Registered Nurse-Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Aspinwall, Pennsylvania
Internal Number: 613621300
The Psychosocial Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (PRRTP) helps Veterans to improve the quality of their lives through the development of adaptive living skills. The PRRTP provides a therapeutic environment wherein Veterans are supported and encouraged to pursue recovery from mental illness, substance abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, unemployment and/or homelessness. Duties include but not limited to the following: Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. Adheres to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice. Provides direct nursing care in a self directed manner. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components. 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. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate and develop the Veteran's treatment plan, incorporating the Veteran's/family's input and considering all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Monitors Veteran's treatment plan and documents progress in care delivered, outcomes achieved, and goals attained. Communicates with the Veteran about the treatment plan, including long range mental health care and addresses any problems or concerns about their care. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administers medications and procedures per establishing policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team. Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs. Supports and actively participates in initiatives such as High Reliability Organization (HRO), Patient Centered Care, Just Culture, and I CARE. Work Schedule: Full-Time: Evenings rotating to Days Virtual: This is not a virtual position. 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.