This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more This is an open continuous announcement; applicants will be reviewed and referred on a bi-weekly basis; the announcement will remain open until the position is filled. The first cut-off for consideration will be July 27, 2021. Work Schedule: Various Tours Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Duties: · The Spinal Cord Injury RN is responsible to the Nurse Manager(s). · Functions as an integral member of the spinal cord injury interdisciplinary team and is responsible for accurate clinical assessments, interventions, evaluations and documentation of the medical and surgical patient. · Demonstrate an organized and systematic process for problem solving and prioritizing the needed delivery of care. · Perform nursing physical and psychosocial assessments, utilizes nursing process to achieve individualized patient outcomes. · Perform nursing care related to bowel and bladder management for SCI patient. Direct and supervise Licensed Practical Nurse, Nursing Assistant, and Health Technician. · Provide direct care services to a culturally diverse group of patients with medical/surgical and rehabilitation needs through coordination of services within the Medical Center.
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