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 This Registered Nurse position is located Community Living Centers in the Batavia VA Medical Center. The practice of the profession of nursing as a registered professional nurse is defined as diagnosing and treating human responses to actual or potential health problems through such services as case finding, health teaching, health counselling and provision of care supportive to or restorative life and well being (New York State Board of Nursing). The nurse's primary commitment is to the patients, whether an individual, family, group or community. The position of Registered Nurse responsibilities include but are not limited to : Applies the nursing process to systems or processes at the unit/team/group level to improve care. Demonstrates leadership by involving others in improving care Supports and enhances patient self determination. Serves as a resource for patients and staff in addressing ethical issues Identifies and assesses resource utilization and safety issues, taking appropriate action Acquires knowledge and skills to maintain expertise in an area of practice. Participates in educational activities to improve clinical knowledge and enhance role performance Evaluates practice of self and others using professional standards. relevant statutes and regulations. Takes action to improve performance Uses group process to identify, analyze and resolve care problems Educates colleagues and/or students and serves as a preceptor or mentor Initiates/Participates in quality improvement activities that result in approved outcomes Uses body of research to validate and/or change work group practice Work Schedule: Full Time Evening (8 Hour Shift) that may include evening hours and weekend coverage - Will be discussed in detail upon interview Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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