This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS announcement. This Open Continuous announcement will be open until January 20, 2022 or until filled. Qualified applicants will be considered and referred as vacancies become available. The Sioux Falls VA is recruiting for temporary, intermittent Registered Nurses for the Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Clinic. Looking to work a few shifts per week? Come join our amazing team! We invite you to apply! This is a intermittent, temporary Not To Exceed one year appointment with the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System. The selected applicant will work in Outpatient PACT Clinic and other outpatient areas of the Health Care System on an as needed basis. Nursing care is the dynamic and skilled application of a systematic body of knowledge to the diagnosis and treatment of actual or potential health problems. Competent nursing care is provided in the context of the nursing process, which encompasses all significant action taken by the nurse in providing care, and forms the foundation of clinical decision-making. Nursing care must be individualized to meet a particular patients' unique needs and situations. As a temporary, intermittent Registered Nurse - Outpatient PACT Clinic, you are responsible for the following to include, but not limited to: Provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured Veterans while following the PACT model of care. Interacts with Veterans and provides services in a manner that supports personalized, proactive and patient centered care. Provides efficient care triaging patients according to established protocols, population health and PACT Model of Care. Documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition. Collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes. Providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems. Educating patients about healthy practices and treatment modalities. Coordinating the care across settings and among caregivers. Manages information. Communicates effectively with internal and external customers Performs treatments, and procedures. Assists each patient to identify and meet basic health needs and improve his/her health status to the individual's maximum potential. Work Schedule: Intermittent on an as needed basis. Primarily Day shift. Possible Evening and/or Weekend shifts if clinic need arises. Various schedules are available. Flexibility in tours and assignments is required. 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.