This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more 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 July 27, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates on the 1st AND 15th of each month, referrals will be contingent on the availability of vacant positions). 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. Work Schedule: Various Tours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Duties: The Registered Nurse is assigned to a designated unit and is accountable to the Nurse Manager for the area. He/she is responsible for the delivery of fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned patients while developing technical competencies. The RN will complete mandatory and annual competencies for equipment and procedures, adhere to unit-based protocols, maintain a current BLS (ACLS, if required for area) and work collaboratively with other disciplines in the medical center The RN will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process. This enables the RN to effectively implement health promotion health promotion and prevention interventions. families. Complete patient assessments; admission assessments, discharge plans, verify orders; complete chart reviews; and administer medications. Report patient concerns and issues to the Nurse Manager. The RN will complete Resident Instrument Assessments (RAI/MDS).
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