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 This is an open-continuous announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and referred as positions become available. If a candidate is not selected from a list, they will remain active for the next review. RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE AUTHORIZED.PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS)/RELOCATION WILL NOT BE AUTHORIZED.APPRAISED VALUE OFFER (AVO) IS NOT AUTHORIZED. The Kansas City VA is embarking on a journey of moving beyond performance measure and becoming the Healthcare System Veterans Trust and Choose. Our patients depend on us and we depend on professionals like you. The Kansas City VA Medical Center has multiple openings in the Medical/Surgical units, which include the following areas: 8 West, 8 East, and 5 West. 8 West is a 24-bed complex medicine unit with cardiac monitoring availability by telemetry. Admissions are usually from but not limited to Medical Subspecialty. Turn over rate is generally three days to one week. Patient population is primarily adult and geriatric inpatients, and predominantly male. Special services particular to this unit include care of patients with the following diagnoses: COPD Complications of diabetes Neurological disorders Renal hemodialysis Cardiac disorders Cancer- Hospice/Palliative/Chemotherapy administration 8 East is a 24-bed complex medicine unit with cardiac monitoring availability by telemetry. Turn-over rate is generally three days to one week. Patient population is primarily adult and geriatric inpatients. Special services particular to this unit include care of patients with the following diagnoses: COPD Complications of diabetes Neurological disorders Renal disorders Cardiac disorders/drips 5 West is a 13-bed unit specializing in the delivery of comprehensive medical and surgical care of patients who are under the care of the following surgical sub-specialties: General Surgery, Vascular/Thoracic Surgery, Orthopedics, Urology, ENT, and Neurosurgery. Significant subgroups of patients are under the care of Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology, and Oral Surgery. Patient population is adult and geriatric inpatients, predominately male. Patient care focuses on direct patient care, education of the patient and the patient's family, and ensuring safety for the patients, visitors, and staff. Turnover rate is generally three days. Special services particular to this unit include care of patients with the following diagnoses: Post-operative management Bladder irrigations CPM machines PCAs Chest tubes Work Schedule: Various Tours, Day Shift & Night Shift. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse (Med Surg)
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