Ambulatory Care/Extended Care RN - (BTL VA ECHS AC/EC.20) MULTIPLE COLORADO LOCATIONS
BTL Technologies, Inc.
MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN COLORADO
Job Type Full-time Job Title Ambulatory Care/Extended Care RN Job Description
The Veterans Administration Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) is part of America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at various health care facilities, including medical centers and outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics). Nationwide, the VA serves 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.
Work under this contract will be performed at all Eastern Colorado Healthcare System (ECHS) access points including Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) and Community Living Centers (CLC) in numerous locations in Denver, Aurora, Lakewood, Golden, LaJunta, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Alamosa, Salida, Lamar, Burlington and Ft. Carson.
*This Position Is Contingent upon Contract Award*
Provide comprehensive nursing care within the professional scope of practice for a variety of diagnoses for adult medical, surgical, and geriatric patients. Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
Conduct initial assessment on patients; develop nursing care plans based on identified patient needs, coordinate with ancillary services to assure provision of care, document all plans, assessments and care provided.
Coordinate care between services, assists the patient/family with resources needed based on patient's needs, places orders per protocol, promotes access with non-face to face visits as appropriate e.g. telephone and secure messaging, triage patient calls and walk ins.
Administer oxygen, IV fluids, N antibiotics, prescribed medications and other medications in accordance with VA policy.
Observe and assess patients' clinical condition, recognize and promptly report significant changes indicative of complications.
Initiate resuscitative measures in emergency situations.
Operate and monitor specialized equipment including, but not limited to: oxygen, various types of suction apparatus, infusion equipment, and patient controlled analgesia pumps (PCA), sequential compression devices and vital sign monitors.
Make nursing care assignments for various skill levels of professional and assistive personnel as assigned.
Ensure that all JC standards for professional nursing care are met during performance of care.
Complete appropriate medical record forms in compliance with VA guidelines and policies on each patient.
Verify the content and correctness of all recorded entries in the patient record. All documentation/records /reports must meet or exceed established VA standards to include, but not limited to: timeliness, legibility, accuracy, content and signature. The outpatient record shall be completed the same day the patient is seen.
Demonstrate sensitivity to cultural diversity, race, gender, and others individual differences in the workforce, in the Veteran population and in the Community.
Other duties, as assigned.
A diploma, Associates Degree (AD) or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an NLN (National League for Nursing) accredited program, college or university. (BSN preferred)
Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN) in any State.
Have been actively practicing as a registered nurse in an acute or long-term setting for at least the last one year.
Be capable of providing complex and comprehensive nursing care for adult medical and surgical patients.
Have and maintain current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification.
Have no health or physical disability restrictions that interfere with the performance of assigned duties.
Have documented training and skills verification.
Must be a US citizen.
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Location Alamosa, CO - Alamosa, CO 81101 US Aurora, CO - Aurora, CO 80010 US Burlington, CO - Burlington, CO 80807 US Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO 80820 US (Primary) Denver, Colorado - Denver, CO US Ft. Carson, CO - Ft. Carson, CO 80902 US Golden, CO - Golden, CO 80401 US LaJunta, CO - LaJunta, CO 81050 US Lakewood, CO - Lakewood, CO 80123 US Lamar, CO - LaMar, CO 81052 US Pueblo, CO - Pueblo, CO 81001 US Salida, CO - Salida, CO 81201 US Category Medical
Through specialization in medical, information technology, and professional services, BTL Technologies Inc., provides world-class excellence and proven experience in workforce solutions.
By acquiring technologically-savvy and experienced team members who embrace our core values of Quality, Flexibility, Integrity, Transparency and Honesty, BTL is able to supplement our clients’ personnel needs with talented, engaged professionals. Founded by a military veteran in 2006, with a company size of over 100 employees, BTL boasts more than 150 years of combined military experience.
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