This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more The Registered Nurse (RN) - Vaccine Clinic uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the Core Team (Patient, Provider, Nursing, and Support Personnel) and Expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-driven holistic care plan for life. The Registered Nurse is a member of the core clinical team of ambulatory care and is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition to effectively meet the patients' needs. The RN provides patient and family health education with a focus on self management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's goals. The RN demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, team player to colleagues as she/he continues to enhance the own team's professional growth, development, and practice. Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Triages and applies a collaborative team approach in identifying, analyzing, and resolving patient care problems. Collaborates with patients to assess and identify needs, issues, care goals, and resources in critical factors for achieving desired outcomes for discharge, post hospital recovery and health maintenance/wellness. Assists with the navigation of health care systems and intervenes or refers as needed to facilitate the achievement of patient outcomes. Provides and promotes patient-driven care in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, using evidence-based principles. Serves as a resource for patient and family rights, responsibilities, and decision-making information and processes. Work Schedule: 8:00 am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday NOTE: Shifts may vary depending on patient care needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Salary Range: Modesto - $88,199 to $149,675 Capitola - $89,674 to $150,398 Stockton - $88,199 to $152,332 Monterey - $96,642 to $167,150 Livermore - $101,598 to $169,651 Palo Alto, San Jose & Fremont - $106,743 to $172,500
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.