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Job Title:   Certified Nurse Aide Spclst

County:   Ford

Req. No:   189636

Agency Name:   Veterans Commission

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

The Kansas Soldiers’ Home at Fort Dodge is looking for dependable individuals to work as a Certified Nurse Aide on our second shift and third shifts.  Our residents are looking for people, who are friendly, attend work on time as scheduled and who want to be a part of the well-being of our Veterans.
(Applicants need only to submit one application)

We offer an excellent benefits package to include paid time off, health / dental / prescription and vision coverage; paid life insurance; KPERS retirement and more.  Our full benefits brochure is located on our web page at http://www.kcva.ks.gov.

We have a new pay rate!!!!! $12.75 hourly!!! +shift differential for qualifying hours!

Shifts will be:   2nd shift 2:00pm – 10:30pm and 3rd shift: 10:00pm - 6:30am

As a Second or Third Shift Certified Nurse Aide I, you will:
Support residents with activities of daily living by assisting with oral care, bathing, toileting, turning, nutrition, etc.
•    Change linens,
•    Administer simple therapeutic treatments or procedures,
•    Answer call lights and provide assistance,
•    Turn and reposition resident at prescribed times,
•    Complete required documentation,
•    Check residents to assure their safety, cleanliness, and comfort.
Key Requirements:
•    Kansas Certified Nurse Aide certificate
•    You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position.  If hired proper documentation verifying eligibility within three days of hire is required.
•    You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement (See “How to Apply” Section).
•    Must successfully pass background check as required by K.S.A. 39-970.
•    All employees (post-employment offer) at the Kansas Soldiers’ Home are subject to the following regulation: K.A.R. 1-9-19(a) Drug screening test for certain employees requires (a) Any employee holding one of the following positions may be required to submit to a drug screening test in accordance with K.S.A. 75-4362, and amendments thereto, based upon reasonable suspicion of illegal drug use by that employee:.(5) any employee of a state veteran’s home operated by the Kansas Commission on Veteran Affairs, as described in K.S.A. 76-1901 et. seq., and K.S.A. 76-1951 et seq., and amendments thereto.

Minimum Requirements: Certification as a Nurse Aide at time of hire pursuant to K.A.R. 28-39-165.

Minimum Competencies:  Full performance level work where the incumbent performs routine, personal care activities and nursing related services in an adult care home.  
Required Skills and Abilities:  Ability to: 1) report to work as scheduled and remain on duty, 2) understand and follow verbal and written instructions; read and comprehend written materials to include rules, regulations and procedures, 3) establish and maintain effective working relationships with residents and staff, 4) communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, and 5) maintain appropriate professional boundaries with residents.
Performance Standards:
To be successful, the expectation is that a candidate will be able to competently perform the routine tasks of the position with limited supervision by the end of the probation period.

The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.
STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/register-personal-data
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)
STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/sec-home/state-employment/apply
STEP 3: Submit your online application to the Veterans’ Commission as designated on this job announcement.
STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.
A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.
Required Documents:
•    Online State of Kansas Application form (send to Veterans Commission)
•    Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate, (resume and cover letter optional)
o    (send to kcvao.jobs@ks.gov)
KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information:
Name: Sharon McQueen, HR Assistant
Phone: 620-227-2121 ext. 169
FAX: 620-408-9242
Email: kcvao.jobs@ks.gov
Agency Information:
Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs Office

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position.
What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

As authorized by the 2018 Kansas Legislature, effective July 1, 2018, K.S.A. 75-4362 is amended to designate all positions with the Kansas Commission on Veterans’ Affairs office, to include both the Kansas Soldiers’ Home and Kansas Veterans’ Home as Safety Sensitive positions and subject to the drug testing program.  All applicants with a conditional offer of employment on or after July 1, 2018, shall be required to submit to a drug screening test. 

The Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our web site

Class/Uncl Full/Part Time: Grade: Hiring Rate: Pay Frequency:
U F 001 $0.00 Hourly

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