Nursing Assistant (All vacancies including PRN, PT, FT)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Internal Number: 629847000
This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for these occupations on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. This announcement covers vacancies in multiple units/clinics within the New Mexico VA Health Care System, to include: Med/Surg units, Emergency Department; Step Down or Progressive Care; Telemetry; Operating Room; Home Care; Community Living Center, Spinal Cord Injury Unit; Inpatient Psychiatry (Geriatric or Acute); Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation (SUD/Homelessness); Geriatric Extended Care Units; Community Care; Float Pool, and other Specialty Areas. As a Nursing Assistant you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include upholding the standards of care as outlined by the Medical Center and the Service policies and procedures. Provide quality nursing care to a variety of patients whose age may range from 17 years to 100+ years. Provides complete personal hygiene care needs. Turn and position patients to maintain proper body alignment, lift, ambulates, and transfer patients. Promote the physical independence of the patient by encouraging and teaching individual patients and groups of patients 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, and bladder and other training as needed. Prepare patients for meals, feeds, and assists those requiring assistance. Take and record vital signs, weights, neurological checks, and circulatory checks. Work Schedule: Full-time, part-time (unit specific part time hours range 8 to 72 per pay period), and intermittent/PRN. Assigned schedule corresponds to specific clinic (Some clinics require days, nights, weekends, rotating shifts and holidays). Telework: Not available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Nursing Assistant (All vacancies including PRN, PT, FT)/PDFS 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.