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Registered Nurse-Acute Care (K2H3E) - Denver, Colorado - Acute Care

Company: VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System - Denver VA
Location: Denver
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Acute Care (K2H3E) - Denver, Colorado

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At the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, our expert health care teams focus on your needs and the needs of other Veterans, your families, and caregivers. Eastern Colorado Health Care System is a major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients, with a Level Ill Emergency Department, and multiple community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC). Learn more about the Eastern Colorado Healthcare System .

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

A variety of services consult or admit Veterans from procedures or serious health conditions. The Staff Nurse on K2H3E must have excellent communication skills, interpret, communicate nursing service goals, objectives, policies and procedures to staff, patients and the health care team. The Registered Nurse is accountable for a defined group of patients during shift of assignment. Further duties of the position are, but not limited to:

  • Provide direct patient care;
  • Accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care;
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care based on age-specific components;
  • Assume 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;
  • Consider 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 established policies and guidelines;
  • Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team;
  • Core elements of performance include knowledge and active participation in unit/program level quality improvement processes and initiatives as well as customer service programs.
  • Apply nursing process to systems or processes to improve care;
  • Supports and enhances client self-determination;
  • Serve as a resource for clients and staff in resolving ethical issues;
  • Identify and assesses resource utilization and safety issues taking appropriate action;
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to maintain expertise in areas of practice;
  • Participate in educational activities to improve clinical knowledge and enhance role performance;
  • Evaluates self practice and practice of others using professional standards, relevant statutes, and regulations, and takes action to improve performance;
  • Use group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems;
  • Educate colleagues and/or students and serves as a preceptor and/or mentor;
  • Initiate/participate in quality improvement activities;
  • Use a body of research to validate and/or change work group practice;
  • Other duties as assigned


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    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

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