Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Care Aide

LWC is looking for a part-time Home Care Aide/C.N.A.  The Health Care Aide/C.N.A. is responsible for assisting residents of the Assisted Living Facility. This position is full time and provides overnight supervision of residential clients including assistance with transferring and toileting. Schedules/shifts include evenings and/or weekends.   Minimum 16 hours a week to start, this position has the potential to become full-time, and is benefits eligible depending on the number of hours worked per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

At least a High School Diploma plus experience in work with special needs populations; Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Care Aide credential from WA state Department of Health in good standing, AA or BA in Human Services related discipline preferred; Good organizational skills; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach; Ability to apply a Recovery based approach and to apply clinical knowledge; Good verbal and written communication skills; Basic computer skills; Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion;  Visual and auditory skills required to communicate, to ensure and deliver client care, and to provide documentation of care; Requires frequent standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching; Requires frequent walking to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR, and successful completion of Boarding Home training requirements (WAC 388-112). Employment is contingent on successful fingerprint background check.

Why Work for Lake Whatcom Center?

LWC is a DSHS licensed not-for-profit organization providing an array of residential and community mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and their ability to meet their goal of Recovery. We are a fast-growing service, and committed to creating a supportive and positive environment for all our employees.

LWC offers competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Competitive vacation and
  • Generous sick leave
  • Holiday premium pay
  • Floating holidays, and
  • Annual base pay increases

 

LWC is a tobacco-free and scent-free workplace. LWC is an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to an Affirmative Action Program and enhancing the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, age, religion, creed, marital status, ancestral heritage, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veteran status, or the presences on any physical, mental and/or sensory disability. If accommodations are needed for participating in the application or interview process, please feel free to let us know.

Please submit LWC Employment Application Packet or resume to: HR, 609 North Shore Drive, Bellingham, WA 98226

  • Compensation: $14.18-$18.90/hr. DOE
  • Closes: When filled
Minimum Qualifications
At least a High School Diploma plus experience in work with special needs populations; Certified Nursing Assistant or Home Care Aide credential from WA state Department of Health in good standing, AA or BA in Human Services related discipline preferred; Good organizational skills; Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach; Ability to apply a Recovery based approach and to apply clinical knowledge; Good verbal and written communication skills; Basic computer skills; Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion;  Visual and auditory skills required to communicate, to ensure and deliver client care, and to provide documentation of care; Requires frequent standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching; Requires frequent walking to accomplish tasks; Requires ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to obtain First Aid/CPR, and successful completion of Boarding Home training requirements (WAC 388-112). Employment is contingent on successful fingerprint background check.
Submit application packet to: HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226
Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Salary: $14.18-$18.90 an hour
Experience Required:
Education: High School or Equivalent
Licenses: CNA

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