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The RN for will perform clinical duties as directed by the Associate Director for Patient Care Services through the Chief Nurse of Specialty Care Service, and Nurse Manage/Assistant Nurse Manager (or designee) which is responsible for providing nursing care to patients with a variety of medical and surgical conditions including but not limited to Urology, Neurology, Orthropedic, Podiatry, Gastroenterology, etc. The Specialty Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing nursing care to patients with a variety of medical and surgical conditions. Must demonstrate nursing knowledge and clinical skills with sound nursing judgment and the ability to care for patients within a variety of specialty areas, including but not limited to: Urology, Neurology, Orthropedic, Podiatry, Gastroenterology. Must demonstrate experience in patient education and possess effective communication skills and customer service practices. Functions of assigned duties include but are not limited to the following: Receives the patient into appropriate Outpatient Clinic Assesses and documents information pertinent to the patient's chief complaint and health history utilizing skills of observation, interview, and examination Assists in the interpretation of Medical Center policies and directives to staff, patients, visitors, and the community Recognizes changes in the patient's condition; monitors patients awaiting treatment; reports and documents findings to the appropriate Clinician. Display leadership in identifying and evaluating interventions and evaluating staff performance in order to improve clinical programs Provides intensive health education to patients, families, and members of the health care team Demonstrates knowledge and skill in foot assessment/care Interprets and intervenes appropriately for patients with cardiac arrhythmias Assesses and documents bladder and kidney function Demonstrates knowledge and skill in utilization and interpretation of Bladder Scanning Demonstrates knowledge and skill in performing aseptic technique with assistance of minor procedures Work Schedule: Days, 07:30am - 4:00pm or 08:00am - 4:30pm. This may change at the discretion of the agency. Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse/000000 Recruitment/Relocation Incentive: Not authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
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.