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 July 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be December 31, 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 (RN) is responsible for applying the nursing process to the care of veteran patients. Assure appropriate documentation reflects assessment of patient needs, interdisciplinary treatment plans, clinical interventions, and evaluation of patients' responses to treatments. Deliver fundamental, knowledge based care to adult and geriatric patients with technical competence in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act and VA standards of practice. Provide direct nursing care to individual and groups of patients under the guidance and direction of the Nurse Manager with a team nursing model. Document observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborate with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes. Provide full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems and other duties as assigned within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse.
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.