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 This is an Open Continuous Announcement that will be used to fill multiple-specialty vacant throughout the VA Northern CA Health Care System and will remain open until 10/18/2022. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis and qualified candidates will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. EDRP is applicable to Registered Nurse positions located at the REDDING and CHICO location ONLY. Registered Nurses will be assigned to interested units throughout facility. The Registered Nurse practices in a complex patient care setting in collaboration with interdisciplinary colleagues and the department nurse/unit manager There are vacancies for Registered Nurses in a variety of specialty areas and locations to include: Critical Care [Critical Care inpatient (ICU), Emergency Departments] Acute Care (Medical, Surgical, Oncology, Cardiology, Urgent Care, Same Day Care) Outpatient (Specialty Clinics, Primary Care, Endoscopy, Dialysis, Urology, Dermatology, Cath lab, Pain Clinics, Hematology/Oncology - infusions clinics) Mental Health (Outpatient Mental Health, Inpatient Mental Health) Geriatrics / Community Living Center [Hospice, Dementia Care, Palliative, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), Home Telehealth, Home Care Coordination, Home Tele-Health] Operating Room / Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Case Management/Analytics Quality Management Nursing Education Community Care/Purchased Care Occupational Health The primary responsibilities of this Registered Nurse may vary by assignment. Those duties may include but are not limited to: Provide population specific and age-specific care for patients from young adulthood to older veterans/groups in the senior years of life. Manage a defined but dynamic caseload of patients in collaboration with an interdisciplinary healthcare team. Initiate, plan, implement, evaluate, and appropriately document patient care based on identified measurable outcomes in the applicable assigned patient care environment. Anticipate and respond appropriately to emergencies, coordinate interventions, and evaluate responses through critical analysis of patient systems/operational situations. Initiate and lead individuals or groups through the educational process to optimize health. Monitor and document all applicable clinical reminders and performance measure outcomes timely and appropriately. Use Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) and Bar Code Medication Administration (BCMA) documentation in compliance with designated facility programs. Implement the National Patient Safety Goals to support positive outcomes for the patient group. May provide direct supervision and be assigned as a preceptor to new or less experienced staff or nursing students Work Schedule: A variety of work schedules available (May be expected to work rotating weekends and holidays) Pay Schedule: The salary range listed in this announcement is a Base-Line Salary for a full-time work schedule. Starting salary will be set based on locality (which may include a special pay rate depending upon location), as well as Full Time, Part Time or Intermittent employment. Compressed/Flexible: Not available Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Contact VHAEDRPProgramSupport@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.