The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse, Emergency Department, Patient Care Services Team. As a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, the incumbent demonstrates proficiency using the nursing process in providing care for clients with complex nursing care needs. The Emergency Department Registered Nurse is primarily assigned to follow established guidelines to safely assess and triage patients to the appropriate level of care and to provide skilled interventions for patient evaluation and treatment. The RN also provides patient education regarding discharge instructions, and initiates consults to Social Work, Mental Health Clinic, and Dietary. The nurse must demonstrate leadership in delivering and improving holistic are to the adult and geriatric population through collaborative strategies and in compliance with either the Michigan or Ohio Nurse Practice Acts, in addition to Medical Center and Department standards. The incumbent provides direct nursing care to individual and groups of patients under the guidance and direction of the Nurse Manager for the Emergency Department, and assists with the direction and supervision of other assigned clinical and/or clerical staff. Work Schedule: 8/12 Hour Tour of Duty, (24/7 Department) rotating tour of duty weekends and holidays included. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 594943000
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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.