Nursing Assistant (NA) - Inpatient Geriatric Mental Health
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Danville, Illinois
Internal Number: 611939600
A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. Major duties of the position include: Provides specialized personal nursing care to residents whose care may be impacted by psychiatric, medical and geriatric conditions. Performs multi-step treatments and procedures requiring skills and extensive knowledge specific to resident conditions, medical treatment, and an understanding of the effects of the treatment. The work consists of providing a range of resident care and contributes to the completion of the treatment plan and the recovery of residents. This can include: personal care, diagnostic support procedures, treatments, charting and resident teaching. The employee is required to recognize differences in a variety of situations and take appropriate action to meet the resident's needs. Work involves assigned duties that require prioritization of tasks, selection of appropriate equipment, selection of the appropriate procedure for assigned treatments, and recognition of differences in resident's medical condition to facilitate appropriate and accurate documentation. Work Schedule: Full time Mon. - Fri., Rotating Weekends and Holidays 11:30pm - 8:00am Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.