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 The primary purpose of the Inpatient Medical-Surgical/ Telemetry Unit RN is to demonstrate leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies to patients assigned to this unit where conditions and treatment are normally of a noncritical nature. The Inpatient Medical-Surgical/Telemetry RN performs initial history and assessment, patient teaching/education, Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), and verification of informed consent. Other major duties include: electrocardiogram, intravenous pumps, tube feeding, ceiling lifts, pulse oximetry, glucometer management, telemetry monitoring, and follow appropriate respiratory isolation standards. He/she demonstrates clinical competence and leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others such as patients, their family members/ significant other and members of the interdisciplinary team. He/ she is self -directed in goal setting. and in the management of complex patient situations utilizing the nursing process. He/she demonstrates the ability to identify an issue, analyze it, develop and implement interventions. The Inpatient Medical-Surgical/Telemetry Unit RN completes initial assessments and reassessments of patient condition and response to treatment. He/she initiates follow-up as needed. He/ she promotes the medical center mission, vision, and values; complies with Equal Employment Opportunity programs, partnerships, customer service standards and VA policies and procedures. Work Schedule: Rotating shifts that vary and include weekends and holidays. Functional Statement# Nurse 1 level 1-3: 000000 Nurse 2: 000000 Nurse 3: 000000 Telework Eligibility: No Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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