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    Summary

    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?

    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

    Nursing Assistant (NA) provides 24/7 coverage. They are the first person a Veteran encounters upon admission to unit. The NA ensures veteran is processed in and provides unit orientation, inventory of belongings, performs patient count and sleep round, EOC round and ensures Veterans are safe. Additionally, you will be responsible for the following:
    1. Vital signs
    2. Environment of Care rounds
    3. Orienting new admissions to unit
    4. Inventory of veteran belongings
    5. Health and Wellness Inspections
    6. Documenting in CPRS
    7. Perform patient count
    8. Sleep rounds
    9. Cleaning of reusable medical equipment
    10. Escorting Veterans to appointments
    11. Obtain Breathalyzers
    12. Obtain urine for Toxicology screen
    13. Use of Naloxone for opioid overdose
    14. Therapeutic interactions with Veterans

    Work Schedule: Rotating 8 hours shifts: including weekends and holidays
    Functional Statement Title: Nursing Assistant GS-0621-05: 000000

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/530066300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.