The Registered Nurse will be responsible for managing complex patient situations, acts as a patient advocate, and provides supportive assistance to all members of the healthcare team. The incumbent is a Registered Nurse who is responsible for the clinical, administrative, research and educational aspects of the assignment. Duties and or responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: Functions as a clinical, educational or administrative leader, pacesetter or role model for peers and personnel under their supervision. Initiates problem identification; seeks resolution; follows through with implementation; evaluates by defining in terms of improved health care. Collaborates with appropriate resource/administrative personnel. Consistently utilizes the nursing process to provide a comprehensive, realistic, patient-centered plan of care. Utilizes the assessment to determine nursing diagnoses. Identifies potential problems and writes appropriate nursing/medical orders/interventions as per clinical privileges. Evaluates the nursing and medical care delivered to each patient and modifies plan of care as needed. Consults with appropriate staff in addressing ethical issues. Identifies and communicates ethical issues to health team and or other appropriate persons. Participates in ethical decisions making process. Utilizes the computer appropriately and maintains access security. Consults with appropriate resources to asses the needs in collaboration with other health team members. Serves as a resource person at the unit level in facilitating the implementation of Patient Care Programs (i. e. Performance Improvement, Infection Control, Recruitment, Retention, and Safety Regulations). PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: One year or more of Telemetry experience preferred. BLS and ACLS Certification required. Work Schedule: 8 Hour Shifts - Monday - Sunday: Days, Evenings, & Nights. (Shift To Be Determined During Interview & Selection. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Internal Number: 599921200
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.