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GERIATRIC NURSING ASSISTANT II

Recruitment #14-001194-002

Introduction

**This is not a current job opening, please follow the link below to add your name to the interest file and you will be notified when a position opens at Western Maryland Hospital Center**

 http://www.jobaps.com/MD/auditor/Notify.asp?code='001194'

GRADE

8

LOCATION OF POSITION

Western Maryland Hospital Center, Hagerstown, MD

Main Purpose of Job

This position assists residents with activities of daily living, provides a safe and comfortable environment, and assists all residents in attaining his/her optimum level of function. Population served includes residents receiving skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, ventilator care, and chronic renal failure nursing care.

MINIMUM EDUCATION OR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

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:

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.

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.

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 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.

SELECTION PROCESS

**This is not a current job opening, please follow the link below to add your name to the interest file and you will be notified when a position opens at Western Maryland Hospital Center**

 http://www.jobaps.com/MD/auditor/Notify.asp?code='001194'

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

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.