This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS announcement. Applicants will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis. This announcement will close when filled. Work Schedule: Intermittent on an as needed basis. Primarily Day shift. Possible Evening and/or Weekend shifts if clinic need arises. Various schedules are available. Flexibility in tours and assignments is required. The Sioux Falls VA is recruiting Temporary, Intermittent Registered Nurses for Outpatient clinics, PACT Clinic, COVID Clean Vaccination Clinic, Specialty Medicine Clinics! Come join our amazing team! Looking to work a few shifts per week, or additional shifts per week? We invite you to apply!This is a Intermittent, Temporary Not To Exceed one year appointment with the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System. The selected applicant will work in Outpatient Clinics such as PACT Clinic, COVID Clean Vaccination Clinic, Specialty Medicine Clinics and other outpatient areas of the Health Care System on an as needed basis. Nursing care is the dynamic and skilled application of a systematic body of knowledge to the diagnosis and treatment of actual or potential health problems. Competent nursing care is provided in the context of the nursing process, which encompasses all significant action taken by the nurse in providing care, and forms the foundation of clinical decision-making. Nursing care must be individualized to meet a particular patients' unique needs and situations. As a Registered Nurse - Outpatient Clinic Intermittent, you are responsible for the following to include, but not limited to: COVID vaccination clinic for patients and staff of the facility along with possible traveling to Community Based Outpatient Clinics during regular business hours. Provide COVID test clinic as needed. Providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems. Patients who range in age from adults (18-64) and adults (65+) with common medical conditions. Must be able to use sound judgment to prioritize work assignment based on patient needs, prioritizing patients according to urgent needs. Functions independently in the complex environment and must be able to adapt to the constant changing environment. Collaborates with members of the multi-disciplinary team in assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient care. Collaborates with physicians and ancillary services in planning and implementing the patient's plan of care. Demonstrates knowledge and competencies in technical and operational knowledge in nursing, able to adhere to unit-based protocols, with the ability to apply these skills in the clinical setting. The RN must complete and demonstrate knowledge of mandatory and annual competencies for equipment and procedures Treats all Veterans, families, and other healthcare providers with dignity and respect. Listens to and acknowledges Veteran and family perspectives and choices. Veteran and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds are incorporated into the planning and delivery of care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner The RN must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. 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.