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Nursing Assistant

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

The St. Cloud VA Health Care System is recruiting for multiple, Part-Time, Permanent, Nursing Assistants. Positions are located in the Rehabilitation & Extended Care Service Line. Number of hours worked is based upon available position(s). Positions vary between 16 & 32 hours per week. A recruitment incentive may be available to highly qualified candidates. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis until the closing date of this open continuous announcement, as long as vacancies exist. [ "1. Provides nursing care to patients according to established facility procedures adhering to all VA and nursing policies, procedures, standards and protocol. Nursing care includes, but is not limited to: a) Personal Hygiene - assists with bathing, oral hygiene, denture care, shaving and grooming.\nb) Positioning and Activity - positions Veterans using principles of body mechanics and proper lifting and positioning device.\nc) Nutrition and Fluids - assists Veterans at meal time following safety factors, uses adaptive equipment as indicated, manages tube feedings and care of tube per facility policy, measures and records intake and output as indicated.\nd) Elimination - assists Veterans with bowel and bladder elimination as indicated, collects specimens as ordered, measures and records output as indicated, manages urinary drainage devices as directed per facility policy, performs bladder scans per facility policy.\ne) Respiratory - positions Veterans to promote breathing and maintain open airway, assists with set up and administration of oxygen therapy as ordered, performs oral suctioning as ordered.\nf) Skin - observes, maintains and promotes skin integrity by following evidence-based practice guidelines, facility policies, procedures and protocols.\ng) Support - interacts with Veteran's family members in a kind and caring manner especially during end-of-life, assists with care of body after death.\nh) Data Collection - obtains records and reports vital signs and measurements which include temperature, pulse, respirations, blood pressure, height, weight, pulse oximetry and pain. (provides input to the RN Charge Nurse).\ni) Communication - reports significant changes or concerns in the patient's physical or psychosocial condition to the RN/Charge Nurse. Reports and documents. 2. Demonstrates a beginning ability to identify and prioritize resident care needs. 3. Gathers data and provides input to RN Charge Nurse. Work Schedule: Multiple tours of duty available, all with rotating weekends and holidays. More information will be provided during the interview process. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required" ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Saint Cloud , Nursing Assistant, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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