The Battle Creek VA Medical Center is recruiting for an Nursing Assistant (Extended Care). The Nursing Assistant (Extended Care) will function in Nursing Service. The Nursing Assistant provides a range of patient care for the Extended Care Service. The incumbent may be required to turn and position Veterans to maintain proper body alignment, lift, ambulate, and transfer Veterans. He/she promotes the physical independence of the Veteran by encouraging and teaching individual Veterans and groups of Veterans 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, bladder, and other training as needed. He/she prepares Veterans for meals, feeds, and assists those requiring assistance. In addition, incumbent will take and record vital signs, weigh, perform neurological checks, and circulatory checks. The incumbent will lead by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all Veterans are treated with respect and civility Work Schedule: Rotating Weekends, 7pm - 7:30am or 7am - 7:30pm 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.