Nursing Assistant-PT - GWVNH
Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

$0.00 - $100.00 per hour

Job Info

Nursing Assistant-PT - GWVNH

Job ID: 265229
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Part Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Augusta University -

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

Located conveniently in Augusta's downtown medical community, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home provides continuous professional nursing care to veterans of Georgia who have served in the armed forces during war times. The home is owned and funded by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service and operated through an interagency agreement with Augusta University. Through this association, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home is considered a leader in the area of geriatric educational training for Augusta University

Job Summary

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This position is responsible for performing nursing care and treatments for geriatric patients. He/she will assist patients with activities of daily living. They will monitor patients and report changes to the charge nurse or supervisor as needed. The work will be performed with some latitude for the exercise of independent judgement and initiative within the scope of practice for the Certified Nursing Assistant.

The duties include, but are not limited to:
PATIENT CARE: Provides care for assigned patients and request assistance when necessary.

ASSIST WITH ADL'S: Assists patients with ADL's such as bathing, shaving, oral care, styling hair and dressing; Distributes meal trays and assists patients in consuming meals; Empties urinals and drainage collection bags; Records I&O as instructed; Collects routine specimens.

PATIENT MONITORING: Monitor's patient weight utilizing standing lift and wheelchair scales; Monitors vital as ordered; Document all care provided on correct form and report any changes in patients' condition promptly to the Charge Nurse.

PATIENT TRANSFER: Assist patients in transferring to and from bed, chair, commode or stretcher utilizing safe transfer techniques and equipment, such as Hoyer lifts, transfer boards and gait belts.

PATIENT MAINTENNACE PLAN: Observe for proper circulation as necessary; Perform range of motion and ambulate patients as indicated in the plan of care; Maintain functional maintenance plan as instructed.

ROOM AND EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE: Maintains patient rooms, makes beds, cleans bedside tables, closets, etc. daily; Maintains patients' equipment; Rinses soiled clothing as necessary and stores in plastic bags for laundry pickup; Puts up clothes upon return from laundry.

PATIENT ASSISTANCE: Escorts patients to and from areas of the facility and hospitals as assigned; Remains with patients as instructed and assists in all areas of care, if needed during routine clinic visits.

OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED: Performs all other related duties/tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent. Certified as a Nursing Assistant in the state of Georgia. Experience in the care of geriatric patients, preferably in long term care. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience as a Nursing Assistant. Experience in care of the physically ill, preferably in a geriatric or long-term care setting.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Knowledgeable of providing customer service at a level above average.Perform range of motion and ambulate residents as indicated per plan of care. Document all care and treatments provided as indicated.Basic knowledge of human anatomy Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.Detail-oriented with strong telephone etiquette, organizational, customer service and multi-tasking skills.Strong nursing assistant skills ABILITIESAbility to perform vital signs and recognize what is within normal range.Ability to perform simple treatments, assess pain, obtain weights and assist with ADL's as needed. Assist residents with transfers using mechanical lifts when indicated.Ability to maintain confidentiality Ability to follow oral and written instructions Ability to perform basic tests including vital signs and weights


Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certification and Georgia Nursing Assistant Certification.


Shift: Rotating

Pay Band: B3

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

In conjunction with an offer of employment, selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University's Criminal Background Check process. In addition, candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions, selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical, drug screening and/or credit check.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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