State of Massachusetts Nursing Assistant I in Westfield, Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts Hospital is a 100 bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital. We are a specialty care hospital providing in-patient services to individuals in need of ventilator/respiratory, end-of-life care, neuromuscular, Alzheimer’s and chronic care. We are looking for an energetic part time (32 hour) Certified Nursing Assistants to provide care to patients of an acute long-term care hospital. Successful candidates should possess a current Massachusetts Nurse Aid Certificate and current certification in American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED). Generous benefits for full and part time employees include:

Total Compensation:

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:

  • 75% state paid medical insurance premium

  • Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs

  • Low cost basic and optional life insurance

  • Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan

  • 11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time

  • Tuition Remission for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities

  • Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options

  • Incentive-based Wellness Programs

  • Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities

  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

*Vacation, sick, personal and holiday time are prorated. Consider joining our dynamic team of health care professionals in a work environment that provides high staff to patient ratio and delivers high quality care to all patients on all units. Enjoy the opportunity to provide quality services in a long-term care setting where familiar faces are the norm rather than the exception.

Pre-Offer Process:

  • A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Human Resources at 413-784-9339.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: None Special Requirements: None

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Direct Care

Organization: *Department of Public Health

Title: Nursing Assistant I

Location: Massachusetts-Westfield-91 East Mountain Rd

Requisition ID: 180006SR