The Northern Wisconsin Center (NWC) is looking for current Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to fill multiple Limited Term Employment (LTE) Resident Care Technician-Advanced (RCT) positions in Chippewa Falls. The schedule is part-time and flexible.
NWC is a short-term assessment and treatment facility for individuals who have an intellectual disability as well as a mental illness and aggressive or challenging behaviors. The programming is designed to prepare people to live successfully in a community setting. NWC is one of three centers for individuals with intellectual disabilities managed by the Division of Care and Treatment Services.
LTE positions are temporary and the individual is limited to working 1,039 hours in a 12 month period. Benefits are not available. For more information, please click here: LTE Info.
In addition to the pay described above, we also compensate with a night differential of $.45 per hour for all night hours worked (i.e., hours between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.) and a weekend differential of $.60 per hour for all weekend hours worked (i.e., work hours on Saturday and Sunday).
An RCT at NWC provides personal care, training and modeling to individuals with developmental disabilities and mental illness in activities of daily living, socialization, leisure-time activities and motor skill development. The CNA provides appropriate assistance and supervision during workshop and leisure activities, and maintain a home-like and healthy environment. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, this position participates in the assessment of needs, planning, implementation, documentation and evaluation of individual programs. This position is required to work with residents who are served on an intensive treatment program (ITP) and are responsible for providing direct care to individuals who present increased or unusual behavior acuity and/or mental illness.
Due to the nature of these positions, all applicants will be required to allow the DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any convictions may be related to the job being filled.
All appointees will be required to receive a TB test, which will be administered by NWC or medical personnel approved by the facility prior to their start date.
This position has physical requirements which may include but are not limited to lifting up to 55 lbs., standing and walking on hard surfaces, kneeling, stooping, bending, reaching, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs and twisting.
To be considered for this position, applicants should email a cover letter and a copy of their current resume to Terry McCann at Terrance.McCann@dhs.wisconsin.gov. Applicants with questions can contact 715-723-5542 ext. 4150.