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Title:  Licensed Nursing Assistant - Limited Service

Application Deadline Date:  12/08/2022
Req ID:  32221
Department:  Vermont Veterans' Home
Location: 

Bennington, VT, US

Position Type:  Limited Service
Schedule Type:  Part-Time
Hourly Rate:  $18.01

Overview

The Licensed Nursing Assistant position involves patient care and treatment work at the aide level at the Vermont Veterans' Home (VVH). Work assignments are performed under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse and/or Registered Nurse. In-service training courses may be required.

 

We currently have two openings part-time positions; one on the evening shift, 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm, and one on the night shift, 10:00 pm to 6:30 am. These positions will be scheduled for 24 hours of work per week and will include working weekends and holidays. The positions are eligible for benefits. They are limited-service positions that expire on 12/09/2024.

 

VVH is an experienced residential and healthcare campus for Veterans. The staff of the VVH work as a team to fulfill America's promise to care for our country's Veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents. To truly fulfill the promise, we offer clinical care and a wide range of services that are recognized as Best in Class for their effectiveness in patient-centered care. Together we strive to create an environment that provides our residents with the dignity and respect that they so rightfully deserve.

 

For more information about the Vermont Veterans' Home, please visit this site.

Who May Apply

This position, Licensed Nursing Assistant - Limited Service (#32221), is open to all State employees and external applicants. This is a Limited Service position, which is non-tenured and authorized for a specific period of time. Limited Service positions are established for specially funded projects or programs.

If you would like more information about this position, please contact Rebecca Souza at rebecca.souza@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.
 
Any person who has had a charge of abuse, neglect or exploitation substantiated against him or her OR who has been convicted of an offense for actions related to bodily injury, theft or misuse of funds or property is not eligible under the Vermont Veterans’ Home licensing requirements. Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including Vermont and national criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks where applicable.

 

Pursuant to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule regarding COVID-19 Vaccination, the Vermont Veteran’s Home (VVH) is requiring all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Those with a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief preventing vaccination can request an exemption without fear of retaliation or impact on job candidacy. Such exemption must be approved by the State of Vermont prior to an effective start date with VVH. If you wish to request exemption, please indicate this at the time of your interview and the necessary paperwork will be provided to you.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in a long term care and residential care setting. Incumbents may be assigned to any area of the facility and to any shift. Requires standing for long periods of time, walking for extended periods and distances, sitting, repetitive movements, bending, twisting, stretching, lifting, pushing and pulling. Duties require regular and direct interaction with residents with varying degrees of physical and mental illness, dementia, infectious diseases, severe physical and mental limitations and residents who may display unpredictable behavior.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of (or eligible for) licensure as a Vermont Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA).

 

NOTE: Must maintain licensure or multistate licensure as a condition of employment.

Special Requirements

Overtime work is required to maintain minimum staffing levels per regulation and is a condition of employment. The ability to work overtime as required is considered an essential function of this job class.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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