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    Summary

    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

    As a Nursing Assistant with the VAMHCS Community Living Center you will 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 of 7:30a-4pm and 3:30pm-12am or 12am-8am, including weekends and holidays.
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    Functional Statement Title:
    Nursing Assistant GS-0621-05: 000000 Full Performance Level

    Travel Required

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

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    5

  • Job family (Series)

    0621 Nursing Assistant

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