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    Summary

    The primary purpose of the job is to provide direct patient care that does not require professional nursing education. Incumbent performs a variety of duties aimed at increasing the comfort and spirit of the patient. He/she identifies and reports data relative to more complex patient situations. He/she teaches patients and family members the necessity to continue the procedures for proper health care. The Nursing Assistant reinforces plan of care based on patient's condition.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties: Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse (RN) the full performance level GS-5 Nursing Assistant (NA) functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists licensed nursing staff in the care of residents and employees receiving assistance due to reasonable accommodations) receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. The distinguishing factor is that resident's assignments typically involve more complex nursing needs which can vary within a range of predictable to unpredictable requirements. NAs at this level also assume more of a peer education/mentorship role. Provides nursing care, performs clinical procedures according to specialty, technical procedures and ancillary services for complex resident. The NA performs a variety of personal care or nursing care activities. The NA helps each resident attain optimal physical, physiological, emotional and social well-being.
    Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse (RN) the developmental level GS-4 Nursing Assistant (NA) functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists licensed nursing staff in the care of patients.
    Under the direction of a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse (RN) the entry level GS-3 Nursing Assistant (NA) functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists licensed nursing staff in the care of patients.

    Appointment Types: Full-Time, Part-Time, and possible Intermittent available

    Work Schedule: Multiple schedules. Rotating shifts with holidays and weekends

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

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    0621 Nursing Assistant

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