How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? https://www.va.gov/nursing/docs/Nurse20Reasons_508.pdf This RN position is in the Community Living Center (CLC) at the Topeka VAMC. The Community Living Center staff nurse is responsible and accountable for providing direct and indirect care. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Excellent communication and customer service skills are required. The CLC staff nurse is responsible to the Nurse Manager both clinically and administratively. Work Schedule: 1- Day shift position 7:30am - 4:00pm Rotation to evening and night shift if needed; 1- Evening shift position 3:30pm - Midnight Rotating holidays and weekends; 1- Night shift position 11:45 pm - 7:45am.
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.