Certified Nursing Assistant 2 - Weekend - WI Veterans Home at King

Full Time
King, WI
Posted Today
Job description


Deadline: The job announcement will remain posted until the needs of the department are met.

Contact: Billi Williams, Human Resources Specialist-Senior, [email protected] or 715-256-3558.

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Making a difference in the lives of Wisconsin veterans

The Wisconsin Veterans Home at King (WVHK) is recruiting for a part-time certified Nursing Assistant 2 – Weekend (CNA 2 - Weekend). WVHK is a skilled nursing, long-term care facility that specializes in providing comfort, support, and professional medical services to elderly or disabled veterans and their spouses. Our facility is located on the picturesque shoreline of the Chain O'Lakes, off Highway 10 between Stevens Point and Appleton. Come join our dedicated team!

Sign-On Bonus of $2000 for eligible employees who agree to remain in the position for one year. The first $1000 will be paid in the employee's first paycheck and the second $1000 will be paid when the employee attains permanent status.

* See Updated Salary Information Section *

The agency is committed to serving Wisconsin’s veteran population. Our rewarding positions offer a team-oriented atmosphere and the satisfaction of serving those who have served us all. For general information on State employee benefits click here.

We are currently looking to fill a part-time Nursing Assistant 2 – Weekend position on our PM shift (1:45pm-10:15pm). This is a 60% position.

Weekend position consists of a predetermined combination of shifts (pattern) on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and/or Monday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. Friday through 11:30pm Monday. (e.g., Week 1: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Week 2: Saturday and Sunday; or Friday, Saturday, Sunday every weekend; or Saturday, Sunday and Monday every weekend; etc.)

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Position Summary

Be a part of our mission to serve and honor the veterans who have chosen WVHK as their retirement home!

Nursing Assistant 2 employees at our facility perform objective-level work, providing direct and indirect nursing care, for geriatric, disabled and/or cognitively impaired clients at the Veterans Home. This care is designed to meet the therapeutic, preventative, restorative, spiritual, psychosocial, cognitive, and rehabilitative needs of WVHK members. This position works as an integral part of the health care team under the limited supervision of a Nursing Supervisor and under the direction of licensed nursing staff.

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Salary Information

Starting pay of $18.82 per hour, plus excellent benefits*. Additional compensation for nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime. Pay upon appointment for current or eligible former State employees will be in accordance with the Wisconsin Compensation Plan and Wisconsin Administrative Code. Future increases will be in accordance with the Wisconsin Compensation Plan.

  • Positions that are at least 60% time are eligible for an attractive benefits package.

Sign-on bonus of $2000 for eligible employees.

Add-on Pay: Employees in this program will receive an add-on of $5.00 per hour for all hours worked during qualifying periods, determined by the employing unit, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. Friday through 11:30 p.m. Monday.

A $5.00 per hour temporary add-on will be paid for all hours worked in a Nursing Assistant 2 - Weekend shift at the King Veterans Home through June 17, 2023.

Weekend Nursing Assistant positions are not eligible for personal holiday or paid legal holidays. Weekend Nursing Assistants will receive pay at a rate of time and one-half for work performed on a legal holiday.

This position is in pay schedule-range 06-11.

This position is not represented by a bargaining unit.

Job Details

Part Time (60% position)

Job duties require the ability to assist in patient mobility efforts, stand and/or walk up to 75% of eight-hour day to provide assessments, kneel, stoop, make visual observations, lift, push, pull, carry, reach, maintain hygiene, use special safety equipment, and wear protective clothing.

Employment in this position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment tuberculosis (TB) skin test.

Employees at this healthcare facility are required to provide documentation of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.

Due to the nature of the positions, WDVA will conduct a criminal background check prior to any offer of employment.

A 12-month probationary period may be required.


These jobs require certification or eligibility for certification as a Wisconsin Nurse Aide and eligibility to work in a federally-certified nursing home as a CNA.

In addition to the CNA requirement, minimally-qualified applicants must be 18 years of age on or before the effective date of the appointment and have the following:

  • Ability to work weekends; and
  • Experience providing basic patient care; and
  • Experience with professional communication; and
  • Experience with Medical Recordkeeping

Well-qualified applicants will also have experience:

  • Maintaining equipment and inventory; and/or
  • Using computer programs; and
  • Performing safety and security duties; and/or
  • Providing Advanced Nursing Care; and/or
  • Working as a CNA in a relevant setting (i.e., health care, geriatrics, 24/7 facility)

How To Apply

To be eligible for consideration for a position, complete the online application process. For instructions, refer to the following link: Applying to State Service.

You will be required to attach a resume or enter your work experience. You do not need to do both. To ease the application process, upload your resume to WiscJobs prior to attaching it or have a summary of your work experience available. Failure to complete all steps of the process will result in an incomplete application, which will not be considered.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email or phone. Make certain your contact information is correct and check your messages regularly.

Current or former permanent, classified State employees, who are eligible for transfer, voluntary demotion, or reinstatement into a position assigned to pay schedule-pay range 06-11, should complete the online application and assessment process.

Veterans are encouraged to apply. For information on veterans’ hiring programs that may benefit you, go to the Employment Assistance page on WDVA's website. Qualified veterans with a 30%-or-more, service-connected disability are eligible for consideration for non-competitive appointment to permanent positions in classified civil service under s. 230.275, WI Stats. For information on how to apply under this provision, please contact the HR Specialist listed on this announcement.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without WDVA sponsorship) at the time of application.

If you have questions regarding an accommodation for the application process, contact Billi Williams, Human Resources Specialist-Senior, at [email protected]

The state of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer seeking a diverse and talented workforce.

Deadline to Apply

The job announcement will remain posted until the needs of the department are met.

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