Current New Mexico VA HCS Employees will be given first consideration. (Recent SF-50 Required) Geriatrics Service is looking for a Staff Nurse (Home Based Primary Care) to join the team! The position is located in Gallup, NM. As a Staff Nurse, Home Based Primary Care (HBPC), you will: · Provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition. · Develop the initial nursing care plan and updates the plan, serving as a resource person to less experienced staff and acts as a leader in establishing standardized care plans incorporating nursing diagnosis. · Include patient and family/significant other in establishing realistic, measurable goals and in planning care on a continuum. Assists staff in the process of mutual goal setting. · Demonstrate a high level of skill in providing and individualizing care for patients with various diagnoses and changing conditions, which may require specialized care. · Provide a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems. · Exemplify thoroughness and clarity in documenting and reporting administrative and clinical information. · Consider diagnosis and physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural needs to provide appropriate care for patients generally ranging from 17 through the geriatric years. · Meet and maintain qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Work Schedule: Full Time, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm Telework: Not available. Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized. Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized. Financial Discloser 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.