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    Battle Creek VA Medical Center is seeking innovative Nursing Assistants to become part of our Healthcare Team. This is an open and continuous posting. The Nursing Assistant will provide care to our Nation's Veterans. Battle Creek Veterans Affairs Medical Center (BCVAMC) embraces the concept of personalized, proactive, Veteran-centered care and mental health recovery.

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    Responsibilities

    The Nursing Assistant provides a range of Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, Mental Health and/or Long Term care services. The incumbent may be required to turn and position Veterans to maintain proper body alignment, lift, ambulate, and transfer Veterans. He/she promotes the physical independence of the Veteran by encouraging and teaching individual Veterans and groups of Veterans in self-care activities, such as progressive steps in personal hygiene, bathing, and oral care. Also assists in teaching and encouraging other care activities such as eating, dressing, undressing, bladder, and other training as needed. He/she prepares Veterans for meals, feeds, and assists those requiring assistance. In addition, incumbent will take and record vital signs, weigh, perform neurological checks, and circulatory checks. The incumbent will lead by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all Veterans are treated with respect and civility.

    Work Schedule: Work Schedules will vary based upon the current vacancy and the needs of the Service.
    Functional Statement #: Nursing Assistant GS-0621-05
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

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    0621 Nursing Assistant

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544781100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.