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Registered Nurse - PACT B - EDRP and Recruitment Incentive Authorized - Austin, Texas - Med Surg

Company: VA Central Texas Health Care System
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - PACT B - EDRP and Recruitment Incentive Authorized - Austin, Texas

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

This PACT RN uses the nursing process and evidence-based practice to collaborate with the
Teamlet (Patient, Primary Care Provider, RN Care Manager, Clinical Associate, and Clerical Associate) and expanded Team (family/caregiver, internal, and community -based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient driven care plan for life. The PACT RN is a member of the Teamlet team. H/She is responsible for collaborating with services internal and external to the VA to facilitate care transition to effectively meet the patients' needs. The PACT RN provides patient and family health education with a focus on self-management, prevention, and wellness, based on the patient's personalized health plan/goals. The PACT RN demonstrates leadership by serving as an advocate for patients, and a team leader with colleagues as she/he continues to enhance his/her own and the team's professional growth, development, and practice. He/she possesses the knowledge and skills to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a
collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting to facilitate the effective care of patients. Within the framework of the nursing process and through highly developed clinical expertise, the RN can assess, monitor, and treat patient responses to life threatening health problems. He/she is responsible for collaboration with administrative and clinical staff in actively managing and planning for actual and potential needs of patient population groups.

Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards
Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year)
Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA
Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement)
Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory

Work Schedule: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm or 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday thru Friday
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Recruitment Incentive Authorized
EDRP Authorized: Contact the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance.
Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: VA Central Texas Health Care System, Austin , Registered Nurse - PACT B - EDRP and Recruitment Incentive Authorized - Austin, Texas - Med Surg, Human Resources , Austin, Texas

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