CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT 3
- Lead Certified Nursing Assistant
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 24
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Intermittent vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
until recruitment needs are satisfied
** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Certified Nursing Assistants perform basic restorative services and basic nursing services related to the safety, comfort, personal hygiene, basic mental health and protection of patient rights.
Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.
The Nevada Department of Veterans Services, Southern Nevada State Veterans Home (SNSVH) is recruiting for a Certified Nursing Assistant 3, Lead Certified Nursing Assistant. The position is geographically located in Boulder City, Nevada. At the direction of a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse, incumbents perform the duties described in the series concept and function as a lead worker. Incumbents provide mentoring & training to newly hired Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) as well as Nursing Assistant Trainees (NAT), which includes familiarizing staff with direct-care protocols, demonstrating how to implement specific treatment procedures, and reporting observations made during shifts to a charge nurse. The incumbent may be asked to provide input on performance evaluations of lower level CNAs and NATs, and act as a liaison between CNAs/NATs and the charge nurse or nurse manager. The Lead CNA may be assigned other duties by the Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse that may include oversight & assistance to agency CNAs and CNA students. The Lead CNA, under the direction of the Nurse Manager, will conduct various audits to assure compliance with policy and regulations. This position is also responsible for the assignment of staff to cover the Veterans Home workload. Incumbents may be assigned to float to all neighborhoods of the Veterans Home. SNSVH is a 24-hour facility, therefore shift work maybe required.
To succeed in this position, the incumbent requires strong interpersonal skills, excellent organizational, and time management skills, ability to multi-task and be adaptable. The incumbent will be monitored for punctuality and good attendance.
Computer skills and experience in training preferred.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing and 18 months of experience performing work as a Certified Nursing Assistant in an institutional setting; OR 18 months as a Certified Nursing Assistant II in Nevada State service.
Some positions require current CPR certification at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, some positions in this series have been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in these positions must submit to pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
Certification as a Nursing Assistant by the Nevada State Board of Nursing is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment for the Certified Nursing Assistant I, II and III.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.