A recruitment/relocation incentive is not authorized. Work Schedule: 0.9 and 0.6 FTE available. Day or Night shift with weekend/holiday rotations required. Staff are required to be on-call (on a rotating schedule) and therefore must be able to report to duty within a maximum of 60 minutes to meet the call-schedule requirement. The incumbent will coordinate and deliver patient care utilizing the Nursing Process and following all established standards of practice within State and Federal guidelines. Provide oversight of non-RN personnel and act as a resource for ancillary staff on assigned unit. Act as preceptor to new staff and/or students as requested. Adhere to all facility policies and procedures, including the Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program. Provide safe and therapeutic care using the ICARE values inherent in our hospital culture. As part of the ACRP RNs deliver professional nursing care to age-specific patients in Acute Care Inpatient Division, which includes a 30-bed Medical Oncology unit, a 11-bed Cardiac unit, a 17-bed medical surgical unit and a 30-bed medical surgical unit. As a member of the ACRP, staff are afforded a unique opportunity to advance their career and expand their nursing skills by working in diverse environments. The ACRP RN is used as an adjunct throughout the acute care areas to ensure each unit is adequately staffed to provide optimum nursing care to all patients. Job Duties: Provides, directs, and supervises the delivery of quality nursing care to a culturally diverse veteran population of varying complexity in the Acute Nursing Care Division. Support and maintain the physiologic stability of patients. Assimilate and prioritize information sources to take immediate and decisive patient-focused action. Respond with confidence and adapt to rapidly changing patient conditions. Respond to the unique needs of patients and families coping with unanticipated treatment, quality of life, and end-of-life decisions. Manage appropriately the interface between the patients and technology that may be threatening, invasive, and complex, so that human needs for a safe, respectful, healing, humane and caring environment is established and maintained. Monitor and allocate services, recognizing fiduciary role of nurses working in a resource-intensive environment. Practice requirements include Basic Life Support (BLS). Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600301700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.