Registered Nurse - Geriatrics and Extended Case Service Line
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Beckley, West Virginia
Internal Number: 630692100
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 Completion of admissions, discharges, transfers, and head to toe assessments. Maintenance of IVAB, PICC lines, Central Lines, Peripheral sites and PCA pumps. Has knowledge of end of life care and meets the needs of the Veterans and family throughout the dying process. Completion of 24-Hour Report Sheet. Staff Assignments for patient care. Hourly rounding on floor, check each room (patient, bathroom and storage rooms) for safety and cleaning needs immediately after report. Address safety concerns immediately. Relay expiring medications and renewals to providers (day shift only). Print Temp Track Daily Summary Report every night and take corrective action accordingly. Certify and validate Certified Time-Assure all staff are present and on time. Document tardiness/absence on certified time. Complete daily Crash Cart checks. Assure completion of Omni-cell count, PRN and Missed Medication reports. Assure completion of omni-cell count and resolution of any Omni-Cell discrepancies at the end of each shift. Assure QC completed on glucometer. Complete concurrent monitoring on Foley and Central line. Que PRNs to print hourly. Assure functionality of Wanderguard system daily. Complete weekly wound documentation. Assure completion of daily documentation including IVs, change in patient status, patient education, falls, daily assessments, monthly education notes, etc. Assure vital signs have been entered and daily weights obtained. Complete 24H chart checks (night shift). Assure staff have completed their assignments by the end of the shift. Coordinate Admissions and Discharges. Communicate code team assignments. Throughout shift and end of shift assure all Critical Ancillary Notes have been entered for critical I-stat/Glucose. Ensure episodic charting, IV documentation, I&Os, Care Tracker and BM reports have all been documented. Update electronic kardex every shift. Ensure PCAs are cleared at the end of every shift. BLS and/or ACSL training when required and for performing activities that reflect the educational, experiential and competency requirements. Communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with all internal and external customers. Maintain confidentiality of electronic, written, and/or verbal patient/ employee information. Demonstrate working practices that include adherence to infection control standards and the use and operation of equipment. Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hour shifts, to include shifts on Saturday and Sunday. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Joshua Gilger at Joshua.email@example.com, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance 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.