. Three (3) professional references and two (2) personal references with current contact information
  3. A copy of your CPR and First Aid certificate, if available

At time of employment candidate must submit:
  1. Proof of current TB status
 

Please read the below information carefully. This applies to your application submission.


WORK EXPERIENCE
When using work experience not already documented in your application, please provide the employer name, your job title, dates of employment, and whether full-or part-time. Applications will be reviewed to determine if the responses are supported and minimum qualifications are clearly met. Work experience needed to meet the minimum qualifications must be documented in the application.  If the application does not support minimum qualifications, the applicant may not advance to the interview and selection phase of the recruitment.  A resume will not be used to determine that minimum qualifications have been met for the position in which you are applying. 

If you are currently or previously been appointed to a flexibly staffed position please ensure your work experience within a flexibly staffed position indicates the actual dates employed at each level.  Ensure your time and any subsequent flex promotion(s) are documented as a separate position.  This is required as there are minimum qualifications that require experience at a particular level in which the lower level may not be considered. If this information is not accurately reflected in your application this may cause the processing of your application for consideration to be delayed.

NOTE: Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar response on any portion of your application may lead to a determination your application is incomplete and removal from consideration for this job posting.

The State of Alaska does not provide VISA Employer sponsorships.

RECRUITMENT SCOPE
This position is open to Alaska Residents only. Please check our residency definition to determine if you qualify.

MULTIPLE VACANCIES
This recruitment may be used for more than one (1) vacancy. The applicant pool acquired during this recruitment may be used for future vacancies for up to ninety (90) days after this recruitment closes. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply to each recruitment notice to ensure consideration for all vacancies.

APPLICATION NOTICE
You can ONLY apply for this position through the Workplace Alaska website or via hardcopy application. If you accessed this recruitment bulletin through a job search portal such as ALEXsys or any other database, you MUST use a Workplace Alaska online or hardcopy application to successfully apply. Instructions on how to apply with Workplace Alaska may be found on the Workplace Alaska "How to Apply" webpage, found here: http://doa.alaska.gov/dop/workplace/howtoapply/

NOTICE
Questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465- 4095. If you choose to be contacted by email, please ensure your email address is correct on your application and that the spam filter will permit email from the 'govermentjobs.com' domains.  For information on allowing emails from the 'governmentjobs.com' domains, visit the Lost Password Help page located at https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm&topheader=alaska.

EEO STATEMENT
The State of Alaska complies with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).Individuals with disabilities, who require accommodation, auxiliary aides or services, or alternative communication formats, please call 1-800-587-0430 or 465-4095 in Juneau or (907) 465-3412 (TTY) or correspond with the Division of Personnel & Labor Relations at: P. O. Box 110201, Juneau, AK 99811-0201. The State of Alaska is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact Information

WORKPLACE ALASKA APPLICATION QUESTIONS & ASSISTANCE
Questions regarding application submission or system operation errors should be directed to the Workplace Alaska hotline at 1-800-587-0430 (toll free) or (907) 465-4095 if you are located in the Juneau area. Requests for information may also be emailed to recruitment.services@alaska.gov.

For applicant password assistance please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/js_lostpswd.cfm?&topheader=alaska

For specific information in reference to the position please contact the hiring manager at:

Name:  Gwendolyn Gibson, Administrative Officer II
Phone: (907) 456-4372
Fax: (907) 452-1070
Email:  Gwendolyn.Gibson@alaska.gov