The ICU Nurse is a professional Registered nurse (RN) who provides high quality , evidence based care for adult and geriatric Veteran patients who are critically ill and require comprehensive intensive care. This care is provided utilizing all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary, practice setting. The ICU RN provides care to Veterans who commonly present with multi-system, co-morbidities requiring a multitude of therapeutic modalities including continuous cardiac monitoring and dysrhythmia interventions. The RN in the ICU functions as part of an interdisciplinary team and is accountable for direct care to a defined number of patients for his/her shift. The nurse functions at all times as a patient advocate and performs his/her cares and duties with the utmost integrity adhering to policies and procedures and following all protocols, guidelines and standards of practice (SOP). Work Schedule: Full-Time, 12 hours shifts, 80 hours per pay period with rotating shifts; required to work weekends and holidays. Tour may change based on the needs of the organization. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay Schedule: NM84
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.