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Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-A/EDRP- Recruitment Incentive - Amarillo, Texas - Med Surg

Company: Amarillo VA Health Care System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-A/EDRP- Recruitment Incentive - Amarillo, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT & will remain open until August 14, 2023 or until the position is filled. The first cut-off date is May 8, 2023. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on a as-needed basis until positions are filled.

Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.

Duties and responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Including but not limited to equipment, procedures, resident care needs and CLC unit workflow in order to provide care to the residents.
  • Verbalizes and demonstrates understanding of the long sheet and importance of daily utilization of the form.
  • Use appropriate customer service guidelines as listed in the orientation check-off packet. Including, but not limited to CLC Veteran-Centered Care, resident preferences, and Cultural Transformation.
  • Working knowledge of shower/tub room processes to delegate duties. Understands resident
    preferences and respect/dignity in implementing those preferences.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of each neighborhood on unit, processes, and residents. Proper process of entering and exiting rooms. Assist other staff as necessary to ensure proper care.
  • Understanding and use of nurse call system, answering alarm/phone appropriately, responding promptly to resident situation.
  • Understanding of the Wanderguard system process, policy, and prompt response to alarm.
  • Ability to utilize VA computers and programs to complete CLC RN duties, enter leave as required,
    and access work schedule. Documents accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Completes all mandatory and other training, including, not limited to TMS, orientation, in-service,
    Interdisciplinary Care Plan meetings as assigned, annual competencies, and staff meetings.
  • Understands, participates, and ensures completion of Purposeful Rounding in assigned neighborhood to ensure resident safety.
  • Understands that the CLC is a restraint-free environment. Verbalize and understand what is considered a restraint.
  • Understands, verbalizes, adheres to, and documents Fall Prevention guidelines, interventions, policies, and protocols.
  • Demonstrates understanding regarding the pain scale, asking residents about their pain level, performing
    non-pharmacological measures to alleviate pain. Reports pain level concerns to charge nurse or provider.
  • Demonstrates proper use of safety and lift equipment. Ensures the safety of residents and staff.
    Participates as assigned in fire safety, emergent needs, and environmental safety as described in orientation validation paperwork.
  • Complete new admission package and document within eight hours of resident arrival following the admission checklist.
  • Verbalizes and demonstrates understanding of skin breakdown, pressure injury preventative measures, and notifying charge nurse of new/worsening areas of redness, skin breakdown, and concerns.
  • Complete all assessments and document as required.
  • Complete wound care treatment as ordered by physician. Including documentation and assessment for preventative wound care treatment.
  • Administer medication, complete D-sticks, and other orders required, as ordered by providers.
  • Complete daily, weekly, monthly, and PRN documentation as required in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Serve in the CLC charge position. See charge nurse duties on the orientation checklist sheet. Working with staff to ensure appropriate workflow.
  • Use appropriate infection control measures as listed in the orientation check-off packet.


    Paid Time Off:




    Work Schedule:



    Recruitment Incentives:
    May be authorized for Highly Qualified Individuals

    EDRP Authorized

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

    Financial Disclosure Report:

Keywords: Amarillo VA Health Care System, Amarillo , Registered Nurse, Community Living Center-A/EDRP- Recruitment Incentive - Amarillo, Texas - Med Surg, Human Resources , Amarillo, Texas

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