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Nurse Aide - SCI Muncy

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Location: Montgomery
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:


THE POSITION
Are you seeking new opportunities to face fresh challenges and have a meaningful impact on a diverse and unique community? The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC) is currently searching for a committed and diligent Nurse Aide to join the team at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) in Muncy. If you possess the necessary skills and are eager to embark on a fulfilling career in the medical field, the DOC welcomes you!

DESCRIPTION OF WORK
As a Nurse Aide, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, you will deliver care in various areas such as skilled care, personal care, outpatient, and general population, performing basic nursing skills and procedures to maintain inmate health and ensuring proper documentation. Your responsibilities will include collecting specimens, assisting with daily living activities, and participating in life skills programming by following care plans, providing interventions, and documenting nursing care. Additionally, you will be expected to respond to emergency situations by performing procedures like cardiopulmonary resuscitation, managing obstructed airways, and participating in emergency response drills as required.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description.

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment (40-hour work week)
  • Work hours are 1st shift (6:30 AM to 3:00 PM), every other weekend and holiday off, with a 30-minute lunch.
  • This position is eligible for full retirement benefits at age 50 or 55.
  • Salary:In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
    QUALIFICATIONS
    Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
    • Active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry; or
    • Six months of paid experience in the care and treatment of geriatric or physically ill patients or residents.
      Additional Requirement:
      • You must be able to perform essential job functions.
        Legal Requirement:
        • You must pass a background investigation.
          How to Apply:
        • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
        • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
        • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
          Veterans:
        • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at ra-cs-vetpreference@pa.gov.
          Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
        • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
          If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

          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.

Keywords: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg , Nurse Aide - SCI Muncy, Healthcare , Montgomery, Pennsylvania

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