The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse (Inpatient Medicine/Inpatient Surgery) to be a member of the Patient Care Services Team.Learn more about this agency
A Registered Nurse assigned to the Med/Surg Inpatient Nursing is primarily responsible for applying the nursing process to the care of veteran patients admitted to the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. The incumbent is 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. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. The incumbent provides direct nursing care to individual and groups of patients under the guidance and direction of the Unit/Nurse Manager.
As a Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Work Schedule: Fulltime 12 hour shifts, 7:30 PM - 8:00 AM, with rotating weekends and holidays
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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