The Float Pool Staff Nurse provides direct and indirect nursing care to residents and families in the Inpatient Wards. VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System is a Level 1b major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical and mental health inpatients and outpatients, with a Level III Emergency Department. NOTE: THIS IS AN INTERMITTENT POSITION, YOU WILL BE CALLED PRN TO FILL GAPS FOR HOLIDAYS, WEEKENDS, WEEK DAYS, AND WILL NOT HAVE REGULAR WORK HOURS. · The staff nurse demonstrates leadership when providing resident care and in developing and implementing programs to improve resident care. · He/she is accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care, and standards of practice. · The incumbent reports directly to the Nurse Manager of the resident care unit/area. · This position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments, as this is a 24/7 hospital. · The incumbent must be poised and articulate in communicating with people of varied educational · levels and varied ethnic backgrounds. · Willing to work cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments. · Makes caring for the veteran his/her priority while in the work setting and demonstrates customer service principles in all aspects of work. Work Schedule: Sunday- Monday, Variable Shifts as Needed. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required.
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