This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP). If selected, you are encouraged to apply for this award program and must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VA Policy 1021. Award amount is determined after review of a complete EDRP application and supporting documentation and final approval by the Under Secretary for Health or designated official. *Transcripts (official / unofficial) MUST be submitted by each applicant to meet basic qualifications of this position. GI Nurse supervises all Endoscopy Unit operations and reports to the Nurse Manager, Specialty Clinics, professional and clinical oversight is provided by the Office of the Nurse Executive. He/she is accountable for adhering to established policies, standards of care and standards of practice; demonstrating leadership and accomplishments in developing and implementing programs to improve the delivery of patient care; and the administration, management, supervision and evaluation of both patient care and personnel assigned to his/her designated clinical area. He/she provides appropriate care for Veterans ranging in age from 18 through the geriatric years, taking into consideration diagnosis and physical, psychosocial, spiritual, and cultural needs. He/she demonstrates, promotes, creates and ensures a culturally diverse workforce in which the values and needs of all individuals are respected. He/she supports an environment that fosters employees to perform to their full individual potential. May be responsible for triaging calls from Veterans and carry a pager. Will cross-cover to Medical-Surgical Specialty Clinics as necessary. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday / Days Compressed/Flexible: Not Authorized Telework: Not Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position Relocation & Travel Incentives: Not Authorized Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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.