A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized for this position. This position is located in the RECC (Rehabilitation Extended and Community Care) Division, on the 9CN Unit. Heroes' Corner (9CN) is an 18-bed Palliative Care/Hospice Unit. The Nursing Staff provides high quality patient-centered care to our Veterans and their families. Collaborative care is provided and supported at end-of-life as well as supportive care while Veterans are receiving Palliative chemotherapy and/or radiation. Our Nursing staff focuses on management of symptoms including pain, provision of psychosocial and spiritual support, and the application of comfort measures as an alternative to aggressive treatments. Major Duties - Nursing Assistant - 9CN Personal patient care including bathing, feeding, grooming, laundry and mobilizing with demonstration of skills which reflect the needs of the older adult Appropriate support duties i.e., patient centered care, proper implementation of policies and procedures, use of good body mechanics, and assist in application and operation of specialized functional equipment Support and participates in patient improvement/safety efforts Support duties for treatment services such as specimen collection and facilitating attendance at scheduled therapies Treatment duties such as finger sticks, bladder scan, mobility devices and restorative care Integrates professional communication and excellent customer service when dealing with all internal and external customers. Work Schedule: Full Time (1.0) PM Shift (1530 - Midnight) Weekend and Holiday Rotations Telework: Not Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Nursing Assistant/PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.