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    This is a Direct Hire Solicitation.

    The Defense Health Agency, National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) is the future of Military Medicine- a partnership in World Class Medical Healthcare. The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Fort Belvoir Community Hospital, Dilorenzo Clinic and the Joint Pathology Center, provide world class medical services to the nation's service members and their families.

    About the Position:
    This position is located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. This Clinical Nurse position is located within the Directorate for Nursing,
    Department of Medical Nursing, Medical Nursing (5 East). This is Med/Surg Nursing Unit is a 22 single bed unit that primarily provides care for
    the geriatric population.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Prolonged periods of walking and standing are required as well as recurring requirements to lift, bend, stoop, etc., in
    helping patents before and after surgery.

    Who May Apply: U.S. Citizens

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    Responsibilities


    You will plan, delegate, provide, administer and document professional patient care within a medical/surgical environment. Direct nursing care
    based on patient care requirements and staffing skills in accordance with nursing standards of practice, local/regional/federal policies and procedures. Set up, operate and monitor medical equipment. Monitor safety hazards, ensuring immediate action is taken to resolve or correct
    potential concerns. Collaborate with licensed independent provider (LIP) to make changes to nursing care plans. Establish criteria and evaluate/
    access effectiveness of patient treatment. Instruct patients and family members regarding disease processes and provides emotional support, as
    needed. Act as facilitator to mediate complaints and concerns of patients, family members, and staff, taking immediate action to resolve or refer
    to a higher level. Determine staffing requirements/mix and appropriateness of bed utilization, based on analysis of patient acuity data. Plans,
    delegate and direct nursing care based on patient care requirements and staff skill levels. Serve as unit shift-team leader for a group of patients
    or an entire unit as assigned, or act as mentor and preceptor to newly assigned staff.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    U.S. Citizens, Excepted Service

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

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    0610 Nurse

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