Vacancies are located throughout all VA New Jersey at both the East Orange and Lyons campuses of the Veterans Health Administration. This is an open and continuous announcement due to frequently occurring vacancies. The initial cut-off date is 9/30/2021. Eligible candidates will be referred as long as there are vacancies. NOTE: THIS CAN BE USED FOR TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS The nursing assistants perform care as delegated by a Registered Nurse. They assist medical personnel in the care and treatment of patients, including direct patient care. They assist Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and providers in the performance of diagnostic examinations by performing duties such as vital signs, height, weight, finger sticks, etc. and document the specific information in the resident's computerized record. The nursing assistants will also listen/respond and assist with patient concerns and complete walking rounds. They perform a wide variety of duties aimed at increasing the comfort and mental health of the patient. They perform patient care and take measures to address the patient's bio-psychosocial needs, personal hygiene, physical comfort, nutrition, hydration, and safety. They will encourage patients with self-care and promote independence, while reporting to the Registered Nurse. They also perform other related duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Hours will be determined by the position for which the applicant is selected. Financial Disclosure Report: Not require
Internal Number: 585148400
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.