About the Agency
The AFRH is an independent Federal Agency which most closely resembles a private sector Continuing Care Retirement Community with a geriatric resident population of distinguished Veterans who have served their country. If you would like to work in an environment that nurtures the Health and Wellness philosophy of aging and that provides a continuum of residential Life Care Services in a community setting for our Nation's Heroes, we invite you to visit our website.
WHO MAY APPLY
U.S. Citizens from the who are:
1. Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status or current Federal employees in excepted service positions covered by an interchange agreement;
2. Former Federal employees with reinstatement eligibility;
3. Individuals eligible for:
- the AFRH Career Transition Assistance Program (CTAP);
- the Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP) from the local commuting area;
- Individuals eligible under special hiring authorities (e.g., individuals with disabilities, covered by an interchange agreement, eligible for Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA), OR certain military spouses);
4. U.S. citizens, no matter where you live, who are eligible for appointment under the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act;
5. AFRH employees currently serving on a Veteran's Recruitment Appointment (VRA).
As a Nursing Assistant, you will:
-Provide comfort care and hygiene to patients to include bathing, hair and nail care, oral hygiene, skin care, and back rubs.
-Accompany patients to other areas of the facility for scheduled appointments, treatments, recreational, social, and religious activities, and monitor and care for patients during ambulance transport to other medical treatment facilities.
-Accompany residents to planned activities in the community or appointments as required. May be required to remain with the resident when necessary.
-Take accurate vital signs (i.e. blood pressure, pulse, respirations, temperature) and other required measurements (i.e. height, weight). Recognize implications of changes and report to physician and/or nursing supervisor.
-Perform routine procedures in accordance with established standard operating procedures for CNA education. Perform blood-pressure screenings and application of bandages and splints, etc.
-Maintain flow sheets and patient records, documenting patient care as per expected standards.