Job ID: 17756

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Atlanta VA Health Care System (AVAHCS)

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Temp

Location: Georgia (GA)

Gross Pay: $

Certified Nursing Assistant

 

 

“We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"

 

 

SITE OF SERVICE:

On-site at Atlanta VA Health Care System (AVAHCS) 1670 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033 and associated VA clinics

Full Time (52 Weeks)

POSITION QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS:

 Licensure: Possess a current CNA certification from any state

 Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification by a provider recognized by the American Heart Association

o  Basic Life Support (BLS)

Experience: Minimum two years working in skill and (must have worked within the last six months in skill set). A Patient Care Technician (PCT) Certification/License or Intermediate Care Technician (ICT) certification/license will be acceptable in lieu of a Nursing Assistant certification

 U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

 English Language Requirement: Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.

DUTIES:

Assembles necessary equipment and positions patients, collects, labels and transports specimens to laboratory. Checks patients frequently during and following procedures for changes in patient’s condition. Escorts patients to and from diagnostic studies. Cleans and cares for equipment used in oxygen and suction therapy, frame beds and reports equipment in need of repair.

Performs a range of treatment procedures that include changing simple dressings. Cares for patients with infection, communicable diseases and those in infection isolation. Cares for patients receiving oxygen via cannula or mask as well as venti-mask, patients with chest therapy and postural drainage. Cares for patients with condom catheters as well as indwelling Foley catheters. Administers basic life support measures.

 Verbally provides information to the nurse for inclusion in the Nursing Care Plans. Documents vital signs. Enters information about the patients’ condition in the patients’ chart. Assists with completion of patients’ admission history.

Conducts inventories upon admission and as needed

Conducts contraband searches

Conducts on-going evaluations of the mental health environment of care

Assist patients as needed with activities of daily living (ADLs)

Accompanies mental health patients to appointments outside of the mental health unit

HOURS:

TBD

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS

Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

 

LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Links:

To learn more about LUKE, please visit our website at:

https://lukestaffing.com/

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Why choose LUKE?

At LUKE, we’re honored the U.S. Government has entrusted us with their staffing needs for over 20 years. We’ve built a strong reputation as a reliable partner, delivering vital healthcare solutions.

When you join our team, you become part of a nationwide network of top-tier professionals who share your passion for excellence. Whether you’re a nurse, physician, therapist, caregiver, or any other healthcare specialist, we have a diverse range of positions available to match your unique skills and interests.