The RN practices in the Medicine Specialty Clinics. The patient population includes individuals with acute and/or chronic health conditions or change in mental status; these conditions may negatively affect normal individual functioning. The RN is responsible for: - Daily management of patient flow through the clinic and participation in the plan of care as part of an interdisciplinary team of providers for each clinic - Preventive health assessment and teaching - Care and follow-up is planned considering the patient's age, culture, disease process, support system and identified needs - Telephone care for assigned groups of patients - One-on-one and group visits to provide patient education, follow-up care, wound care, follow-up injections, BP and other health care management - The RN will be required to float to different clinical areas to cover for staffing needs. The RN may be required to perform specialized procedures and/or skills depending on specialty services offered. This is will depend on the RN's primarily assigned clinic. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm; day shift clinic hours Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann @ Stacy.Hermann@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. 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
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