The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Nursing Assistant. The Nursing Assistant will function in Akron Specialty Clinics located under Chief of Staff. Duties for the Nursing Assistant include, but are not limited to; Providing general data collection and documentation for patient intake (Vital Signs, Weight, Height, EKG, reason for visit). Performing a wide variety of nursing care duties as assigned by the Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Practical Nurse to include Point of Care Testing (glucometers, bladder scans, EKG). Reporting observations and changes in patient condition to the nurse and/or provider. Assisting nurses and providers with dressings and/or wound care. Delivering cultures and/or biopsy specimens to laboratory services. Ambulating, transporting and positioning patients during visit using appropriate techniques and equipment. Completing "set-up" of exam rooms (procedure kits, equipment, dressings, specialty carts). Performing room turnover between patients: disinfects exam table and equipment, follows policy for Reusable Medical Equipment (RME). Performing end of day room procedure: lock cabinets, remove all HIPPA materials, check inventory and stock supplies. Monitoring phone line and triaging voicemail messages. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 7:00am -3:30pm. Hours may be extended or rotated to meet the needs of our Veteran's and Medical Center. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599225000
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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.