This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications for these occupations on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. This announcement covers vacancies in multiple units/clinics within the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, to include: Outpatient Mental Health Division; Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Program (MHRRTP); Home Based Primary Care (HBPC); Home Telehealth; Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT)/Primary Care; Community Based Outpatient Centers (CBOC); Surgical/OR; Emergency Department (ED); Medicine Sub-Specialty Clinics; Hospice; Case Management; Community Living Center Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation unit (CLC); Medical/Surgical Unit; Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Units (MICU/SICU); Clinical Procedure Center (CPC); Specialties & Diagnostics: Pre & Post-Operative Care and other Specialty Areas. Antelope, Bakersfield, East Los Angeles and Arcadia are Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC). As a Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team. Incumbent leads by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all customers are treated with respect and civility. Ensures that whenever possible works to cultivate partnerships with our customers in developing solutions to meet their needs. Work Schedule: Full-time, part-time (part time hours range 8 to 72 per pay period),and intermittent/PRN. Assigned schedule corresponds to specific clinic (Some clinics require days, nights, weekends, rotating shifts and holidays). Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Not Authorized. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.