If you are a current, permanent Federal employee, you should apply under CBST-11100249-21-LD. The incumbent performs duties as delegated by the Registered Nurse; possess the ability to work with the nursing staff, providers, and others and is able to communicate effectively with patients/family members, and members of the health care team. TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETE APPLICATION PACKAGE, OR YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC NOTICE THAT YOU ARE RATED INELIGIBLE. SEE QUALIFICATIONS SECTION AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS SECTION FOR DETAILS. THE QUALIFICATION STANDARDS SHOULD BE EVIDENT IN YOUR RESUME. PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE ANNOUNCEMENT AND REFER BACK TO IT OFTEN WHEN WRITING YOUR RESUME. Implements nursing interventions to assist patients activities of daily living Consistently and correctly prioritizes patient care activities Identifies significant changes in the patient's condition and reports to the chemotherapy clinic charge nurse Making appointment reminder phone calls Initiates correct skin risk management Performance of complex therapeutic procedures requires regular observation and guidance from the charge nurse including: Vital signs, Dressing change, simple and complex, Oxygen administration, Intake and output, Urinary catheterization and bladder instillations, Pulmonary hygiene and drainage, Nutritional support via tube feeding, gastrostomy feeding, Tracheal suctioning, Colostomy care, Blood glucose monitoring, Blood collection via venipuncture, MRSA nasal swabbing, and Seasonal vaccine administration. Recognizes acute, subtle changes indicating patient distress and initiates correct emergency interventions Recognizes and provides therapeutic intervention to alleviate patient self-destructive behaviors or changes in mental status Maintains equipment and therapeutic environment to prevent injury to self or others Observes and follows all established practices and complies with the Medical Center and VA policies Correctly administers medications (including intravenous fluids) according to VAMC policy and Therapeutic Methods Communicates effectively with patient/family/significant others, Multidisciplinary team members, and immediate staff and co- workers. Exhibits positive and courteous behavior at all times when interacting with customers and staff and treats all customers and staff with dignity and respect. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm with some after hours and weekends possible. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 600046700
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
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.