The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Nursing Assistant (Inpatient Medicine Healthcare Group) in Long Beach, California Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Nursing Assistant (Inpatient Medicine Healthcare Group) – Long Beach, California
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 132938Start Date: 08/07/2019End Date: 08/21/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 08/21/2019.
Basic Requirements: United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Education or Training. One year above high school with courses related to the [NA] occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year Preferred Experience: 1 year experience as a Nursing Assistant in inpatient medicine setting preferred BLS certified Telemetry experience preferred it is desirable that employees at this level have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Grade Determinations: Qualifications for the GS-05Must have Experience: One year of progressively responsible assignments and experience equivalent to the GS-4 level which demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities that are directly related to the specific assignment. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs in subparagraph (c) below;
Education: Successful completion of a 4-year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor’s degree that included 24 semester hours of courses related to health care or possession of a bachelor’s degree.In addition, the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs below: Demonstrated KSAs 1. Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital,or inpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse. 2. Ability to communicate orally with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new CNAs by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting. 3. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding assisting with behavior crisis, etc. References: References: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G46, Certified Nursing Assistant Qualification Standard, GS-621.The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5 . Physical Requirements: Physical Requirements: Straight Pulling; Pushing; Reaching above Shoulder; Walking; Standing; Repeated bending;Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13″ to 16″ to Jaeger 1 to 4; Hearing aid (permitted); Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Depth perception; Both eyes required; Both legs required; Use of fingers and both hands required.
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