Registered Nurse - Community Living Center/Cottage
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Internal Number: 616456100
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 is an OPEN CONTINUOUS announcement. Applicants will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis. This announcement will close when filled. The Registered Nurse assigned to the Community Living Center is a professional nurse with a broad-based clinical knowledge that enables him/her to effectively provide skilled care to a veteran population with widely diverse medical, mental health and end-of-life diagnoses. - Accountable for all elements of the nursing process - Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates care based on age specific components - Responsible for coordination of care focused on the veteran's transition through the continuum of care, including transition through end-of-life - Responsible for veteran and family education - Responsible for veteran self-management after discharge - Responsible for supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction - Considers all characteristics of the individual including age, life stage, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences to provide optimum veteran centered care. - Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines - Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members to positively influence veteran care outcomes - Work with team members supporting veterans and family members utilizing a holistic approach through end-of-life - Other duties as assigned Work Schedule: Days/nights, off-shift rotation, including weekend and holidays. Multiple shifts available. Compressed/Flexible: Available. Telework: Not Available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Authorized. The Nurse position offers a 10% Recruitment Incentive with a 2 year service agreement (20% total). The incentive is authorized for highly qualified candidates. Only applicable to candidates external to VA Central Iowa. 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.