Registered Nurse- Rehabilitation and Extended Care
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Internal Number: 619678600
The Minneapolis VA Health Care System is looking to fill multiple positions in the Extended Care & Rehabilitation Service Line, to include Community Living Center (CLC), Behavioral Recovery Unit, Hospice/Palliative Care, Spinal Cord Injury & Disorders, and Acute Rehabilitation/Polytrauma. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until January 20, 2022. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be November 8, 2021, with subsequent cut-off dates on the each Monday. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Duties/Responsibilities: · Administration and Monitoring of Medications. · Advanced Vascular Access Care and Maintenance. · BLS certification is required for this position and can be obtained upon hire. · Facilitation of Homecare referrals and recommendations to support ongoing veteran needs. · Demonstrates professional communication and conduct. · Recognizes and supports Suicide Prevention initiatives. · Work collaboratively with all levels of health care professional and support staff to facilitate positive patient care outcomes. · Compliance with various Isolation Precautions and Infection Control Guidelines. · Skills in time management, priority setting, assessment and urgent intervention are essential for this unit. · Maintains prevention & management of disruptive behavior skills, can be trained upon hire. · Patient and caregiver education and support. · Participation in High Reliability Organization (HRO) & professional governance initiatives. · Promotes evidence-based best practices and nurse sensitive indicators (including but not limited to Falls Prevention, Hospital Associated Infection Prevention, Medication error prevention, Safe Patient Handling, and Skin Safety). Work Schedule: Primarily Day/night rotation positions with limited Day/Evening rotation positions available, Weekends and Holidays. Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: 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.