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Certified Nurse Aide - Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center (Nurse Aide)

Company: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania
Location: Scranton
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Are you an ambitious and confident caretaker dedicated to providing amazing resident care in a long-term care facility? Check out this opportunity for a Certified Nurse Aide! The Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center, is seeking hard-working, compassionate, and caring nurse aides who are dedicated to providing quality care for our residents. We have wonderful opportunities for full-time 2nd and 3rd shifts for Certified Nurse Aides who strive to provide our veterans and their spouses with dedicated and superior care. Apply today and see what a career with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has to offer you!

Watch this to see how you can make a difference caring for Pennsylvania's veterans working for the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. Come join the DMVA team, apply today!
Our enthusiastic and dedicated nursing staff provides 24-hour care, seven days a week. From helping our residents prepare for their day to assisting them to participate in exciting activities, you will play a huge role in their day. Through this day-to-day contact with our residents, you will have the ability to positively impact their quality of life by providing the best possible care.

Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the .

Work Schedule and Additional Information:

  • Full-time employment, 80-hours biweekly.
  • Work hours are 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM (2nd Shift) with a 30-minute lunch and 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM (3rd Shift) with a 30-minute lunch. You are required to work every other weekend, with rotating off days during the week.
  • Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
  • You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
    Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
    • Active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry; or
    • Six months of paid experience in the care and treatment of geriatric or physically ill patients or residents.
      Necessary Special Requirements:
      • This position is assigned to a long-term or specialized care facility and requires active registration as a Nurse Aide in the Pennsylvania Nurse Aide Registry.
        Additional Requirement:
      • You must be able to perform essential job functions.
        Preferred Qualification:
        • Willingness to work full-time, 2nd or 3rd shift preferred, but not required.
          Legal Requirements:
          • A conditional offer of employment will require a medical examination and a drug screening.
          • This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
            • Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
              How to Apply:
            • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
            • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
            • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
              • Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at .
                Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
                • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.

                  The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, Scranton , Certified Nurse Aide - Gino J. Merli Veterans' Center (Nurse Aide), Other , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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