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Nursing Unit Aide (NUA) - WAE

  • ... Jackson, Louisiana, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 12 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Nursing Unit Aide (NUA) - WAE   

JOB TITLE:

Nursing Unit Aide (NUA) - WAE

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Jackson Louisiana United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


The mission of the Louisiana Veterans Homes is to primarily serve the Veterans' population of Louisiana through the provision of medical, restorative, and rehabilitative services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion.
The primary objective of home is to provide quality nursing care to eligible veterans with the ultimate goal of returning the veterans to the highest possible levels of physical and mental capacity.


This position is located in the Nursing Department of the LA Veterans Home in Jackson, Louisiana.
This is a WAE/PRN position and is not to exceed 1,245 hours in a 12-month period.


This is a PART TIME /WAE appointment that pays $12.
00

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification.
Also, failure to indicate your nursing assistant certification information may also result in a failed application.


All candidates for hire must undergo a drug screen and background check.


No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process.
Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application.
Applications may be rejected if incomplete.
*

**Note regarding the advertised pay range:
The advertised maximum amount listed is the maximum salary a person can make while in this title/level over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana War Veterans' Home
Attn: Adrainne Bergeron, Human Resource
Adrainne.
Bergeron@la.
gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
No experience or training required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by Federal Mandate implemented in 1987.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To perform routine non-nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients and for the maintenance of a clean patient environment.


Level of Work:
Entry.


Supervision Received:
Close from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse-Licensed, Nursing Assistant or other higher level personnel.


Supervision Exercised:
None.


Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.


Job Distinctions:
Differs from Nursing Assistant 1 by the absence of responsibility for performing sub professional nursing duties involving more complex, varied and direct patient care.

Examples of Work

Transports or escorts patients to and from units and departments for various activities; may assist patients with ambulation.


Performs general tasks such as transporting specimens to lab.


Receives and distributes clean linen; makes and changes bed linen.


Cleans immediate patient care areas.


Cleans unit refrigerators; mops or sweeps floors as necessary.


May perform minor maintenance tasks such as; changing light bulbs.


Distributes dietary trays; feeds patients; provides patients with drinking water, ice and other drinks.


Assists unit clerks in storing supplies, and maintains clean supply area.


Cares for the personal needs of patients and assists them in grooming and personal hygiene.


Assists patients with activities of daily living.


Provides age-appropriate care (neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatrics).


Interprets age-specific data appropriately.


May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.


Provides post-mortem care.


Successfully completes training programs such as; CPR, First Aid; infection control, infectious disease, and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as; quality control, safety issues; JCAHO requirements.


Maintains any necessary certifications.


Work may involve shift work.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

12 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710389517-16fef2262f37caabd9918d772886827b

LOCATION:

Louisiana United States

CITY:

Jackson

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Supplemental Information

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and State as a Model Employer (SAME) to promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The mission of the Louisiana Veterans Homes is to primarily serve the Veterans' population of Louisiana through the provision of medical, restorative, and rehabilitative services in an atmosphere of respect and compassion. The primary objective of home is to provide quality nursing care to eligible veterans with the ultimate goal of returning the veterans to the highest possible levels of physical and mental capacity.

This position is located in the Nursing Department of the LA Veterans Home in Jackson, Louisiana. This is a WAE/PRN position and is not to exceed 1,245 hours in a 12-month period.


This is a PART TIME /WAE appointment that pays $12.00

Failure to list all experience on your application may result in a lower classification and/or disqualification. Also, failure to indicate your nursing assistant certification information may also result in a failed application.

All candidates for hire must undergo a drug screen and background check.

No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy.

Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*
Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

**Note regarding the advertised pay range:
The advertised maximum amount listed is the maximum salary a person can make while in this title/level over their career and not the maximum amount we are allowed to pay a new hire.

For further information about this vacancy contact:
Louisiana War Veterans' Home
Attn: Adrainne Bergeron, Human Resource
Adrainne.Bergeron@la.gov

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
No experience or training required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Positions at facilities receiving certain Medicaid funds require that applicants possess a valid Certified Nursing Assistant certificate as required by Federal Mandate implemented in 1987.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To perform routine non-nursing duties in the care and comfort of patients and for the maintenance of a clean patient environment.

Level of Work:
Entry.

Supervision Received:
Close from a Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse-Licensed, Nursing Assistant or other higher level personnel.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
May be used by all state agencies.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Nursing Assistant 1 by the absence of responsibility for performing sub professional nursing duties involving more complex, varied and direct patient care.

Examples of Work

Transports or escorts patients to and from units and departments for various activities; may assist patients with ambulation.

Performs general tasks such as transporting specimens to lab.

Receives and distributes clean linen; makes and changes bed linen.

Cleans immediate patient care areas.

Cleans unit refrigerators; mops or sweeps floors as necessary.

May perform minor maintenance tasks such as; changing light bulbs.

Distributes dietary trays; feeds patients; provides patients with drinking water, ice and other drinks.

Assists unit clerks in storing supplies, and maintains clean supply area.

Cares for the personal needs of patients and assists them in grooming and personal hygiene.

Assists patients with activities of daily living.

Provides age-appropriate care (neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatrics).

Interprets age-specific data appropriately.

May be required to provide care to patients with infectious diseases.

Provides post-mortem care.

Successfully completes training programs such as; CPR, First Aid; infection control, infectious disease, and/or programs that maintain hospital standards such as; quality control, safety issues; JCAHO requirements.

Maintains any necessary certifications.

Work may involve shift work.

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