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 CONTINOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. We accept applications for this occupation on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered weekly. Great benefits for full time employees - this position is a permanent post with sustainable employment and operational reliability.10% Night differential and 25% weekend pay! The Community Living Center (CLC) registered nurse is an expert in providing, directing or influencing the care of Veterans, their families and significant others in a variety of settings. The CLC registered nurse provides comprehensive nursing services independently or collaboratively with clinical and administrative staff and interdisciplinary teams. Major Duties include but are not limited to: The Community Living Center (CLC) registered nurse is an expert in providing, directing or influencing the care of adult and geriatric Veterans, their families and significant others in a variety of settings. Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of dynamics of aging as well as the interventions necessary for health promotion, palliative care, and for management of health status changes. Provides comprehensive nursing services independently or collaboratively with clinical and administrative staff and interdisciplinary teams. Through administration, education, research and theory-based clinical practice, the CLC registered nurse advances the health care of adult and geriatric Veterans. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to adult and geriatric Veterans in the CLC environment. Assesses data reflective of the Veteran's status, and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each Veteran's requirements relative to their age-specific needs, providing care as needed as described in policies and procedures. NOTE: Assignment to other areas of the service line, medical center, or other CBOC's may be required. The Registered Nurse reports to the Nurse Manager and works in collaboration with his/her assigned CORE team, however, assignments may be made to other areas for purposes of cross coverage. Full time employees will be paid 10 holidays during the year regardless if you work on the holiday or not. RN's earn 8 hours of Annual Leave and 4 hours of Sick Leave every two weeks. These are two separate leave banks. Work Schedule: Full-time, 80 hours bi-weekly, including weekend and holidays. There will be six (6) - twelve (12) hour shifts and one (1) - eight (8) hour shift per two week pay period. Additional information will be provided during the interview process. There are full time Nights and full time Days shifts available. There is opportunity for overtime shifts. Alternative tours of duty may be required to support operational needs on an infrequent basis. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Bargaining Unit: Yes The EDRP Coordinator, Patricia Hummel, can be reached at Patricia.Hummel@va.gov .
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.