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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Temple, Texas - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E
Location: Temple
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Temple, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

The Emergency Department (ED) registered nurse (RN) assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. S/he assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. The RN considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Other duties include, but not limited to: Administering medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influencing care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes. Demonstrating effective communication skills and professional behaviors that promote cooperation and teamwork with internal and external customer Practicing good customer service in all work activities. Displaying courtesy, empathy, tact, and respect for patients, families/significant others. Remaining calm in stressful situations. Ensuring staff comply with infection control practices, such as hand washing and wearing of appropriate personal protective equipment. Demonstrating safe work practices.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
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: 1130-2400, 1530-2400, rotating shifts based on needs of unit, to include Nights, Weekends, and Holidays.
Compressed/Flexible: Available
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Bargaining Unit: This position is part of the Bargaining Unit

Keywords: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E, Temple , Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Temple, Texas - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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