Nursing Assistant

Veterans Affairs-Veterans Health Administration

About the organization

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

Duties

The nursing assistants perform care as delegated by a Registered Nurse. They assist medical personnel in the care and treatment of patients, including direct patient care. They assist Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and providers by performing duties such as vital signs, height, weight, etc. and document the specific information in the resident's computerized record. The nursing assistants will also listen/respond and assist with patient concerns and complete walking rounds. They perform a wide variety of duties aimed at increasing the comfort and mental health of the patient. They perform patient care and take measures to address the patient's bio-psychosocial needs, personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, hydration, and safety. They will encourage patients with self-care and promote independence, while reporting to the Registered Nurse. They also perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Conditions of Employment
•You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
•Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
•Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
•You may be required to serve a probationary period
•Subject to a background/security investigation
•Must be proficient in written and spoken English
•Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process
Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, December 31, 2020.
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
One year above high school with courses related to the NA occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year which resulted in attaining certification as a nursing assistant may also meet in full the experience requirements for

Must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Handbook 5005, part II, chapter 3, section A, paragraph 3j.

Salary

$32,123-$55,787 per annum

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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