The Dialysis RN cares for Veteran patients in the dialysis unit, intensive care unit, and acute care settings. The RN is expected to communicate timely and effectively with all members of the patient care team, as well as relate courteously and appropriately to all internal and external customers. The RN is expected to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment, and demonstrate consistent effective communication skills and exemplary professional behaviors. Provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to patient care, organizational processes and/ or systems, improving outcomes at the program or service level. Provides leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact patient and staff, including initiating and participating in ethics consultations. Manages program resources (financial, human, material or informational) to Facilitate safe, effective and efficient care. Implements an educational plan to meet changing program or service needs for self and others. Maintains knowledge of current techniques, trends and professional issues. Uses the professional standards of care and practice to evaluate programs and/or service activates. Uses the group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems. Coaches colleagues in team building. Makes sustained contributions to health care by sharing expertise in and/ or external to the medical center. Initiates interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance. Collaborates with others in research activities to improve care. Work Schedule: 6:30am-5pm (four 10hr days) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600084600
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.