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Nursing Assistant Spinal Cord Injury Nursing Service Jefferson Baracks Diviaion Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Nursing Assistant Spinal Cord Injury Nursing Service Jefferson Baracks Diviaion Job in SAINT LOUIS, MO

Vacancy No. Department Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Salary $26,841.00 to $43,828.00 Grade 00 to 00
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 12/29/2017 Close Date 1/19/2018
Who may apply Public

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  • Open & closing dates

    12/29/2017 to 01/19/2018

  • Salary

    $26,841 to $43,828 per year

  • Pay scale & grade

    GS 00

  • Work schedule


  • Appointment type



2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed


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  • Duties



    OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?

    The VA Saint Louis Health Care System is a 2 Campus, full-service tertiary referral center, with 4 Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Providing advanced inpatient and ambulatory care in medicine, surgery, psychiatry, neurology, and rehabilitation, as well as over 65 subspecialty areas, including the VA's busiest interventional cardiac program, interventional radiology and radiation oncology.
    Working for the VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service. As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the Nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ "
    The VA offers employees great benefits to include paid vacation and Thrift Savings Plan (similar to 401K) with matching contributions.
    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.

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    The VA St. Louis Health Care System is recruiting for a full-time, permanent, Nursing Assistant (NA) in Spinal Cord Injury Service. Duties include, but are not limited to: Incumbents perform a wide range of direct patient comfort and personal care duties including, but not limited to: bathing, feeding, toileting, elimination, incontinent care, general patient hygiene, prevention of skin breakdown, rehabilitation, safety, and non-routine care and comfort needs for the psychological, social, and spiritual well-being of the patient. Transports patients via wheel chair or gurney, and/or accompanies ambulatory patients who need assistance, to various areas within the hospital including clinics, diagnostic areas, and treatment areas. Assists in a complete range of treatments, procedures and diagnostic examinations including measuring and recording height and weight, monitoring vital signs, recording fluid intake and output, preparing and positioning patients, applying hot and cold packs, changing sterile dressings, administering EKG's, respiratory therapy, wound irrigations, oral and tracheal aspirations, cleaning tracheostomy tubes, changing tracheal dressings, monitoring IV fluids, administering tube feedings, lumbar puncture, minor surgical procedures, inserting straight or indwelling catheters, clamping and unclamping catheters as directed. Obtains and labels specimens to include clean catch urine specimens or sterile specimens. Transports specimens to the laboratory as needed. Enters information into patient treatment records/charts. Teaches patients and family members the necessity to continue the procedures for safe and proper health care. Utilizes effective communication skills to establish and maintain constructive interpersonal relationships with patients, families and members of the interdisciplinary team. Performs post mortem care with dignity

    Work Schedule: Rotating tours, including weekends and holidays

    Functional Statement Title: Nursing Assistant GS-03 thru GS-05

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    Internal Employee, Agency Employee, Current Federal Employee, U.S. Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 3 groups.

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