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HSHS04-07976-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)-Buffalo
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HSHS04-07976-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)-Buffalo
HSHS04-07976-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)-Buffalo



HSHS04-07976-Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)-Buffalo


$12.60 - $15.75 Hourly


Buffalo, WY

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Full Time


048-Aging Division - Veterans' Home of Wyoming

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Description and Functions

Open Until Filled


The Veterans' Home of Wyoming is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The purpose of this position is to assist the nursing staff in providing health care for the personal/physical needs, comfort, and safety of the residents. Performs duties and tasks as delegated or assigned by the charge RN and/or nurse manager.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.

+ Provides support to a person with a disability at home, work, school, church, and other community places.

+ Assists with activities of daily living and encourages attitudes and behaviors that enhance community inclusion.

+ Acts as an advocate for the disabled individual, in communicating their needs, self expression and goals.

+ Provides daily individual and group contact to clients through delivery of recreation and leisure activities

+ Plans and prepares for group and special event programming for clients.

+ Documents weekly progress toward group and intervention participation.

+ Participates in treatment team meetings and shift change reports.



Preference will be given to individuals with six months or more experience in healthcare, typically in Human Services. CNA Certification preferred.


+ Knowledge of client protocols and interventions of therapy.

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and practice partner.

+ Knowledge of procedures of specialized sensory programs to include Olfactory, vestibular motion, tactile implements, and auditory interventions.

+ Knowledge of mental illnesses and disabilities.

+ Knowledge of program adaptations.

+ Knowledge of recreation and social programming.

+ Knowledge of motivational techniques.



Associate's Degree (typically in Healthcare)



No prior experience required


Education & Experience Substitution:

1-3 years of progressive work experience (typically in Human Services)


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

CNA Certification

Necessary Special Requirements


+ Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

+ Annual influenza immunization required.

+ Work holidays, evenings, nights and weekends as scheduled.


+ FLSA: Non-exempt

+ Position is full-time

+ All new hires or rehires starting in a non-exempt position on or after January 1, 2018 are required to be paid hourly.

+ A background information check, including taking of fingerprints will be completed through the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation, the Wyoming Department of Family Services, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for every successful applicant.

+ A pre-employment drug screening is required by the Wyoming Department of Health.

+ The Wyoming Department of Health offers an excellent benefits package, including medical/dental/life/vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, state retirement plan, deferred compensation program and longevity pay.

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048-Department of Health - Aging Division - Veterans' Home of Wyoming

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The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities.

Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version.

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