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    This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office.

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    The Marrow Transplant Unit (MTU) is an 8 bed inpatient and 4 chair outpatient room specializing in transplanting patients with hematologic malignancies (AA, MM, lymphoma, leukemia's and some other solid tumors). Patients are followed on the unit both as inpatients and outpatients. The average length of stay is 15-20 days. Most patients are required to stay in Seattle for 100 days.Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care
    • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components
    • Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction
    • Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values and previous experiences
    • Performs ongoing assessment of patient condition and response to treatment
    • Administers medications and procedures per established protocols and guidelines
    • Documents care in a technically informative, complete, accurate, consistent, concise and timely manner
    • Evaluates and documents patient response to interventions and progress towards attainment of goals and expected outcomes
    • Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team

    Work Schedule: Day Shift, 0730-1600
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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