This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm Subject to change to meet the needs of the agency. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Charlie Norwood Veterans Affairs Medical Center is looking to fill positions of RN Clinical Coordinator within the Medical/Surgical Unit, the Critical Care Unit, and the Emergency Department sections of Nursing Service. The duties of this position include yet are not limited to the following. Duties: Provides leadership, coaching and mentoring to direct care nurses regarding evidence-based practice and professional governance. Formulates outcomes for groups, departments, and/or organizational processes within Evidenced Based Practice (EBP strategies and processes. Works collaboratively with nursing leaders. Prepares nursing practice changes based on standards of care evaluation of outcomes. Acts as an consultant in inquiry, evidence-based practice implementation, and best practice. Demonstrates knowledge and/or required safety skills in area of assignment. Guides staff in the application of the critical thinking process and process improvement based on standards of care. Collaborates with the nursing leadership and the inter-professional team to evaluate care delivery, documentation and reporting systems. Plans strategies to initiate needed change and promotes EBP, Systems Redesign/Lean, and High Reliability Organization (HRO) principles within the organization. Applies creative techniques to motivate staff to improve knowledge, skill and patient care interventions inclusive of research, evidence, and best practice. Incorporates principles of communication and group process in professional and interpersonal relations. Initiates strategies for EBP implementation and PTE designation. Utilizes project management principles and skills to systematically organize, facilitate, initiatives and projects.
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.