How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? https://www.va.gov/nursing/docs/Nurse20Reasons_508.pdf First Area of Consideration (AOC) will be given to AFGE bargaining unit employees, Topeka VAMC. Second AOC will be given to permanent employees of EKHCS. Third AOC will be given to the public (U.S. Citizens and U.S. Nationals). The VA Eastern Kansas is seeking to fill an intermittent Registered Nurse position within the Medical/Surgical Unit at the Topeka VAMC. As a Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include, but are not limited to: documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Nursing staff will be expected to float to other areas as needed. Other duties as assigned. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication and provide excellent customer service with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Work Schedule: A variety of work schedules are available; work schedule will be determined upon selection. NOTE: Maybe requested to work different shifts, rotating weekends and holidays as needed by the facility.
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.