TEST ANNOUNCEMENT

NUMBER  2006-823

ISSUED  SEPTEMBER 29, 2006

REVISED JUNE 12, 2013

 

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

State Civil Service Commission

 

Examination

 

for

 

RESTORATION AIDE

 

Positions are located only at the

South Mountain Restoration Center, Franklin County.

 

No written test required.

 

Exam

No.

 

Job Title

Job

Code

Pay Schedule

and Range

Starting

Salary

1.

Restoration Aide

30080

ST03

$27,012

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

VETERANS:  Pennsylvania law (51 Pa.C.S. ß7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs.  To learn more about employment preferences and opportunities for veterans, visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for Veterans; visit one of our offices; or call our veterans information line, (717) 787-6039

 

NATURE OF WORK

 

You will provide basic health care needs for assigned residents to assist them to achieve their full potential at the Center and in the community.  You will independently provide routine physical care; lift and position residents; use crisis pre-intervention techniques; interact with residents, assist with activities of daily living; act as a resident advocate; observe and report resident behaviors/conditions orally and in writing; operate equipment; respond to emergencies; and promote and maintain a clean, safe environment.  Your work will be performed under close supervision of a licensed professional supervisor.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

 

Please make sure you meet all requirements.  If after reading the requirements you are not sure you qualify, contact one of the Commissionís offices listed at the end of this announcement for guidance.

 

You are subject to Pennsylvania residency requirements and must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Visit the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, for PA Residency Information.

 

If you are a final candidate for a position covered by the Older Adults Protective Services Act, you will have to obtain a report of criminal record information, at your own expense, from the Pennsylvania State Police, or a statement that the State Police Central Repository contains no information relating to you.  If you have not been a resident of Pennsylvania for two years prior to the date that you received notification that you are a final candidate, you are also required to furnish a report of Federal Criminal History Record Information, at your own expense, from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

Necessary Special Requirement

You must be registered and certified by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as a nurse aide/restoration aide.

 

Minimum Requirements

Six months experience as an Aide Trainee; OR 1 year of paid experience in the care and treatment of geriatric residents and/or residents with a physical illness, some of whom may have had additional disabilities.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

 

All positions are located at the South Mountain Restoration Center in South Mountain, PA (Franklin County), which is operated by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.  Employees work on day and evening shifts, and work includes weekend and holiday shifts on a rotational basis.

 

There are approximately 12 appointments from lists made annually to this job title.

 

Additional opportunities may occur due to normal turnover from retirements, promotions, transfers, resignations and so forth.

 

For the most recent information on job opportunities contact the

 

Human Resource Office, South Mountain Restoration Center, 10058 South Mountain Road, South Mountain, PA  17261; Telephone:  (717) 749-4009

 

OR

 

Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Human Resources, Health and Welfare Building Ė Room 106, PO Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2675; Telephone:  (717) 787-5068, Internet:  www.dpw.state.pa.us, Emailra-pwhdqpostings@pa.gov

 

TESTING

 

Your application will be evaluated to determine whether you meet the Minimum and Necessary Special Requirements.  If you meet these requirements, you will receive a score.

 

It is important that you provide information showing that you possess the Minimum and Necessary Special Requirements.  Be sure to provide the registration number and expiration date of your Department of Health Nurse Aide Registry certificate on your application.  Failure to do so may delay the processing of your application, or result in disqualification.

 

If you take the test and want to take it again, you may be retested after 6 months from the date of your test.  You must submit a new application to be retested.

 

TEST RESULTS

 

Employment lists will be established.  You will be notified in writing of your test results.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Complete your application on the Commissionís website, Job Seekers page, by selecting Online Application, or submit your completed paper application to:

 

 

State Civil Service Commission

ATTN:  Applications

P.O. Box 569

Harrisburg, PA  17108-0569

 

Applications and further information can be obtained from:

 

 1.

State Civil Service Commission:

 

 

 

Harrisburg:  2nd Level, Strawberry Sq. Complex, 320 Market St.,

 

P.O. Box 569, Hbg., 17108-0569; Telephone (Voice) (717) 783-

 

3058, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (717) 772-2685

 

 

 

Philadelphia:  110 North 8th St., Suite 503, Phila., 19107;

 

Telephone (Voice) (215) 560-2253, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing callers only) (215) 560-4367

 

 

 

Pittsburgh:  411 Seventh Ave., Room 410, Pgh., 15219;

 

Telephone (Voice) (412) 565-7666, Text Telephone (Deaf/Hard-of-

 

Hearing callers only) (412) 565-2484

 

 

 

Internetwww.scsc.state.pa.us

 

 

2.

PA CareerLink offices

 

 

3.

The Human Resource offices listed under the "JOB OPPORTUNITIES" section of this announcement

 

For further information on testing, assistance for persons with disabilities, veterans' preference and other items, refer to the instructions provided with the "Application for Employment/Promotion."