Registered Nurse - OCA (Cheyenne VAHCS Employees only)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
Internal Number: 614678700
This announcement is an open continuous announcement for internal employees of the facility only. This announcement will serve as meeting the requirement of Article 61 of the AFGE contract. This will allow employees to have first consideration for positions within the facility and promote a fair and equitable opportunity for career and skill enhancement. This Open Continuous Announcement will serve as the only notice of these potential vacancies within these nurse 'specialty' areas. NOTE: Resumes will only be referred to the hiring manager for consideration as vacancies occur. Please identify your desired position within the questionnaire as you apply. This posting is for Registered Nurses interested in positions within the Cheyenne VAHCS. Including: Education/Training Residential Rehab Treatment Program (RRTP) Mental Health Safe Patient Handling & Mobility (SPHM) Non-Institutional Care/Home Based Primary Care Community Living Center (CLC) Chemo / Infusion Off Tour Nursing Coordinator (Nurse of the Day) ICU Medical / Surgical (C-Ward) Surgical Specialty Clinic Peri-Operative (Operating Room / PACU (Patient Acute Care Unit) Endoscopy Occupational Health Ambulatory Care (Primary Care) Wound Care Health Promotion Disease Prevention (HPDP) Medical Specialty Clinics Emergency Department Mobile Unit/ Telehealth Community Based Outpatient Clinics Case Management / Analytics / Quality Management Care in the Community The primary responsibilities of this Registered Nurse may vary by assignment. Those duties may include but are not limited to: Provide population specific and age-specific care for patients from young adulthood to older veterans/groups in the senior years of life. Manage a defined but dynamic caseload of patients in collaboration with an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Initiate, plan, implement, evaluate, and appropriately document patient care based on identified measurable outcomes in the applicable assigned patient care environment. Anticipate and respond appropriately to emergencies, coordinate interventions, and evaluate responses through critical analysis of patient systems/operational situations. Initiate and lead individuals or groups through the educational process to optimize health. Monitor and document all applicable clinical reminders and performance measure outcomes timely and appropriately. Use Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) and Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) documentation in compliance with designated facility programs. Implement the National Patient Safety Goals to support positive outcomes for the patient group. May provide direct supervision and be assigned as a preceptor to new or less experienced staff or nursing students. Work Schedule: A variety of work schedules are available; Varies per Service Line/Department/Unit and position Compressed/Flexible: May be available per Unit Policy Telework: May be available per Unit Policy Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.