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Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-Chisolm Trail/ EDRP

Company: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E
Location: Temple
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-Chisolm Trail/ EDRP- Recruitment Incentive Authorized - Temple, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Recruitment Incentive: Maybe authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals

This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT & will remain open until December 30, 2022. The first cut-off date is June 13, 2022. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on a as-needed basis until positions are filled.

Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.

A Community Living Center (CLC) is a VA Nursing Home. There are over 100 Community Living Centers across the country. It is a place where Veterans can receive nursing home level of care, which includes help with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing and getting dressed) and skilled nursing and medical care. The mission of a Community Living Center is to restore each Veteran to his or her highest level of well-being. CLC Chisolm Trail focuses on short-stay rehabilitation; we have a state of the art physical rehabilitation unit. We also care for Veterans requiring long term IV therapies, restorative care, and skin/wound care.

The Community Living Center, Registered Nurse (RN) functions as a team leader in providing for the nursing care of resident Veterans. The RN uses the nursing process to assess the needs of residents and then provides direction to the LPNs, NAs and other staff as appropriate to ensure care is provided. Some common duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides clinical oversight of nursing care provided on the unit and is knowledgeable of regulations, VHA guidelines, unit specific policies and TJC guidelines
  • May function as Charge nurse, assigning staff to care for residents, ensuring adequate staffing in terms of breaks and appointments
  • Provides medication administration using the Bar-code Medication Administration module (BCMA)
  • Provides case management for resident Veterans to ensure that all care needs are met and that the care provided is coordinated with the multidisciplinary team
  • Documents care provided in the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) in a professional manner that is consistent with policies set forth by the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team to provide interventions tailored to each resident's needs to improve engagement, optimize function and decrease distress

    Work Schedule:



    Recruitment Incentive: May be authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals.

    EDRP Authorized

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

    Financial Disclosure Report:

Keywords: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E, Temple , Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-Chisolm Trail/ EDRP, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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