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 First area of consideration will be given to NFFE bargaining unit employees at Leavenworth VAMC. Second AOC will be given to EKHCS permanent employees. Third AOC will be given to the public (U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals). Under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, the RN will work independently and also collaboratively with the multidisciplinary treatment team, promoting patient care according to established standards of care. The RN is self-directed and assumes the responsibility for ensuring the delivery of safe care to individuals and groups of patients through the use of the nursing process. The RN functions as a team member and coordinates and provides care for domiciliary patients through the use of the nursing process. The responsibilities entail but are not limited to leading and implementing groups, crisis and emergency intervention, teaching, medication management, administering medications, assessments and treatment plans, and follow-up care. The RN will be expected to work independently to assert a positive position. Must be able to effectively recognize changes in moods and behaviors of patients and offer assistance in coping. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. Preferred Education: BSN Preferred Work Schedule: Nights, Possibility of 8 and or 12 hour shifts with rotating weekends and holidays; compressed tour.
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.