The Registered Nurse uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Core Team (Patient, Provider, Nursing, and Support Personnel) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-driven holistic care plan for life. The Registered Nurse is clinically and administratively responsible to the Nurse Manager of Ambulatory Care. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until December 31, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be November 01, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates every 14 calendar days. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Duty Locations: Monterey - $96,642 to $167,150 per annum Palo Alto - $106,743 to $172,500 per annum Modesto - $88,199 to $149,675 per annum Livermore - $101,598 to $169,651 per annum Stockton - $88,199 to $152,332 per annum San Jose - $106,743 to $172,500 per annum Work Schedule: Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm; with flexibility to meet patient and program needs. Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: The Registered Nurse is a member of the core clinical team of ambulatory care. Responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition to effectively meet the patients' needs. The RN provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. Demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, team player to colleagues as she/he continues to enhance the own team's professional growth, development, and practice.
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.