This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more FUNCTIONS: 1. Demonstrates successful performance in applying the nursing process to a varied Veteran population 2. Participates in performance improvement activities in the unit, service line and Medical Center. 3. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of the skilled nursing, rehab, terminal, sub-acute and long-term care patient. 4. Demonstrates an excellent customer service philosophy with both internal and external customers. 5. Demonstrates collaborative relationships with the Inter-disciplinary teams in providing continuity of care to the patient. 6. Demonstrates self-motivation and independence in professional development, organization of tasks/assignments for the nursing team and in providing a safe patient care environment. 7. Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the completion of documentation and standards (i.e. CARF guidelines for rehab, sustaining care program and long term care). Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required Shift: Rotating Tours
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.