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Registered Nurse (Multiple Locations)

VA Medical Center

Mobile, AL
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  • Medical/Surgical
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospice/Palliative Care
  • Long Term Care
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
  • Nurse Manager
  • Operating Room/PACU
  • Psychiatric/Behavioral Health
  • Radiology
  • Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • IV Therapy
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Registered Nurse (Multiple Locations)
Mobile, AL

This is an open continuous announcement in which applicants can specify which department in the Gulf Coast Biloxi Veterans Administration they wish to be considered.  The different departments are as follows:

Community Living Center: 
The Community Living Center (CLC) is a 96 bed facility with a combination of long term care, rehabilitation, skilled nursing, memory impaired and hospice and palliative care residents.  

Acute Care:  The Acute Care Staff Nurse possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within collaborative and interdisciplinary practice settings. 

Emergency Department:  Provide direct patient care to patient in the Emergency Department (ED) setting, evaluate outcomes, consult with other specialists as required and adjust nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal care.   Provide comprehensive emergency care to unstable/critically ill patients in the emergency department setting. 

ICU:  The Staff Nurse will be responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care and evaluates care based on age-specific components. He/She assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction.

Specialty Clinics:  Specialty Clinic is an outpatient clinic that consists of both Medical and Surgical Clinics. Medical Clinics include:  Hematology, Oncology, Gastroenterology,  Hepatitis C, Neurology, Dermatology, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)/Polytrauma   Surgical Clinics include: Orthopedics, Podiatry, and General, Thoracic, Colorectal, Vascular and Plastic Surgery.  

Behavioral Health:  Functions include but not limited operates independently as the staff nurse, charge nurse on a 32 bed Acute Mental Health Unit Care for Veterans treated for Suicide Ideations, Psychosis, Homicidal Ideations, PTSD, depression and Substance Abuse and others. The nurse is primarily responsible for applying the nursing process to the care of Veteran.  The RN participate in the interdisciplinary and daily huddle team meeting, conducts groups, admit and discharge Veterans. Veterans' care is documented in a computerized program system.

Operating Room:  The Perioperative Staff Nurse possess intraoperative skills; specific to skills and duties of a Circulator and Scrub nurse; and PACU nurse
Ambulatory Surgery/Observation Unit) (ASOU):  The ASOU/Moderate Sedation RN will prepare and discharge patients as primary duties and Moderate Sedation duties as needed for endoscopies or interventional radiology 

Primary Care Clinic:  The Registered nurse successfully integrates the sciences and arts in establishing a systematic plan in caring for patients and their families. The incumbent promotes and restores patients health by utilizing the nursing process an evidence-based practice tool; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary healthcare team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; supervising assigned team members.  

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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