Emergency Department RN's provide physical care and emotional support to assigned patients experiencing an acute phase of illness. Demonstrate ability to multi-task as well as respond to and prioritize changing patient care needs as well as identify emergency conditions and take prompt appropriate actions. Care is provided 24/7 on rotating tours of duty. Duties include but aren't limited to: Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. Primarily case manage all potential candidates through an evaluation and continue involvement throughout the continuum of care. Ensures regulatory requirements are met. For decisions related to on-going patient care and actions taken in emergency situations and disasters. promotion and disease prevention to patients. Work Schedule: Rotating tours including holidays and weekends, to meet the needs of a 24/7 department Telework: Not available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Title/Functional Statement #:Registered Nurse-Emergency Department/PD000000 Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This is a Bargaining Unit position.
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.