OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans? The Extended Care (EC) Intermittent RN is an RN who will utilize the nursing process and evidence based practice in order to develop individual plans of care for patients throughout Lebanon Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center. The Intermittent RN is a key member of the multidisciplinary team and is; therefore, responsible for patient advocacy, collaboration with other team members, promoting effective communication, and ethical practice. The RN functions within their scope of practice to provide high quality, direct patient care including patient assessment, documentation, medication administration, and for the delegation of specified tasks to assigned licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and unlicensed assistive personnel. The RN will provide care to the following types of patients: medical/surgical type patients, pre/post-op surgical patients, Veterans receiving chemotherapy and radiation therapy, skilled rehabilitation, life limiting-illnesses, chronic illnesses, etc. The RN, in collaboration with patients and family members, will build a patient education plan that meets their individual and education needs. Assumes Charge Nurse duties and responsibilities. The EC intermittent RN will be assigned to the Short Stay Rehabilitation Unit, Hospice Unit, and Nursing Home Units, as needed. Work Schedule: Minimum of 8 hours per pay period, one weekend per month, one major winter holiday and one major summer holiday required Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 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.