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KANSAS CITY, MO
Date:
09/22/2017
2017-09-222017-10-21
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Nursing Assistant Ed Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Nursing Assistant Ed Job in KANSAS CITY, MO

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $32,995.00 to $42,899.00 Grade 05 to 05
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 9/14/2017 Close Date 10/4/2017
Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
KANSAS CITY, MO

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    09/14/2017 to 10/04/2017

  • Salary

    $32,995 to $42,899 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 05

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time - Full Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent - Excepted Service Permanent

Location

3 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

CD-17-GHB-2007387-BU

Control number

478647600

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    The Kansas City Missouri Veterans Affairs Medical Center (KCVA) currently has three openings for Nursing Assistants in the Emergency Department (ED) of the Primary Care Service Line.

    The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose.

    Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you.

    If you are interested in being a part of a LEAN organization and putting other's needs before your own this may be the organization for you. Yours might be the first face they see when they come through our doors. Yours might be the voice they hear right after a surprise diagnosis.  Yours might be the eyes they look into as they are pushed in a wheelchair to a frightening procedure.  Your attitude reflects us and everything we are proud of in this organization. By applying for this position, you have chosen to help serve our patients and we appreciate you.

    With the initiation of cultural change, along with knowledge and tools for change, the Kansas City VA will continue to move towards a practice of continuous improvement.  In the endeavor, we recognize that this change will not occur suddenly, that dedicated individuals like your self will be required, that leadership involvement is necessary, and employee engagement paramount. 

    As a 157 bed medical, surgical, and psychiatric facility, the Kansas City VA provides comprehensive health care through primary care and tertiary care in subspecialty medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation. It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and the University of Missouri Kansas City. Take a closer look at Kansas City at www.thinkkc.com.


    VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.  The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    The incumbent serves as a Nursing Assistant in the Emergency Department (ED) of the Primary Care Service Line.  The incumbent supports the nursing staff/providers with care of patients presenting to the ED.  They may be required to float to the Primary Care clinics and /or inpatient units to assist with the same type of patient care.  The individual plans and carries out patient assignments independently under general supervision of the RN, provider or Nurse Manager.  Duties include, but are not limited to:

    · Performs temperature, blood pressure, respiratory rate, oxygen saturation measurements.

    · Performs 12 lead EKG's under < 10 minutes according to ED performance measures.

    · Performs phlebotomy according to procedure in timely manner in accordance with ED and hospital standards. Labels specimens according to hospital standards and using dual identifiers.

    · Properly uses glucometer, vital signs equipment and EKG machine. Follows OSHA guidelines for proper handling of all specimens.

    · Ensures patient safety by following appropriate safety measures/ and using correct equipment to prevent patient and /or employee injury, i.e.: overhead lifts, wheelchair lifts, hover mat during transfer of patients. Make rounds throughout the ED and addresses needs of the patient within nursing assistance scope of practice. Provides direct personal and hygienic to all categories of patients including those in strict isolation.

    · Performs patient care procedures such as collection of specimens, applying simply dressings, catheter changes, EKG, splints.

    · Maintains adequate stock of supplies. Works closely with TSS to ensure par level for supplies is adequate.

    · Escorts patients to and from radiology, CT, inpatient units when patient is not on telemetry monitor.

    · Perform other duties as assigned by RN, Team Leader and/or Nurse Manager of the ED.

    Work Schedule: six 12 hours shifts (7:30am – 8:00pm, or 9:00am – 5:30pm, 1:30pm – 2:00am), and one 8-hour shift.  The shifts include weekends and holidays. 

    Functional Statement Title/#: Nursing Assistant, GS-5

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This internal announcement is open to current, permanent KCVA, VA and Federal employees. All other applicants should apply to the external announcement CD-17-GHB-2004179-BU.

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478647600. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.


Note: We cannot accept applications on behalf of Federal Agencies. Application instructions are listed within the Job Description.


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