This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Ambulatory Surgery (ASU)/Gastroenterology (GI) Endoscopy /Genitourinary (GU)/ Pre-Operative Nurse (PRE-OP) Registered Nurse will perform clinical duties as directed by the Associate Director for Patient Care Services through the Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services/Acute Care, Deputy Associate Director for Patient Care Services/ Long Term Care, designated Associate Chief of Nursing Service and Nurse Manager (or designee). The ASU/PRE-OP/GI/GU RN will provide safe, basic care at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center. Duties include but not limited to: Adheres to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice Demonstrates leadership when providing nursing care Serves as a role model when assigned as team leader or charge nurse under the supervision of the Head Nurse or designee Applies the nursing process to systems or processes at the unit/team/work group level to improve care Demonstrates leadership by involving other in improving care Supports and enhances client self-determination Serves as a resource for clients and staff in addressing ethical issues Identifies and assesses resource utilization and safety issues, taking appropriate action Acquires knowledge and skills to maintain expertise in area of practice Uses group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems Initiates/participates in quality improvement activities that result in improved outcomes Uses a body of research to validate and/or change work group practice Completes assessments, treatment, planning and coordination of care for a wide group of procedures Work Schedule: Monday- Friday (7:30am- 4:00pm); Subject to change based on the needs of the agency Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Not Authorized Relocation Expenses: Not Authorized
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