The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse (Specialty Care). The Registered Nurse (Specialty Care) will function at the Akron VA Outpatient Clinic within Community Outpatient Service. 1. Practice (Practice, Ethics, Resource Utilization) Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the program/service level Provides leadership in identifying & addressing ethical issues that impacts clients and staff, including initiating and participating in ethics consultations. Manages program resources (financial, human, material or informational) to facilitate safe, effective, and efficient care. 2. Professional Development (Education/Career Development, Performance) Implements an educational plan to meet changing program or services needs for self and others. Maintains knowledge of current techniques, trends and professional issues. Uses professional standards of care and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activities. 3. Collaboration (Collegiality, Collaboration) Uses the group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems. Coaches colleagues in team building. Makes sustained contributions to healthcare by sharing expertise within and/or outside the medical facility. 4. Scientific Inquiry (Quality of Care, Research) Initiates interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance. Collaborates with others in research activities to improve care. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.