The starting pay is $18.06 per hour. A $1.20 add-on will be added for all hours worked after initial training. A $.45 night differential and $.60 weekend differential are available. Candidates who are new to state service are eligible for a sign-on bonus of $2000 and must stay with CWC for a minimum of one year to retain the bonus. Bonus will be split, $1000 upon hire and $1000 after one year. This position is in pay schedule and range 06/11 and a 12-month probationary period is required.
Pay will be set in accordance with the Compensation Plan in effect at the time of appointment.
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The Central Wisconsin Center (CWC) is currently recruiting to fill multiple Resident Care Technician/Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) positions. CWC provides short-term and residential services to assist people living with intellectual disabilities in acquiring the personal skills needed to reach their highest potential. CWC is located at 317 Knutson Drive on the North side of Madison.
CWC full-time employees enjoy several State benefits including 3.5 weeks of vacation, 9 paid holidays, an ample amount of sick time, a top-rated health plan, multiple insurance options, and an exceptional retirement plan. CWC also has a 24/7 fitness center, free parking, and is on the Madison Metro bus route. For more information about State employee benefits, click here. Our employees also receive an extensive orientation program and on-site CPR training.
Low-cost insurance options starting at $32/month for single plans and $80/month for family plans after two months of state service.
A $0.45 differential will be paid for nights, and a $0.60 differential will be paid for weekends. The differentials will be combined for $1.05 when working nights on weekends.
CNA working hours include a combination of rotating, AM, PM and Night shifts. Weekends and holidays will be required. All applicants must be willing and available to cover all shifts and work overtime when needed.
Interviews are being held every Thursday between 9:00AM and 3:00PM. Successful completion of the applicant check-in and interview may take approximately one to two hours. Walk-ins are welcome. We are also available to schedule interviews on any other date of the week. Please call (608) 301-1780 to schedule an appointment for an interview.
All candidates must bring a photo ID with signature.
If you are not currently CNA certified, please apply for our on-the-job training CNA position here.
All applicants who may be appointed to this position will be required to allow DHS to conduct a background check to determine whether the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job being filled.
All appointees will be required to receive a TB test, which will be administered by CWC 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, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, twisting, and balancing. Applicants may be required to pass a physical evaluation to assess these requirements.
All appointees will be required to successfully complete the CNA training program during the first 8 weeks of employment. This training period is full-time, Monday-Friday at CWC.
Must be 18 years of age or older upon appointment.
Must have and maintain a valid Wisconsin Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification.
Must be willing and available to attend the required training full-time, Monday-Friday during the first 8 weeks of employment.
Must be willing and available to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed including staying for the next shift or working additional shifts as assigned to maintain facility staffing requirements.
Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret charts/diagrams and policies/procedures.
An ability to work effectively as a member of a team and interact with others.
In addition to the minimum requirements, well-qualified applicants will have:
Click on the "Preview Assessment" link near the top of this announcement to view the qualifications that will be evaluated in the initial part of the selection process.
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