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Registered Nurse - Med-Surg

VA Medical Center


Location:
Portland, OR
Date:
09/12/2017
2017-09-122017-10-11
Job Code:
70af13
Categories:
  • Medical/Surgical
  • Engineering
  • Cardiology
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Nurse Manager
  • Telemetry
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Registered Nurse - Med-Surg
Portland, OR
Duties:

The positions are located within the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division: Medical/Surgical Wards (5D, 6D, 8D, 9C, 9D).

Med-Surg 5D: The incumbent practices as a Registered Nurse (RN) on 5D, located in the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division located on the Portland, OR campus.  5D is a neurology and general medicine unit.  Patient populations include: CVA, neurological disorders, spinal injury, seizure telemetry, cardiac telemetry, head and neck disorders, CNS tumors, ventilator dependant patients, and other complex medical conditions.  Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor or charge nurse.

 

Med-Surg 6D: The incumbent practices as an RN on 6D, located in the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division located on the Portland, OR campus. 6D is a medical unit which specializes in general medicine and hematology/oncology, including cardiac telemetry and chemotherapy. Patient populations include: cancer, AIDS, GI conditions, liver disease, and COPD. Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor or charge nurse.

 

Med-Surg 8D: The incumbent practices as an RN on 8D within the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division located on the Portland Campus. 8D is a Medical/Surgical Unit which specializes in cardiac monitoring, women's health care and peritoneal dialysis. Knowledge and skills of cardiac telemetry monitoring is required. Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor or charge nurse.

 

Med-Surg 9C: The incumbent practices as an RN on 9C within the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division located on the Portland campus. 9C is a surgical unit with specialized in vascular and urology surgical specialties. Knowledge and skills with cardiac telemetry monitoring is required. Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor or charge nurse.

 

Med-Surg 9D: The incumbent practices as an RN on 9D, located in the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division located on the Portland, OR campus. 9D is a surgical unit which specializes in all surgical specialties, cardiac telemetry, kidney and liver transplantation.  Patient populations include: all VAPHCS surgical specialties and sub-specialties and pre and post-transplant care.  Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor or charge nurse.

 

Functional Statement Title/#:  Registered Nurse
 

Work Schedules:

07:00 AM - 07:30 PM

07: 00 PM - 07:30 AM

***Work schedule includes weekends***

****Other Tours of Duty may be available****

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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