This is an open continuous announcement; applicants will be reviewed and referred on a bi-weekly basis; the announcement will remain open until the position is filled. The first cut-off for consideration will be February 8, 2021. Work Schedule: Various Tours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Location of Position: Downtown Division, Nursing Services, Hospital Medical/Surgical (various units) Duties: The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for applying the nursing process to the care of veteran patients. Assure appropriate documentation reflects assessment of patient needs, interdisciplinary treatment plans, clinical interventions, and evaluation of patients' responses to treatments. Deliver fundamental, knowledge based care to adult and geriatric patients with technical competence in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and VA standards of practice. Provide direct nursing care to individual and groups of patients under the guidance and direction of the Nurse Manager with a team nursing model. Document observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborate with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes. Provide full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems and other duties as assigned within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
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.