Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 1019278 (Include # on all documents)
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing
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a full range of nursing care to Veteran Residents on a Community Living Center
unit with a variety of physical and or/behavioral problems, psychosocial and
medical care needs generally consisting of rehabilitation/restorative therapy,
palliative or respite care, wound care, dementia care, IV antibiotic treatments
and other long term skilled nursing care. Conducts a
physical assessment on patients, determines their nursing needs, and devises an
individualized plan of care. Documents vital
signs, significant, and reactions. Observes
behavior of patient to determine psychological state and provides emotional
support. Participates in continuing education actives. Administers
medications utilizing BCMA and PYXIS. Functions as a Charge Nurse or team
assigned MDSs. Develops and updates nursing care plans. Directs patient care
activities and collaborates with other health care members. Directs
and monitors staffing assignments and delegates care coordination based on resident
needs and staff skill/competency level ensuring all aspects of the Veteran residents
plan of care are met.
This position is located within Geriatrics and
Extended Care Line Community Living Centers (2&3), at the VA Medical
Center, Bath, New York.
TOUR OF DUTY:
Nights: 12:00 am to
Evenings: 3:30 pm to 12:00 am
SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR AN AWARD UP TO THE
MAXIMUM LIMITATION ($48,000) UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF HTE EDUCATION DEBT
REDUCTION PROGRAM (EDRP), SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY OF FUNDING.