A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized for this position. This position is located in the RECC (Rehabilitation Extended and Community Care) Division, on the 9CS unit. Independence Hall (9CS) is a 22-bed unit, with 16 beds being occupied with Long term care Veteran and 6 beds being occupied with Transitional care Veterans. Serving a very diverse population, 9CS residents are challenged with varied and complex medical issues including but not limited to: MS, spinal cord injury, Huntington's disease, ALS as well as cardiac problems, diabetes, and heart failure. Many of the residents have mental health issues, including PTSD, anxiety, dementia, and other behavioral problems. The unit staff works closely with all members of the interdisciplinary team to provide the Veterans with optimal care. This is the Veterans home and the care delivered is resident centered and honors individual needs and preferences. Veterans remain on the unit for many medical challenges, IV's, and transfusions, avoiding the disruption of transfer to the acute units. The Veterans are actively involved in many activities and staff enjoy the long-term relations with the Veterans as they work together to plan their care. Major Duties - Nursing Assistant - 9CS Personal patient care including bathing, feeding, grooming, laundry and mobilizing with demonstration of skills which reflect the needs of the older adult Appropriate support duties i.e., patient centered care, proper implementation of policies and procedures, use of good body mechanics, and assist in application and operation of specialized functional equipment Support and participates in patient improvement/safety efforts Support duties for treatment services such as specimen collection and facilitating attendance at scheduled therapies Treatment duties such as finger sticks, bladder scan, mobility devices and restorative care Integrates professional communication and excellent customer service when dealing with all internal and external customers. Work Schedule: Part Time (0.5) PM Shift (3:30 - Midnight) Weekend and Holiday Rotations Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Nursing Assistant/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.