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    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?

    The VA Black Hills Health Care System (VA BHHCS) is located in the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota. South Dakota has No State Income Tax, has been named one of the Happiest and Safest States in the nation, is home to Top Ten Scenic Drives and Top Ten National Forests, features an Outdoor Life's Top City for Outdoor Enthusiasts and hosts the legendary annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

    VA BHHCS is where we live and work in rural small town settings, only minutes from Rapid City's shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment venues. We offer rich history, including Mammoths and Prehistoric Civilizations, the 7th Cavalry, Deadwood, and Mount Rushmore.

    VA BHHCS is a multi-campus health care system, with approximately 1300 employees, providing primary care, acute medicine, surgery, behavioral health, nursing home and domiciliary care from medical centers located at Fort Meade and Hot Springs, South Dakota as well as a staffed Community Based Outreach Clinic in Rapid City and numerous contracted and staffed clinics in Western South Dakota, Northern Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming. The VA BHHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota

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    Responsibilities

    As a Nursing Assistant in the Medical/Surgical Unit at the Fort Meade campus of the VA Black Hills Health Care System in South Dakota, you will perform a wide range or patient personal care, diagnostic services, treatment and charting activities on a regular and continuing basis. You will deliver safe and individualized nursing care on patients with multiple complex needs. He/she provides care that addresses physical, emotional, rehabilitative and spiritual needs or veterans. Tasks include meeting the needs of the veteran's personal hygiene needs, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination and prevention of skin breakdown and assisting the nurses with treatments. He/she should be familiar with multitasking and prioritizing duties.

    Work Schedule: Full Time; 40 hours per week; Mix of days, nights, weekend and holidays. 8 and 12 hour shifts available.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498901700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.