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    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

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    Responsibilities

    Perform a wide range of resident care, restorative services, treatment and charting activities on a regular and continuing basis. The incumbent delivers safe and individualized nursing care to long term care residents with multiple and complex needs and performs in such a way as to promote a sense of dignity and resident preferences. He/she provides care that addresses physical, emotional, rehabilitative and spiritual needs of veterans. Provides competent nursing care in a variety of situations to meet resident needs for personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, elimination and prevention of skin breakdown while participating in a resident treatment team. The incumbent should possess basic understanding of the culture transformation in Long Term Care, and understanding of simple scientific facts and principles, a broad spectrum of technical skills, adaptation of procedures to meet individual patient needs, quality of life , preferences , and recognition of the relatedness to residents' behavior and physical condition.


    Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts, 8/12 hrs (day, evening, night)
    Functional Statement Title: Nursing Assistant GS-0621-05: 000000

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position for training and/or patient care needs.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

  • Job family (Series)

    0621 Nursing Assistant

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