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    The Registered Nurse (Med/Surg) 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.
    Work Schedule:Rotating Shifts - Days,Nights,Weekends 72/80 schedule
    Financial Disclosure Report:Not Required
    This announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
    This position is eligible for a $15,000 recruitment incentive disbursed over three years.

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    Responsibilities

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    Med/Surg RN
    : 1-2 years professional nurse practice experience in a fast-paced clinical environment. BSN preferred. ANCC Medical/Surgical certification recognized.

    The White River Junction VA Medical Center's 43-bed Medical/Surgical unit offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth in an environment that utilizes the latest technology and prides itself on patient centered care to our nation's Veterans.

    The Registered Nurse (Med/Surg) 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.

    Nurses working in Med/Surg have the added benefit of work-life balance related to White River Junction VA Medical Center's implementation of 72/80. Med/Surg Nurses work (6) 12-hour shifts within a pay period (2 weeks). The schedule is considered full-time.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/590075100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.