Geriatric Nursing Assistant II

Employer
Maryland government jobs
Location
Washington County, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
## GRADE 8 ## LOCATION OF POSITION DHMH - Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD ## Main Purpose of Job This position will function under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse and provide routine daily nursing care to the residents and patients, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment. This position assists all residents and patients to their optimal level of health and functioning. ## MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS **Education**: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. **Experience**: Two years of experience in direct care of patients in a medical setting. **Note**: 1. Applicants may substitute experience in the direct care of patients for the required education on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education. 2. Candidates may substitute US Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Hospital Corpsman classification or Health Care Specialists and Medical Services specialty codes in the nursing field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience. ## LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS 1. Candidates for positions in this classification must possess and maintain a current certificate as a Nursing Assistant with a Geriatric Nursing Assistant certification designation from the Maryland State Board of Nursing. **A copy of your license must accompany your application**. 2. Employees in this classification may be required to successfully complete and maintain current certification of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training. ## SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Employees in this classification must successfully complete an in-service training program approved by the hiring facility within the first three months prior to permanent appointment to a position in this classification. 2. Employees must maintain a current listing in the Geriatric Nursing Assistant registry of the Maryland State Board of Nursing. 3. Employees in this classification may be subject to call 24 hours a day and, therefore, may be required to provide the facility with a telephone number at which they can be reached. 4. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.09.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs. ## SELECTION PROCESS Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. For education obtained outside the US, a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must accompany the application. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Applicants certified to list will receive eligibility for a period of one (1) year. Eligibility may be extended beyond one (1) year period. Online applications are highly recommended, however the paper application may be submitted to DHMH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201. The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. If you need to submit additional information, the preferred method is to upload. If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689. Should additional information regarding this recruitment be required, please contact the DHMH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251 or via email at dhmh.jobs@maryland.gov. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: (410) 767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. ## BARGAINING UNIT STATUS The incumbent in this position is a member of a covered bargaining unit and will be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit. ## BENEFITS **STATE OF MARYLAND BENEFITS** ## FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies. As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country. *Department:* DHMH Western Maryland Center *Date Opened:* 4/5/2017 2:05:00 PM *Filing Deadline:* 4/19/2017 11:59:00 PM *Salary:* $27,048.00 - $42,102.00/year, Salary Negotiable *Employment Type:* Full-Time *HR Analyst:* Carol Carson *Work Location:* Washington County

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