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Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Unit (Main Hospital)

VA Medical Center


Location:
Fayetteville, NC
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
c35ed1
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Infection Control
  • Long Term Care
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Job Details

Job Detail - VA Careers

Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Unit (Main Hospital)
Fayetteville, NC
Duties:

Roles and Responsibilities 

1. Demonstrates integration of bio psychological concepts, cognitive skills, and technically competent practice in providing care to patients with basic or complex needs. 

2. Directly responsible to designated manager in the assigned area.

3. Responsible and accountable for the provision of direct patient care and for the delivery of quality nursing care to a culturally diverse veteran patient population.

4. Possesses knowledge and skills to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting.

 5. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to age related needs of patients served in the assigned area of practice. The knowledge includes understanding changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population.

 6. Possess the ability to communicate and interact appropriately and courteously with all internal and external customers.

 7. Maintain confidentiality of electronic, written, and/or verbal patient/employee information.

 8. Demonstrate working practices that include adherence to Infection Control standards and the safe use and operation of equipment.

9. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components.

10. Provides care in a safe and cost effective manner.

11. ACLS required for this position.

 

Work Schedule:  Weekly 12hr shifts available with Shared rotation of holidays and weekends required.

Functional Statement Title/#: RN

Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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