The Wichita VA Medical Center is recruiting for Nursing Assistant positions to work in the largest city in the state of Kansas. The Wichita metro population is roughly 500,000 and is a charming area with relatively reasonable cost for housing, 28 art galleries, 33 museums, and award-winning cultural opportunities. We are proudly home to the Wichita State Shockers Men's College Basketball team. Live and work in the heart of America! The duties and responsibilities of the Nursing Assistant - include but are not limited to the following: Recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. Serve as a preceptor to new Nursing Assistant by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting. Performs/Assists patients with activities of daily living/personal care and routine and prescribed patient care, utilizing Medical Center resources, as indicated. Complies with policies and procedures of the Medical Center and specific job related standard operating procedures. Attends and completes training required for continuing education and mandatory training with established policy and procedures. Assists with administration of care and treatments, assembles and operates equipment, and assists patients with special equipment according to level of education and training. Maintains a clean environment, observes and practices Patient Care Service policy and procedure about infection control. Communicates with patients and families in a courteous, professional manner and provides patient, family/significant others instruction within the incumbent's level of training and education. Work Schedule: Full-time, Following Shifts Available 0700-1530 1100-1930 0700-1930 1100-2330 1530-2330 1900-0730 2300-0730 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Fair Labor Standards Act: Non-exempt Bargaining Unit Status: Covered Salary: Salary Ranges: GS-03 - $28,078 - $36,500 GS-04 - $31,520 - $40,974 GS-05 - $35,265 - $45,847 Functional Statement Title/#00000: GS-0621-05, Nursing Assistant The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5. The actual grade at which an applicant may be selected for this vacancy is in the range of GS-3 to GS-5. Promotion Potential: The selectee may be promoted to the full performance level without further competition when all regulatory, qualification, and performance requirements are met. Selection at a lower grade level does not guarantee promotion to the full performance level.
Internal Number: 599450200
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.