RN in the Intensive Care Unit. Patient populations include, but are not limited to: cardiac, thoracic, vascular, neurosurgical, general surgical, orthopedic patients with or without extenuating co-morbidities, pulmonary, renal, endocrine, and/or GI conditions. The RN is accountable when assigned as a primary nurse for a defined group of patients for the entire episode of care. As the assigned caregiver for a specific shift, the RN is accountable for defined groups of patients on that shift.
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.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.