The purpose of the Spinal Cord Injury Services is to provide care and rehabilitation to those Veterans who have incurred spinal cord injuries. The CNA is to provide direct and indirect care to SCI service line veteran-veteran-patients. Participates in care as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team in motivating veteran patients toward treatment plan goals. These veteran-patients have a wide range of spinal cord injuries, often accompanied by acute and chronic medical complications.
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.