Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
30001 02 ST N1 B 763-08 10/01/2020
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JOB CODE: 30001

DEFINITION: This is trainee level work in providing non-professional direct rehabilitative nursing care and treatment or habilitative care and services for individuals.

An employee in this job attends formal classroom training sessions and receives on-the-job training assignments to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to assist nursing staff in the direct and daily care of individuals residing in a state operated facility. Training is achieved through formal classroom instruction, computer-based training, reading assignments, and behavioral observation of individuals. An employee receives on-the-job training in non-professional direct care methods, techniques, and procedures. As knowledge and skills are acquired, further developmental assignments are given in actual work situations. Training and work assignments are performed under the close supervision and review of higher-level staff.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Completes formal classroom and on-the-job training.

• Instructs, guides, and assists individuals with activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, and oral hygiene.

• Records daily observations of individuals’ physical or behavioral changes due to reactions to medication, personal events, or other circumstances.

• Serves meals and assists individuals with eating.

• Assists individuals with walking and transports non-ambulatory individuals by wheelchair, stretcher, gurney, or other means.

• Lifts and positions non-ambulatory individuals.

• Assists with basic first aid measures, such as applying small adhesive bandages.

• Maintains cleanliness of wards, living areas, or buildings including emptying trash containers and sanitizing bathrooms.

• Transports and empties bed pans.

• Collects urine and fecal specimens for laboratory analysis.

• Takes and records individuals’ weight, blood pressure, temperature, pulse, and respiration readings.

• Assists professional staff in implementing individuals’ treatment plans by participating in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings and instructing and guiding individuals to participate in therapeutic programs and activities.

• Washes and sterilizes individuals’ medical equipment, such as medical implements, instruments, basins, bedpans, and urinals.

• Adheres to established fire, safety, and infection control policies and procedures.

• Reports safety hazards in buildings, wards, and living areas.

• Performs related work as required.


• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to read and understand written materials.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.