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    The Nursing Assistant (NA) will work within the Patient Care Service Line (PCSL) within the Community Living Center (CLC) and is an integral part of a team of nurses that provide care to long term care residents, end of life hospice veterans, and veterans with specific rehabilitation or skilled needs for a limited time frame. The CLC nurse aide is responsible for maintaining unit specific competencies to ensure safety and quality of care is provided to residents.

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    Duties may include, but are not limited to:

    -Identifies environmental safety hazards and takes immediate action to resolve issues within a specific scope.

    -Adheres to the Cheyenne VAMC Time and Leave Policy and assists others with entering leave requests.

    -Completes required documentation timely and accurately with minimal or no guidance; able to assist other staff members with required documentation.

    -Provides 1:1 observation for veterans who are safety risks (within one arm's length of the patient), to include but not limited to: Having Suicidal/Homicidal ldeations, High Fall Risk, Veteran pulling on or trying to remove, essential medical equipment, Impulsive behavior that may lead to injury.

    -Performs specific patient related tasks independently and provides assistance to co-workers.

    -Assists patient with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) such as personal hygiene and daily nourishment independently and provides assistance to co-workers.

    -Treats self, patients, family and others with respect and dignity is able to effectively intervene when there is a difficult situation.

    -Listens to patient and family needs/concerns. Reports them to the charge nurse and will take immediate action within specific scope to meet the patient's needs/concerns.

    -Works within a collaborative team to achieve veteran centric goals and provides feedback regarding the patient's progress toward goals.

    -Seeks opportunities to increase knowledge and skill.

    -Completes mandatory and additional TMS training in addition to the required training and electronic competencies/certifications.

    -Conducts the orientation of new employees and students on an independent basis.

    -Participates in unit specific staff meetings and in-services, providing feedback and suggestions during meetings.

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/584608100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.