Recruitment Incentive is available for highly qualified applicants. The Med/Surg Nurse is a highly skilled individual who functions within the Acute Care areas of Nursing and Patient Care, and various patient care areas to provide clinical nurse expertise, care, and education to diverse patient populations. Duties include: Collaborate with other health team members to assure quality care is provided to various Veteran patients. Required to work and support multiple inpatient areas within the medical center as staffing and patient acuity needs acutely arise. Analyze patient care and systems problems and bring these problems to resolution. Anticipate and implement preventive patient care measures. Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric patients in the medicine/telemetry environment. Assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs. Capable of relieving the Patient Care manager during his/her absence; and may function as Charge Nurse. Work Schedule: Full Time, Various tours, weekends, days, evenings, nights and holidays. Shift may change based on agencies need. Financial Discloser Report: Not required Nurse Pay Scale NF 96
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.