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Registered Nurse-CLC C Heroes Haven-EDRP-Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E
Location: Temple
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-CLC C Heroes Haven-EDRP-Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Heroes Haven is a long stay Community Living Center unit focusing on providing expert hospice, pain management, and palliative care to Veterans in a home-like environment. A Community Living Center (CLC) is a VA Nursing Home. There are over 100 Community Living Centers across the country. Unlike many nursing homes in the past, a Community Living Center resembles "home" as much as possible. There are activities for Veterans of all ages. There are family friendly places for visiting. Veterans are invited to decorate their rooms. And, pets are allowed to visit or live in the Community Living Center. Veterans may stay for a short time or, in rare instances, for the rest of their life. 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.
You will function as a team leader in providing for the nursing care of resident Veterans. You will use 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: Provide clinical oversight of nursing care provided on the unit and 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. Provide medication administration using the Bar-code Medication Administration module (BCMA). Provide case management for resident Veterans to ensure that all care needs are met and that the care provided is coordinated with the multidisciplinary team. Document 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. Collaborate with multidisciplinary team to provide interventions tailored to each resident's needs to improve engagement, optimize function and decrease distress.

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: Full-time Monday-Friday; Rotating/Weekends/Holidays; available tours: 7:30am-4:00pm; 7:30am-8:00pm; 3:30pm-12am
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment Incentive authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact , the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Central Texas Veterans Health Care System - Olin E, Temple , Registered Nurse-CLC C Heroes Haven-EDRP-Recruitment Incentive - Temple, Texas - Med Surg, Human Resources , Temple, Texas

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