Registered Nurse (Community Living Center - Inpatient)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Seattle, Washington
Internal Number: 627914800
The Community Living Center at Seattle is a 38-bed long term care facility. It includes the Transitional Care Unit, Inpatient Respite Care and Inpatient End of Life programs. The Community Living Center provides inpatient Veteran/resident care for Veterans with acute and chronic health conditions with diverse culture and religious/gender orientation. Veterans may require dementia, rehabilitation, skilled, long term, palliative and/or hospice care. Duties include but are not limited to: Performs comprehensive physical, psychological and social assessments; detects early clinical changes in the patient's condition; prioritizes actual and potential problems and needs Maintains survey readiness at all times for all applicable regulatory bodies and promotes Just Culture of a High Reliability Organization. Develops realistic and measurable outcomes for identified patient needs and evaluates patient's progress toward outcome; revises plan of care when appropriate provides and manages safe, therapeutic care for groups of patients intervenes in critical patient care situations documents and reports patient care that reflects critical thinking; documents according to policies and procedures and Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set (RAI/MDS) supervises and guides all levels of nursing and ancillary staff assigned to work the unit; delegates and adjusts nursing assignments for delivery of care based on patient acuity and available staff problem solves strategies to promote unit efficiency Work Schedule: 7:30am - 4pm; 3:30pm - 12am(midnight); 12am(midnight) - 8am; manager will determine shift Telework: NOT available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: NOT authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact Stacy Hermann @ Stacy.Hermann@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory. 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
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.