Nursing Assistant- Extended Care

Saint Cloud, MN
Sep 05, 2018
Oct 05, 2018
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

"Veterans' preference does not apply for current permanent Federal agency employees as long as they are listed as part of the area of consideration."


Nursing Assistants provide non-licensed nursing care on a regular, continuing basis to patients whose needs may vary. They serve as members of the treatment team in motivating patients and directing their behavior toward achieving treatment plan goals. Incumbent observes and reports physical, emotional, behavioral and psychosocial aspects of the patient's condition. Provides personal care to patients on their assigned unit or when accompanying patients off the unit or medical center grounds. Participates in the admission of patients by providing secure, reassuring milieu, orienting patients to the unit, checking them for contraband when indicated and assisting the registered nurse in implementing the nursing admission procedure. Assists with treatments, prepares equipment, performs selected procedures after appropriate instruction, observes infection control practices, and implements bowel and bladder programs. Other duties as assigned.

Work Schedule:
Various tours ( Part Time and Full Time) to include rotating weekends and holidays within the Extended Care Service line May be eligible for compressed work schedules

Functional Statement Title: Nursing Assisant GS 3-5

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status No

Promotion Potential 5


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