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 (WCT-B) in Cleveland, Ohio Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Nursing Assistant (WCT-B) – Cleveland, Ohio
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 167783Start Date: 11/25/2019End Date: 12/04/2019
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/04/2019. 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 Nursing Assistant occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year as a nursing assistant may also meet in full the experience requirements for GS-3. English Language Proficiency. Nursing Assistants must be proficient in spoken and written English in accordance with VA Policy. Preferred Experience: 1 year of Nursing Assistant experience STNA Grade Determinations: GS-5: 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. OR 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. (Transcripts must be submitted) AND Demonstrate the following Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): 1. Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital, long term care or outpatient 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 Nursing Assistants 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 and assisting with behavior crisis, etc. References: VA Handbook 5005/81, Part II, Appendix G46. Nursing Assistant Qualification Standard The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-5. Physical Requirements: The nursing assistant position requires good physical and mental health. Physical activities may include: bending, lifting, rotating/transferring patients, and walking/standing most of an eight-hour shift. The position requires the ability to work in a highly stressful environment.
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