Responsible for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Qualified candidates will be considered as vacancies become available. First applicant list will be sent to hiring manager on February 16, 2021. Subsequent applicant lists will be sent 6upon hiring manager request. The registered nurse assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences Administers medications and perform procedures Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs Poised and articulate in communicating with people of varied educational levels and varied ethnic backgrounds Work cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments Makes caring for the veteran his/her priority while in the work setting and demonstrates customer service principles in all aspects of work Self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards Basic Life Support (BLS) required for RNs in direct patient care positions Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30AM-4:00PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Participation in the seasonal influenza program is a condition of employment and a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP)
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.