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 Duties include but not limited to the following: Overseeing the provision of nursing care to clinic patients, assuring the completion of preventative health screens and subsequent interventions, and the administrations of intravenous therapies and treatments (e.g., chemotherapy). The complex needs of the Hematology/Oncology patient and their families require specialized nursing knowledge and skill to achieve optimal outcomes. He/she has intuitive grasp of hematological and oncological disorders and how to effectively manage an active clinic. The Hematology/Oncology Clinic RN provides case management services, completion of medication administration to patients, completion of patient and family education regarding hematological and oncological disorders. He/she provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the adult or elderly patient and family's diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity, and rights. The Hematology/Oncology Clinic Nurse focuses on problems, initiates referrals to other disciplines and/or services as appropriate. He/she accurately documents in the medical record patient findings, assessments, and fare provided. He/she effectively functions independently as the Charge Nurse in an assignment managing the care of a group of patients and caregivers. He/she assigns staff to provide care based on staff competencies and identifies priorities to ensure safe and effective patients care. He/she demonstrates and/or verbalizes correct responses to emergencies as well as initiates effective action in emergencies. The Hematology/Oncology Clinic RN demonstrates understanding of infection control precautions appropriate for the patient population. Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday 8 hour shifts Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required EDRP Authorized: Contact Rudy.Pearson@va.gov, the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized
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