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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?

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    Responsibilities

    Provides direct patient care activities under the supervision of the registered nurse. May be trained for specific functions such as phlebotomy, 12- lead EKG's, Health Unit Coordinator clerical functions, or telemetry monitoring. Assists with/performs appropriate nursing tasks for patients including but not limited to:

    -Assists or provides patients with personal hygiene
    -Provide patients with the appropriate level of assistance with activities of daily living, bathing, dressing, transferring, ambulating, feeding, and toileting
    -Obtains blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and blood glucose and records them in the patient's medical record.
    -Weighs patients and records them appropriately in the medical record
    -Reports significant variances in vital signs, blood glucose and weight to responsible RN.
    -Assists with under the direct supervision of the recreation/occupational/physical therapist therapeutic and diversion activities for patients
    -Answers call lights promptly and in person
    -Assists during emergency treatment situations to include CPR
    -Transports patients as assigned off the unit for various diagnostic and therapeutic interventions
    -Performs other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: All shifts & work schedules available
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    Recruitment/Relocation Incentives are not authorized.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0621 Nursing Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542970500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.