The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Health Aid. The Health Aid will function within our Radiology Service. The incumbent will provide transport and minimal nursing care with no defined patient load. Duties include, but are not limited to: Transports patients via wheelchair or gurney, and or accompanies ambulatory patients who need assistance, to various areas within the hospital including, clinics, diagnostic areas and treatment areas. Distributes and retrieves patients in all areas of the main hospital and cares bed tower. Checks on patients periodically, making sure that their emotional and clinical needs are being met. Notes and reports any unusual changes in the conditions, behaviors or demeanor of the patients to the appropriate personnel or physician in charge to which the patient is assigned. When required, tends to the personal needs of patients by furnishing warm blankets, assisting patients to the restroom. Stocking of the clinical workspaces in radiology unit with the needed patient care supplies. Stocks sterile supplies, checks for outdates, rotates stock and reports problems to the nurse manager. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Telework: Not Eligible Position Description Title/PD#: Health Aid/ 40311-A
Internal Number: 598632100
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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.