State of Nebraska Nursing Assistant/Med Aide--Transportation Aide in Scottsbluff-Western Nebraska Veterans Home, Nebraska
Nursing Assistant/Med Aide--Transportation Aide
Scottsbluff-Western Nebraska Veterans Home, NE
PERM FULL TIME
Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
Provide medical appointment transportation services. Escorts members to medical appointments. Assists with transfers of members in and out of State vehicles. Assists members with ADL's during appointments and provides privacy in all cars. Tranports paperwork and maintains confidentiality of member information. Communicates with nursing staff, other departments, outside facility staff and others as needed. Operates vehicle lift per facility policies and procedures. Serves as an advocate for the member. Represents NDVA in a positive manner.
Examples of Work
Provide quality care for each member to maintain quality of life. Maintain dignity and confidentiality of members. Perform routine nursing duties in the general care of elderly members in the Veterans Home. Prepare, administer and document oral and topical medications and treatments.
Qualifications / Requirements
REQUIREMENTS: Be at least 18 years of age, completed a state approved 76 hour nurse aide training course and competency evaluation program, and be listed on the Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry.
OTHER: A pre-employment background check and drug screen are also required. Hired candidates must successfully complete the Medication Aide course and be listed on the Medication Aide within first year of employment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs occasionally and push/pull occasionally up to 75 lbs on a daily basis. Ability to frequently bend at the waist and neck and frequently twist at the waist and walk or stand up to 90% of the shift. Ability to interact with members and others in a positive manner and be flexible to meet changing demands of the job.