The Nursing Assistant (NA) within this organization is responsible for delivering patient/resident care in a variety of settings. The incumbent functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists licensed nursing staff in the care team and assist licensed nursing staff in the care of patients/residents receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. This is an open continuous announcement. After the first cut off date of August 5, 2021 applicants will be reviewed and referred every week until the closing date or until filled. Major Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Demonstrates dependability and reliability by scheduling and using leave appropriately for positive impact on patient/resident care. Recognizes and reports subtle or obvious changes in patient's/resident's behavior, communication, or physical condition. Documents observations, changes in patient's condition, and response to nursing interventions as applicable. Assists in the development of the nursing care plan by defining problems and needs and suggesting nursing actions based on information gained through interaction with the patient/resident and/or group meetings. Assists with planned therapy sessions in conjunction with RN. Works with assigned patients/residents using a variety approaches for the purpose of promoting independence and self- reliance and encouraging patients/residents to accept responsibility for their own behavior. shares patient/resident information and reactions with the interdisciplinary team. Assists in maintaining a safe, clean, and therapeutic environment. Recognizes and reports problems and makes suggestions for corrective action. Work Schedule: Days, Nights, and Evenings Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD00000 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.