A Recruitment/Relocation Incentive is not approved. The RN scope of nursing practice is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, the prevention of illness and injury, the development and implementation of the nursing plan of care, the facilitation of nursing interventions to alleviate suffering, care coordination, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations. Practice as an RN means this full scope of nursing, with or without compensation, that incorporates caring for all patients in all settings, through nursing standards of practice and professional performance for coordination of care. Responsibilities which include, but are not limited to: Supports Veteran's care via tele-health, secure messaging and telephone triage; Helps Veterans to self manage chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, chemical dependency, cancer, dementia, and any other conditions that may warrant additional attention; Triages and applies collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing, and resolving Veteran's care problems, and develop care goals for resolving or managing these issues; Focuses on wellness and patient education, and uses motivational interviewing techniques to help the Veteran meet his/her goals; Participates in interdisciplinary meetings with Veterans, families and team to facilitate collaboration. Maintain a current knowledge of interdisciplinary resources, programs and services to include community resources as appropriate; Collaborates with services, internal and external, to facilitate care; Initiates and participate in quality improvement activities that result in improved outcomes; Serves as a preceptor or mentor to colleagues to enhance professional growth, development and practice; Advocating for the patient. Practicing ethically according to the American Nurses Association Code of Ethics. Practicing in a manner that recognizes cultural diversity. Communicating effectively in all areas of practice. Collaborating with patients and other key stakeholders in the conduct of nursing practice. Leading within the professional practice setting and the profession. Contributing to quality nursing practice. Integrating evidence and research findings into practice Work Schedule: Full Time, 7:30am - 8:00pm Rotating Weekend, Holidays, Off Tours 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.