This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Central Iowa Health Care System is recruiting for a Certified Nursing Assistant position on the Community Living Center (CLC-1, CLC-2, & CLC-3). Position requires a professional individual with a broad-based clinical knowledge that enables him/her to effectively provide care to a veteran population with widely diverse conditions/diagnoses, including caring for residents with various levels of care from dementia, skilled, restorative, rehab, and end-of-life. This is an open continuous announcement. Duties include, but are not limited to: - Assisting medical personnel in the care or treatment of residents with diverse conditions/diagnoses. - Preparing, ambulating, transporting, and positioning residents with use of equipment. - Providing a variety of personal care including but not limited to bathing, shaving, feeding, incontinence care, trimming nails, range of motion, and ambulation of residents. - Performing a wide variety of duties aimed at increasing the comfort and spirit of the resident. - Encourages residents and assists in completing restorative programs. - Recognizes and reports obvious changes in resident condition. - Delivers care to residents in a respectful, non-judgmental manner. - Maintains resident privacy/confidentiality and residents rights to privacy/confidentiality. - Accurately documents resident information on flow sheets and Computerized Patient Records System (CPRS). - Provides resident information to the accountable LPN/RN for inclusion in the resident's plan of care. - Completes assignments, reports to the accountable LPN/RN when assignment has been completed, or when unable to complete activities. - Able to adjust to assignment changes. Work Schedule: Various shifts available; Days with off-shift rotation: 0600-1830, 0600-1430, 0730-1600, 0730-2000, 1130-Mid, 1530-Mid, 1930-0800, 2330-0800. Evenings: 1130-Mid, 1530-Mid Nights: 1930-0800, 2330-0800 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.