The incumbent will be an employee of the VA Roseburg Healthcare System (VARHCS) Office of Patient Care Services. The reporting structure is identified on the organization chart, ultimately reporting to the Associate Chief Nurse Executive through a Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, or Program Director. The position is responsible for the nursing assistant duties, including acute and close observation, taking and documenting vital signs, collecting lab specimens including phlebotomy, passing and picking up meal trays, tracking and documenting intake and output, assisting with transporting of patients/residents, and duties as assigned by the Supervisor or designee. The position requires the ability to work alternate schedules during evenings, nights, weekends, weekdays, holidays, and may alternate schedules to ensure adequate coverage of support functions. Employee performs assigned duties in a manner that promotes quality health care, outstanding customer service, and the maintenance of an environment committed to serving the Veterans, their families, and internal and external stakeholders. Employee actively supports the team concept and functions as a team player, working collaboratively across service and care lines to accomplish the mission of the facility and service. The incumbent contributes to team initiatives and continuously strives to improve the effectiveness of the team. Employee works effectively with others, recognizing emergency situations, and acts appropriately. The position includes responsibility for coverage of medical support assistant (MSA) duties in the absence of the MSA or during times of high need as determined by the Supervisor or designee. The position includes temporary assignments (floating) during one's scheduled tour of duty in other clinical areas such as Mental Health, Residential Treatment Program, Operative Care, Emergency Department, and the Medical /Telemetry, during the times of high need as determined by the Supervisor or designee. The incumbent may be reassigned as necessary to meet the operational needs and mission of the healthcare system. The purpose of the work is to provide nursing assistant care that covers personal care, diagnostic support procedures, treatment procedures, patient/resident charting, and limited patient/resident teaching. The work contributes to a base of standard nursing care upon which further nursing care may be planned and/or provided by nurses. A secondary purpose is to assist with the administrative functions of the unit, communicate with internal and external customers, and assist patients/residents with a variety of concerns. Timely and accurate performance of these duties relieves the clinical staff from routine administrative tasks and contributes to the effective functioning of the unit and the overall quality of patient/resident care. Work Schedule: 10-12hr rotating shifts as needed. Examples 1800-0630, 0600-1830, 2200-0830 Compressed/Flexible: Yes Telework: No Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000CV19 and PD000000CV19 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.