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Registered Nurse, Domiciliary- Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E
Location: Temple
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Domiciliary- Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas
Duties

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Recruitment Incentive: May be authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals

The Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Registered Nurse provides a distinct level of mental health residential care appropriate for Veterans with mental illness and/or addictive disorders. The RN collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to provide additional structure and support for Veterans while addressing multiple and severe psychosocial deficits, including homelessness and unemployment. The incumbent will be knowledgeable and skilled in the assessment of common psychiatric and addictive disorders including management of behavioral and/or physiological emergencies, monitoring opioid and/or alcohol withdrawal, and monitoring of suicidal/homicidal patients.

The Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Registered Nurse will demonstrate knowledge of the therapeutic implications for patients on psychotropic medications and co-morbidities. Will collaborate with the interdisciplinary team in monitoring self-medication management program. The RN will facilitate residential psychosocial groups and/or be involved in promoting holistic care focusing on health education. He/she demonstrates superior interpersonal skills, problem solving, and effective communication skills promoting a therapeutic environment. Able to prioritize care, functioning effectively and independently in a high-volume environment or crisis. Must demonstrate organizational and team building skills, knowledge of computer skills for entry and retrieval of patient data. Must maintain Prevention and Management of Disruptive Behavior certification.

Pay: Competitive salary, annual performance bonus, regular salary increases
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts, Tour of duty may include 7:30am- 4:30pm, 3:30pm- 12:00am or 11:30pm- 8:00am. Tour of duty may change based on the needs of the unit and may include nights, weekends or holidays.
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: May be authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E, Temple , Registered Nurse, Domiciliary- Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas - Med Surg, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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