The selectees from this announcement will work in the Geriatrics/Community Living Centers at the Carl Vinson VA Medical Center. Their focus will be ensuring proper, compassionate, and timely medical care for the Veteran Patients in their care. The Veteran Patient population ranges from WW2 Veterans to Veterans of current ongoing operations world wide. These hero Veterans may suffer from numerous inflections, from infirmities of old age, PTSD, TBI, Diabetes, Dementia, to missing limbs, etc. Provides a full range of nursing care to residents with complex care needs utilizing the nursing process based on the ANA standards of Nursing Practice Provides medical care and personal care services to ill and injured Veterans Documents observations, assessments, and changes in Veteran's conditions, collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient outcomes Provides full range of nursing care (Direct care to charge nurse duties) with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems Documents observations, assessments, and changes in Veteran's conditions, collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient outcomes Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own nursing judgments and actions Acts as a resident advocate when self-determination is questioned BLS required Performs other duties as required for the position Work Schedule: Work schedules will vary depending on the unit and patient care needs. Normal hours are 40 per week. This announcement is being used to fill multiple position on multiple shifts. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required This is an open continuous announcement until June 30, 2021. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available.
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.