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VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Recruitment is open for one full-time Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse. The individual selected for this position will be accountable to the Chief Nurse/Medicine and Sub-Acute Care. Regular tour of duty is 7:30 am to 4:00 pm with rotating weekends as necessary to meet patient care needs.
Must meet qualification requirements as identified in the VA Handbook 5005 Part II, Chapter 3; be a US citizen, have full, active and unrestricted licensure as a professional nurse in any state. Must be able to physically and mentally perform the functions of the position.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
a. Provide consultation services to the health care team regarding the management of pressure ulcers and complex wounds.
b. Provide education for patients and staff regarding diagnosis, treatment and expected outcomes for patients with pressure ulcers or complex wounds.
c. Participate in the discharge planning of the patient with pressure ulcers or complex wounds.
d. Apply research based interventions and document outcome data for these interventions.
e. Participate in the development and provision of informal/formal educational programs for the health care team related to pressure ulcers and complex wounds.
f. Assist in the collection of performance improvement data to include prevalence and incidence data related to pressure ulcers and complex wounds and the promotion of tracking/trending at the unit/medical center level.
Application Close Date
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Who May Apply
United States Citizens