The Float Pool registered nurse is a professional who manages the care of the acutely ill patient on multiple nursing units within the Salt Lake City VA Healthcare System (SLCVAHCS). This position may be required to support other VA healthcare facilities in two week tours. This opportunity is subject to cut-off dates beginning March 1, 2021. All qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager at that time and every week thereafter. You can help support the COVID Pandemic with possible assignments to other facilities to support the mission/surge. Receive a $5000.00 incentive award when accepting a two week detail in support of COVID mission outside the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: Documentation Completes admission assessments on assigned patients within 24 hours of admission; Reassess patient condition every 12 hours or as needed; Verifies physicians' orders using CPRS; Documents vital signs and assessments using CPRS; Take verbal and telephone orders per policy; Completes patient care plans according to policy; Plans for discharge/transfer of patients including completing discharge/transfer note in CPRS; Documents medications using BCMA (Bar Code Medication Administration). Clinical Practice Provides individualized patient care consistent with identified knowledge of patient's strengths and limitations; Is proactive in identifying potential crisis situations and responds appropriately in emergency/code situations; Initiates referrals and/or consultations as appropriate to achieve the multidisciplinary plan of care; Functions independently in performing more complex treatments, procedures and advanced technology specific to the scope of care and according to the procedure manual; Recovers post procedure patients (ie heart caths, vascular, GI, Renal, angios); Performs blood draws and venipuncture for IV therapies, IV push medications, TPN and blood products; Sets up and monitors a variety of pumps, including PCA; Promotes and provides health care teaching to patient and significant other. Module Leader Listens to report for entire module; Collaborates with team members, other disciplines and patient/significant other; Recognizes and uses the knowledge and expertise of colleagues and other health care providers in meeting patient care needs. Work Schedule: Rotating to including nights, weekends, and holidays. 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.
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Urgent Care Association
28600 Bella Vista Pkwy, Suite 2010
Warrenville, IL 60555