You will work as the Emergency Department (ED) Registered Nurse (RN) and will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care based on age-specific components. You will assume 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. You will consider all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Other duties include, but not limited to: Administering medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influencing care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes. Demonstrate effective communication skills and professional behaviors that promote cooperation and teamwork with internal and external customer practicing good customer service in all work activities. Display courtesy, empathy, tact, and respect for patients, families/significant others. Remain calm in stressful situations. Ensure staff comply with infection control practices, such as hand washing and wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment. Demonstrate safe work practices. Work Schedule: Full-time 7:30 am - 4:00 pm, 3:30 pm - 12:00 am, and 11:30 pm - 08:00 am. Tour may be changed based on the needs of the unit. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.