Announcement has been extended to 6/25/2021 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are NOT authorized. Sports Center Neighborhood is a CLC that provides time-limited, goal directed medical care to Veterans needing rehabilitation, skilled nursing care, transitional care, and occasionally, long-term care. Length of stay is generally less than 90 days. The population served includes Veterans ranging in age from adult to the frail elderly with a variety of diagnoses. The Sports Center Neighborhood RN is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct Veteran care. The RN assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates care based on age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences of the Veteran. The RN assumes responsibility for the coordination of care, focused on Veteran transition through the continuum of care, Veteran and family education, Veteran self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. The Sports Center Neighborhood RN is expected to perform the usual and customary duties of a direct care nurse. The RN will perform many technical skills, such as medication administration (including through IVs and peripherally inserted central catheters), port care, wound vacuum management, a wide variety of wound dressings and treatments, trach care, tube feedings, management and insertion of indwelling urinary catheters, nephrostomy tube care, ostomy care, and use of safe patient handling equipment. The RN influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. The Sports Center Neighborhood RN will participate in discharge planning and provides clinically relevant information to the clinical team. The Sports Center Neighborhood RN will be held accountable to the full scope of their licensure. The neighborhood and nursing staff also support other areas within the medical center as needed and accompany residents to off-station appointments if necessary. Work Schedule: 12 hour nights, 1930 - 0800. 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.