The Cincinnati VA Medical Center is seeking a well-qualified RN to work as a Urology Surgery Scheduler for our Nursing Service. The Urology Surgery Scheduler works in the Specialty Care/Med-Surgical Clinics provides outpatient clinic services for patients. He/she assumes accountability and responsibility for his/her nursing practice and decisions affecting patient care. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Primary functions include patient assessment for specified clinic appointments, patient education and coordination of care within the clinic setting to facilitate the delivery of care in a timely and efficient manner. Patient safety is also a priority in the clinic setting with attention to implementation and maintenance of patient safety standards. Registered Nurses are responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. He/she administers medications and assist with procedures per established policies, protocols and guidelines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: identifies significant patient care problems and sets priorities for their management provides and directs nursing care for clients with complex nursing care needs identifies risk areas and analyzes resources available in the use of patient care equipment and body mechanics demonstrates and maintains full competency in the use, pre-cleaning and/or reprocessing of reusable medical equipment The Urology Surgery Scheduler is accountable to the Nurse Manager, Specialty Care Programs.
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.