This is an open continuous announcement until December 31, 2021. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. The Resource Pool RNs care for Veteran patients in a variety of settings to include; acute care, observation unit, long term care, mental health, intensive care, and the emergency department. These RNs are assigned to practice areas based on experience and competency, and are utilized to augment full time and part time permanent staff. This is an open continuous announcement until December 31, 2021. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. The RN is expected to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment working as a patient advocate and build strong teams within multiple levels of interdisciplinary staff. The registered nurse provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counseling; provision of care supportive to or restorative of life and well-being. Executing medical regimens including administering medications and treatments prescribed by a licensed or otherwise legally authorized provider. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community. Work Schedule: Mon-Fri and rotating weekends & holidays. Full time 2 hour shifts. Days - 7:30 AM - 8:00PM or Nights 7:30 PM - 8:00 AM Part time 8 hour shifts: Days - 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM or Evenings - 3:30 PM -12:00 AM or Nights -11:30 PM - 8:00 AM Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized 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.