This position is located at the Tomah VA in Tomah, WI. It has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to veterans living in a Western/Central area of Wisconsin. The employee serves as a Nursing Assistant (NA) at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center, Tomah, WI. Areas of assignment include Inpatient Community Living Centers include Home Sweet Home, Journey Home, Sports Center, Country Inn, Stepping Stones, Whispering Pines, Heroes House, and Patriots Place the Inpatient Acute Care units included 400A and 403A, Outpatient 404, Urgent Care, Escorts and the Float Pool. The NA works under the supervision of a registered nurse or other licensed health care professional. Performs a variety of personal care or nursing care activities which do not require practical or vocational nursing licensure or professional nurse educational. Performs work assisting other Medical personnel in the diagnosis or treatment of patient/resident illnesses or medical conditions. Assists providers and nurses in the care and treatment of patients/residents receiving medical, psychiatric, or outpatient treatment. Provides therapeutic interactions with patients/residents at all times. Performs simple treatment procedures such as apply or removing binders, arm slings, dressing, and bandages or applying warm and cool packs. Observes patients/residents for change in condition (deviation in color, pulse, respiration, pulse oximetry, temperature, blood pressure, pain). Uses fall prevention strategies while assisting patients/residents to stand, walk or transfer. Performs a wider variety of duties aimed at increasing the comfort and spirit of the patient/resident. Assisting patients/residents with feeding based on prescribed diet and is aware of patients/residents that are high risk of choking or aspiration. Other additional duties assigned. Work Schedule: Full Time, 2nd Shift - 3:30pm to Midnight to include weekends and holidays. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599082100
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.