This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS announcement. This Open Continuous announcement will be open until January 25, 2022 or until filled. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. The Sioux Falls VA is recruiting for temporary Not to Exceed 1 year, intermittent Registered Nurses for inpatient units of Community Living Center, ICU, Medical/Surgical and Mental Health! Come join our amazing team! Looking to work a few shifts per week? We invite you to apply! Nursing care is the dynamic and skilled application of a systematic body of knowledge to the diagnosis and treatment of actual or potential health problems. Competent nursing care is provided in the context of the nursing process, which encompasses all significant action taken by the nurse in providing care, and forms the foundation of clinical decision-making. Nursing care must be individualized to meet a particular patients' unique needs and situations. Intermittent Registered Nurses duties include, but are not limited to: Providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems. Patients who range in age from adults (18-64) and adults (65+) with common medical conditions including; cardiac, respiratory, infectious, renal, hematology, endocrine, psychiatric, and oncology disease processes. Using sound judgment to prioritize work assignment based on patient needs, prioritizing patients according to urgent needs. Functioning independently in the complex environment and must be able to adapt to the constant changing environment. Collaborates with members of the multi-disciplinary team in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. Collaborates with physicians and ancillary services in planning and implementing the patient's plan of care. Demonstrates knowledge and competencies in technical and operational knowledge in nursing, able to adhere to unit-based protocols, with the ability to apply these skills in the clinical setting. Completes and demonstrates knowledge of mandatory and annual competencies for equipment and procedures Treats all Veterans, families, and other healthcare providers with dignity and respect. Listens to and acknowledges Veteran and family perspectives and choices. Veteran and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds are incorporated into the planning and delivery of care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner. Possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. Work Schedule: Work schedule will be discussed at interview. 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.