The Greenville VA Healthcare Center is looking for a Registered Nurse for Specialty Clinic that will serve in support of the physician or mid-level provider and manages the care for patients with a variety of medical problems. This Specialty RN leads other team members to provide safe and effective care of the patient during appointments and procedures and ensures a smooth patient traffic flow throughout the Specialty clinics. The Registered Nurse providing care in the Specialty Clinic is a seasoned professional with an insight into many medical diseases and plans of care for the Veterans seeking care in the Ambulatory Care setting. The Specialty Clinics include Cardiology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Urology, Endocrinology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orthopedics, and Podiatry. The clinic is staffed by providers (attending physicians, mid-level providers), registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and medical support assistants. The RN assists with various procedures, provides pre and post in-clinic or surgical procedure education and information about medications, oversees the safety of the patient, documents procedural assessment information, ensures correct labeling of specimens and maintain requirements for reusable medical equipment. Duties will include, but not be limited to, oversight of nursing staff, patient intake, documentation, point of care testing and health screening. The Specialty RN will assess, triage, take histories and document conditions and concerns for veterans presenting to the clinic and via the telephone. The Specialty RN is expected to manage patient care in a compassionate and astute manner, ensuring patient safety and promoting positive patient outcomes. He/She provides guidance and education to patients and caregivers and collaborates with other professionals at all levels including but not limited to the other nurses, physicians and the Nurse Manager, Specialty Clinics. Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-hour tours between the hours of 7:30 AM to 5:00PM 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.