Provides basic personal and nursing care related to the treatment, habilitation and rehabilitation for the mentally and/or physically challenged at the Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg WV. Performs basic nursing care under supervision; performs basic personal and/or therapeutic treatment duties. Travel may be required.
Note: This announcement is for Health Service Worker jobs at the Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg ONLY. Persons interested in HSW jobs in other agencies and locations MUST apply to separate announcements. NOTE: This announcement is not for a specific vacancy. It is used to build a list of qualified applicants for expected vacancies.
Hiring Process: APPLY ONLINE. We cannot accept paper applications without prior approval. If you must use a paper application due to disability, call (304) 558-3950 Ext 57207 for instructions.
NO WRITTEN TEST IS REQUIRED. Written testing may be required for other Health Service Worker jobs announced on this web site. You MUST apply for those jobs separately. Persons selected from this announcement will be expected to have completed formal Nursing Assistant or Nurses Aide training program which included at least 120 hours of instruction or have a current CNA or Nurse Aide license or registration.
Updating Your Information: If you have previously applied and want to update your name, address or email, do not re-apply. Simply login to your online account and click "My Account" . Make changes and Save. If you must change or add work preferences, county availability, work history, or education, you may submit a revised application after 24 hours. We will use the most recent application. You may also send us a letter and we will update your record.
Training: Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school or equivalent. Applicants are expected to have completed CNA or Nursing Assistant training.
Experience Required for Health Service Worker: None required. Experience may be preferred for some positions. Experience may be paid or volunteer and involve the care, treatment and development of the physically challenged or mentally ill or mentally retarded persons.
SPECIAL HIRING REQUIREMENT: In all cases, persons selected are expected to have completed approved Nursing Assistant training. Applicants for Health Service Worker positions in long-term care facilities/units must meet the following requirements:
1) Registration with the Nurse Aide Registry by passing a written and manual skills competency evaluation; OR
2) Sit for the written and manual skills competency evaluation within twenty-four (24) months of completing a state-approved curriculum which includes at least eighty (80) hours of instruction and thirty-two (32) hours of clinical supervision; OR
3) Certification through reciprocity from an out-of-state program approved by the state agency.
NOTE: You may attach your transcript or training records to the online application; however, verification is not required at time of application. Your application MUST contain complete education/training information. You will be required to provide verification documents if contacted by the agency.
If you decide to apply you will be required to answer the online Supplemental Questions shown in the tab above.
Applicants should meet one of the following:
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA), or
Listed in the WV Nursing Aide Registry, or
Completed an approved Nursing Assistant/Nurses Aide training program of at least 120 hours which included hands-on clinical training. (NOTE: ON-LINE OR INTERNET BASED TRAINING PROGRAMS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE.) Information on approved programs is available on the DHHR Web site .
When you apply you MUST complete the Supplemental Questions shown at the tab above. Your initial eligibility will be based solely on your responses, pending later verification if you are contacted by a hiring agency.
Information on Training/Certification/Registration/Testing is available at this web site: [ DHHR information on nursing assistant training and certification ]
State of West Virginia - 19 months ago