State of Nebraska Nursing Assistant Trainee in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Nursing Assistant Trainee


$10.12 Hourly


Scottsbluff, NE

Job Type



Health & Human Services Department

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  • Description

  • Benefits


Initial 2 weeks will be attending Basic Nurse Aide class at WNCC July 17 through - July 28, Mon. through Fri. 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Y

ou will then be under the immediate supervision of a licensed nurse or designee, learn to provide basic nursing care and personal hygiene for members at Western Nebraska Veterans Home in a training capacity; will develop skills necessary to advance to the Staff Care Technician II level.

Examples of Work

Attend training class with expected entry into the Staff Care Technician II class after successful completion of the required state approved 76 hour nurse aide training course and competency evaluation program (passing a written test and a skills test) administered by the State of Nebraska. This class initially works under close supervision with gradually less supervision as proficiency in skills is acquired.

Qualifications / Requirements

REQUIREMENTS: Be at least 17 years of age.

OTHER: Must be at least 18 years of age to advance to the Staff Care Technician II level. Incumbents must attend and successfully complete an approved 76 hour Nurse aide course and successfully pass a written and clinical competency exam administered by the State of Nebraska to be placed on the State of Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry and work area orientation as a condition of continued employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

To learn the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services; attend and complete nurse aide classroom training courses; complete courses and competency evaluations necessary to be listed on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry and Nebraska Medication Aide Registry; complete written and physical nurse aide tasks; communicate information, count accurately and record numerical and alphabetical data; observe, recognize, report on physical status; lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally and push/pull occasionally up to 75 lbs. on a daily basis; frequently bend at the waist and neck and frequently twist at the waist and walk or stand up to 90% of the shift; interact with members and others in a positive manner and be flexible to meet changing demands of the job; use empathy in dealing with others.