The Marion, Illinois VA Health Care System is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to join the Surgical Services program within Nursing Service at the Evansville Health Care Center. The incumbent must demonstrate leadership in improving patient care by working effectively with others. This individual must possess a high degree of integrity, uphold professional clinical and VA standards and practice loyalty to the mission and values of the organization. This position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments. The incumbent may be required to rotate tours and duties during low/high census or complete administrative tasks established by the immediate supervisor. Not all duties may be listed, so other duties may be assigned. The incumbent demonstrates the knowledge and ability to provide PACU/SDS care. Must be able to function independently and be self-motivated. The incumbent will primarily be working in the EHCC Ambulatory Surgery Center but may be asked to assist in the Specialty Clinics as schedule allows. The incumbent serves as a responsible member of the surgical team and interacts with physicians, patients, family members, professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care with members of other services. Must have in-depth nursing knowledge in the care and support of same day surgery patients. Proficiency in starting IVs and fluid infusions. PLEASE NOTE: These positions require Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications. If selected, Applicants will provide proof of current certifications prior to employment. Only BLS certification which included Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and ACLS certification obtained from either the American Heart Association (AHA) or the Military Treatment Training Network (MTN) will be accepted. Work Schedule: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday, with exceptions of weekends and Federal holidays 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.