Walworth County Certified Nursing Assistant - 2nd Shift - Full-Time (CNA) in Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Lakeland Health Care Center, located in a beautiful rural setting in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, has been providing quality long-term care, along with rehabilitative and restorative services for medically complex residents of Walworth County and beyond since the 1930's. Our CNA staff are an integral part of this history of providing compassionate care.

SCHEDULE

Work Hours: 2:30pm -11:00pm

Hours Per Shift: 8

Shifts Per Pay Period: 10

Position FTE: 1.00 FTE (full-time)

Applications are being accepted from Walworth County employees and members of the public.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Our CNA staff perform basic patient care under direction of nursing staff including assisting individuals with the activities of daily living, ambulation, range of motion, vital sign assessments, etc. while respecting and honoring resident choices and supporting a feeling of home.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or equivalent competencies, and zero to six months of relevant prior experience.Knowledge of medical terminology and basic arithmetic skills is required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to perform manual tasks associated with personal care of elderly.

Knowledge and understanding of Resident Bill of Rights.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Interactions & Communications

Responds to requests and initiates contacts to exchange basic or general information with others.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations and Other Special Requirements

Wisconsin Nursing Assistant Certification, and on State Registry for Nursing Attendants.

Criminal background check free of convictions of abuse of individuals or misappropriation of property while in a formal caretaking setting.

All staff of Lakeland Health Care Center may be called upon to respond to emergency situations assisting residents in their physical positioning.

If you are not available to work on the date this position starts, you will not be awarded the position.

All employees may be required to work overtime as determined by the department head.

Decision Making

This position has authority to make decisions that are within detailed procedures and protocols and under close supervision.These decisions directly impact performance in the job and/or work unit within the department and information is provided to others for their decision making.

Thinking & Problem Solving

In relation to established procedures, protocols and policies of the County, challenges of this position tend to be routine and primarily related to procedure and process issues.

Tools and Equipment Used

Telephone Scales Various Medical-Related Devices

WORK ENVIRONMENT**The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS**The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to constantly use bilateral upper extremities, above/below waist and above/below shoulder height.
  • Ability to constantly walk and stand
  • Ability to constantly use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or to tend to resident needs.
  • Ability to constantly lift and move up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to frequently lift and move up to 75 pounds with aid of provided equipment, or a second person assist.
  • Ability to frequently lift, push or pull 50 pounds unassisted with bending and twisting of trunk.
  • Ability to communicate to residents using talking and hearing.
  • Ability to identify resident care needs through hearing and seeing.
  • Must be free from communicable disease.

"Constant" means at least 2/3's of the shift.

"Frequent" means at least 1/3 of the shift.

Selection Process:

TO INCLUDE: Formal Walworth County Electronic Application Employment History Review

Verification of CNA Certification Oral Department Interview

Reference Check Background Check Post Offer Physical Exam Drug Screen

Other job related tests may be required.

Job Code: 2018-00060

Job Title: Certified Nursing Assistant - 2nd Shift - Full-Time (CNA)

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Salary: $14.01 - $18.98 Hourly

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Department: Lakeland Health Care Center