CNA- Conway HDC

Description:


State of Arkansas
Department of Human Services
Announces Job Search for Candidates for

Certified Nursing Assistant

Conway HDC
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is Arkansas' largest state agency, with more than 7,400 employees and at least one local DHS office in each of the state’s 75 counties. The agency’s skilled and passionate staff cares for Arkansans of all ages working to ensure citizens are healthy, safe and enjoying a high quality of life. Learn more about DHS here: humanservices.arkansas.gov/



Responsibilities:
The Certified Nursing Assistant for Conway HDC is responsible for providing routine non-professional care of patients. The position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
May be required to work rotating shifts or hours other than normal working hours. May require lifting and positioning patients, walking, use of restraints, and aggressive behavior management practices. Knowledge of patient care and personal hygiene practices. Ability to carry out and follow written instructions. Ability to monitor patients and record basic medical information. Ability to assist and/or instruct patients as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma. Must be certified or eligible to become certified as a Certified Nursing Assistant within six months of employment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Preferred Qualifications: Holding a current CNA license at time of hiring is preferred.


Salary/Benefits:
This position provides a competitive starting salary from $26,034.00 - $37,749.00 per year with excellent benefits including group health and life insurance, state retirement plan, and a tax deferred compensation plan, holidays and annual leave time off.

Apply Online At: ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php

“The Arkansas Department of Human Services is an equal opportunity employer providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political affiliation.”

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