The Specialty Clinic Staff Nurse provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families in a nursing care area. He/she is accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice. The Specialty Clinic staff nurse demonstrates leadership when providing and improving patient care in an outpatient setting. The incumbent reports directly to the Nurse Manager of the patient care unit/area.
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.