This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more This position is approved a $12,000 recruitment incentive. The ICU Nurse is a professional Registered nurse (RN) who provides high quality , evidence based care for adult and geriatric Veteran patients who are critically ill and require comprehensive intensive care. The ICU RN provides care to Veterans who commonly present with multi-system, co-morbidities requiring a multitude of therapeutic modalities including continuous cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia interventions. The RN in the ICU functions as part of an interdisciplinary team and is accountable for direct care to a defined number of patients for his/her shift. The nurse functions at all times as a patient advocate and performs his/her cares and duties with the utmost integrity adhering to policies and procedures and following all protocols, guidelines and standards of practice (SOP). Work Schedule: Full-Time, 12 hours shifts, 80 hours per pay period with rotating shifts; required to work weekends and holidays. Tour may change based on the needs of the organization. Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment incentive of $12,000 offered with a two year commitment. EDRP Authorized: Contact firstname.lastname@example.org , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized PCS Appraised Value Offer (AVO): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay Schedule: NM84
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.