This position is located at the Grand Junction, VA Western Colorado Veterans Health Care System in the Patient Care Services Extended Care Service department. The incumbent will provide a range of assistance and support for veteran patients by providing personal patient care, support for diagnostic procedures, performing technical nursing treatments as delegated by Nursing staff, appropriate documentation and offering basic patient instruction under the guidance of a Registered Nurse. Duties include but are not limited to: 1. The support of diagnostic procedures, such as monitoring vital signs during a diagnostic exam. 2. Assisting with technical nursing treatments, such as monitoring behaviors and reactions after a treatment. 3. Direct patient care. 4. Indirect patient care, such as practicing cost-effective measures. 5. Entering information into patients records and/or charts. 6. Personal patient care, such as assuring the comfort of a patient. 7. Patient teaching. 8. Environment of care. 9. Patient Safety. 10. Other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Rotations, which may include nights, weekends, and holidays Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.