Quality Care Our Heroes DeserveNow is the time to take your career to the next level and become part of the high-caliber talent that is VA. Experience what 300,000 current VA employees already have state-of-the art practice settings, access to the latest technology, a multi-disciplinary team environment and the opportunity to provide the men and women who have bravely served this country with the finest patient care, benefits and customer satisfaction. And with VA Patient Satisfaction Scores leading the healthcare industry, youll be joining one of the most respected facilities in the Nation.
As a VA professional, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VAMC Tomah ( http://www.tomah.va.gov/ ) has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to veterans living in a Western/Central area of Wisconsin.
In addition to our main facility in Tomah, we offer services in four community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in La Crosse, Clark County, Wausau, and Wisconsin Rapids. VAMC Tomah is one of seven facilities that comprise Veterans Integrated Services Network 12 (VISN 12) which is administratively headquartered at Hines, IL, and includes facilities in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan.
Position is open until filled, applications will be referred as they are received. Position may be filled before the closing date.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38 and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
AREA OF CONSIDERATION: 1. CURRENT PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE AGENCY FOR WHICH THE POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED 2. ALL OTHER CANDIDATES.
NOTE: The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed in that specific grade. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.
The 404 Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (MHRRTP) is expanding! MHRRTP will have 70 beds which are staffed 24 hours a day, to provide outpatient residential Mental Health services for Veterans with Substance Abuse, PTSD, Homelessness, Dual Diagnosis, Transitional Residency, and other Psychosocial needs. The nursing staff includes registered nurses and nursing assistants. Residents range in age from 18 to frail elderly. The nurse provides skilled nursing care that includes medical supervision, nursing care, facilitation of patient education and therapeutic programming, medication management, and specialized rehabilitation services. This nursing unit has a staff that provides care for clinically complex residents.
On a daily basis all registered nurses in this position are expected to perform the usual and customary duties of a front line nurse including but not limited to physical assessment, wound and skin assessment/care, medication administration, and general nursing management of the resident's physical and emotional well-being.
The nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation is applied on an ongoing, systematic manner to all residents. Registered nurses are actively involved in providing, developing and facilitating resident education.
The unit and nursing staff also support other areas within the medical center as needed and accompany residents upon transfer to other facilities if necessary.
Work Schedule: Full and part time positions available on all shifts and will vary to meet the needs of the program.Ã? Twelve (12) hour shifts days or nights, Eight (8) hour shifts nights, days or evenings.Ã? Weekends and Holidays Required.Ã? Please indicate on your application materials the shift(s) you are applying for.
Bring your expertise to VA and be valued as part of a team that is recognized and respected for significant contributions to medicine. Youâ??ll enjoy a patient-focused environment, terrific benefits and incentives, and the ability to practice at any VA facility in the country.
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