The Registered Nurse (RN) - Medical/Surgical will work in Inpatient Care Services. The RN - Medical/Surgical 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. ***Other current and PERMANENT Federal employees or U.S. Citizens should apply under CBSW-11272320-22-YZV.*** **The closing date have been amended and extended to Friday, October 29, 2021** Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Poises and articulates in communicating with people of varied educational levels and varied ethnic backgrounds. Works cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments. Participates in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. Work Schedule: Varies, may include nights/weekends/holidays Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized. Functional Statement #: FS09063A- FS09067A Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required. Bargaining Unit Position: Covered.
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.