Top 5 reasons YOU should choose a career with VA: 1. A premium benefits package 2. A fulfilling and challenging work environment 3. Work where you want to live 4. On-the-job growth and advancement 5. To discover the career you want, for the future you deserve. As a Nursing Assistant (NA) with Acute Care you will perform a wide range of resident care, acute services, treatment and charting activities on a regular and continuing basis. The Nursing Assistant performs nursing procedures and duties on an assigned patient area and has special responsibilities with his/her assigned patients, using a team nursing approach in providing holistic care. He/she functions independently under the purview of the Nurse Manager/Assistant Unit Manager or designee. He/she will assist supervisory staff by providing assistance and guidance to lower level Nursing Assistants during the tour of duty. He/she may suggest and implement reassignments as patient care requirements change, with the approval of the supervisory RN. The NA observes, reports, and documents changes in patients' conditions. In addition, charting on each patient's medical record is done regularly according to set nursing standards and unit policies. The NA assists with Activities of Daily Living (ADL), the delivery of specialized nursing care and emergency care of patients as needed. He/she uses therapeutic communication to intervene with psychiatric, geriatric, and/or medical patients. The NA shows concern for the safety and welfare of all patients on the assigned unit. Follow-through by the NA on the assigned patients' treatment plans is necessary for continuity of care. Work Schedule: Weekends and Holidays required; various shifts available. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599750200
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