Colorado Department Of Human Services CNA II (Client Care Aide II) At Homelake Veterans Center in Monte Vista, Colorado

About UsIf your goal is to build a career that makes a difference, consider joiningthe dedicated people of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS). Ourprofessionals strive to design and deliver high quality human and healthservices that improve the safety, independence, and well-being of the peopleof Colorado. In addition to a great location and rewarding and meaningfulwork, we offer: Strong, secure, yet flexible retirement benefits including PERA DefinedBenefit Plan or PERA Defined Contribution Plan plus 401K and 457 plans Employee wellness programs Medical and dental health plans Paid life insurance Short and long-term disability coverage 10 paid holidays per year plus vacation and sick leave Excellent work-life programs, such as flexible schedules, trainingopportunities, and more*Some positions may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.For moreinformation, go tohttps://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service.Our Culture & EnvironmentOur vision is that the people of Colorado will be safe, healthy, and preparedto achieve their greatest aspirations. Through our core values listed below,CDHS staff are committed to: Making decisions with, and acting in the best interests of the people weserve, because Colorado's success depends on their well-being Sharing information, seeking input, and explaining our actions because wevalue accountability and transparency Managing our resources efficiently because we value stewardship Promoting a positive work environment, and supporting and developingemployees, because their performance is essential to Colorado's success Meaningfully engaging our partners and the people we serve because we mustwork together to achieve the best outcomes Committing to continuous learning because Coloradans deserve effectivesolutions today and forward-looking innovation for tomorrowMinimum QualificationsEducation and Experience:A high school diploma or GED and1 year of experience as a CNASubstitutions and Preferred QualificationsCurrent, valid nurse aide certification (CNA) from the Colorado Department ofRegulatoryAgencies will substitute for the high school diploma or GED.Current, valid licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN) from the ColoradoDepartment of Regulatory Agencies or any state participating in the NurseLicensure Compact will substitute for the experience requirement.Preferred Qualifications:Current, valid nurse aide certification is necessary for the position;Experience assisting residents with their Assisted Daily Living (ADL) care ina long-term care setting.Experience in resident transfers.Experience in resident ambulation.Experience recording intake and output measurements.Experience in assisting residents during mealsSupplemental Information Requested: You must attach at least three referencesto your application. At least two references should be from your employmenthistory, but not those listed as your supervisor.How to ApplyApplicants are required to attach a cover letter and resume to theirapplication.Please note that ONLY your State of Colorado job application will be reviewedduring the initial screening; if you submit a resume and cover letter, theywill be reviewed in later stages of the selection process. Therefore, it isparamount that you clearly describe all of your relevant experience on theapplication itself. Applications left blank or marked "SEE RESUME" will notbe considered.Your application will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications for theposition. If your application demonstrates that you meet the minimumqualifications, you will be invited to the comparative analysis process, whichis described below.Note: Current and former employees (transfers, voluntary demotions andreinstatements) are required to apply and participate in the comparativeanalysis process.Former employees of the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS) who weredisciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination must discl