The VISN 22 VA Desert Pacific Healthcare Network Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center is seeking 3 highly skilled and experienced RN's for our busy Level II Emergency Department. As one of the ED Staff Nurses, you will be responsible to the Nurse Manager of your assigned area and will be responsible for the organization and administration of high quality and efficient patient care to our unique patient population As a Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include 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; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Incumbent leads by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all customers are treated with respect and civility. Ensures that whenever possible, works to cultivate partnerships with our customers in developing solutions to meet their needs. Preferred Experience: BSN preferred Minimum of 18 months of successful, independent RN practice or 12 months of Critical Care experience Completion of a critical care course/training orientation Advanced cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification from the American Heart Associations or the American Red Cross for the Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Program Work Schedule: Full-time, part-time, and intermittent/PRN. May include days, nights, weekends, rotating shifts and holidays. 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.