Boise VA Medical Center (BVAMC) is an interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, inpatients and outpatients, with an Emergency Department, and multiple community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC). There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. Home-Based Primary Care is provided in the veteran's home. The RN is assigned to the Nursing and Patient Care Service. The section, care line, or department description and patient population served is as defined in applicable Scope of Service. The RN practices in a complex patient care setting with minimal supervision. The nurse is accountable as assigned as a primary nurse for care of a defined group of patients on his/her shift or for an entire episode of care. Duties include, but not limited to: Leads and organizes delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning. Uses sound clinical judgment in assessing, planning, implementing, documenting, and evaluating nursing care, based on the ANA Standards of Nursing Practice. Guides staff in the application of critical thinking and process improvement to improve patient care Anticipates and recognizes medical/surgical/psychiatric emergencies and initiates or leads others to implement appropriate and timely actions Work Schedule: Day/Night tours: 7:00am to 7:30pm, or, 7:00pm to 7:30am. Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position 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.