The Birmingham VA Medical Center is recruiting for 1 RN to work within our Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Service (PMRS) unit to assist during COVID 19. This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT and will remain open until June 30, 2021. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be 9 April 2021. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals, every Friday, or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. Birmingham VAMC (BVAMC) is a Level 1a major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients, with a Level Ill Emergency Department, and multiple community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC). There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. The Southeastern Blind Rehabilitation Center provides services in a residential setting. Home-Based Primary Care is provided in the veteran's home. Some of the duties of the RN include, but, are not limited to: 1. RNs assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care for patients. 2. Perform direct patient care duties including, but not limited to, hygiene - including baths, medications including blood products and chemotherapies, treatments, emergency actions, safety, PI all ADLs, charge nurse and team leader. 3. Ensures infection control principles are followed, such as wiping exam tables with disinfectant wipes between patients. 4. Checks emergency equipment daily. Work Schedule: Monday through Friday,7AM to 330PM (Actual hours may vary based on the needs of the facility_ 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.