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Therapy Aide (CNA) Position Open at ISVH-Boise

Therapy Aide (CNA)

Physical/Occupational Therapy Aide

Division of Veterans Services
Open for Recruitment: May 11, 2017 - May 19, 2017
Announcement # 07614036873
Salary Range: $10.22- $12.78 per hour -Plus Competitive Benefits!
Location(s): Boise
Division of Veterans Services - Caring for America's Heroes

This announcement will be used to fill a current vacancy in the Boise Veterans Home.

The current opening requires a CNA certification and valid driver's license (please see questions # 3 & #4 of the exam).

You must be able to transport residents weighing 300-400 pounds in their wheelchairs. 

In order to protect the safety of vulnerable adults, the Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) may require applicants to pass a criminal history background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements physical therapy plans initiated by professional staff, including ambulation, range of motion, and exercise classes
  • Implements occupational therapy plans initiated by professional staff, including feeding, eye/hand coordination, dressing program, and activities of daily living
  • Prepares equipment and insures availability of supplies for use in therapy
  • Monitors and records residents participation, responses, and progress
  • Instructs residents and families in simple treatment procedures
  • Provides personal care to geriatric residents, including taking and recording vital signs, feeding, lifting, positioning, transporting, and escorting residents and providing personal hygiene care
 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Some knowledge of body mechanics
  • Experience monitoring and recording progress of residents' therapy
  • Experience taking and recording residents' vital signs
  • Experience observing and recording changes in residents' behaviors and symptoms
  • You must have your CNA certificate to qualify for this position.

Examination:

Checklist. You will receive a score based on your responses.

All responses must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.

You must receive a minimum rating of 70 to pass this examination. Exam results are available immediately online when you complete and submit your exam.

To preview the exam, click on the "Preview Exam" link below (you will not be able to take the exam from this screen). If you wish to take the exam, click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided.

How to Apply:

Visit the job posting at the DHR website: https://labor.idaho.gov/DHR/ATS/StateJobs/jobannouncement.aspx?announcement_no=07614036873

Click on any Apply Online button and follow the instructions provided to complete the Application Checklist and Exam for this position.

When updating your online application information, please select Division of Veterans Services under "Agencies," full-time under "Job Type/Shift" and Boise under "Cities."

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