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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 The incumbent practices as a Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse (RN) within the Inpatient and Emergency Services Division (IESD) located on the Portland Campus. Knowledge and skills with cardiac telemetry monitoring is required. Based on education and experience, may be assigned responsibilities as a preceptor or charge nurse. Units within IESD include: 5D: 5D is a neurology and general medicine unit. Patient populations include: CBA, neurological disorders, spinal surgery, seizure telemetry, cardiac telemetry, head and neck disorders, CNS tumors, ventilator dependent patients, and other complex medical conditions. 6D: 6D is a medical unit specializing in general medicine and hematology/oncology, including cardiac telemetry and chemotherapy. Patient populations include: cancer, AIDS, GI conditions, liver disease, and COPD. 8D: 8D is a medical/surgical unit specializing in cardiac monitoring, women's health care and peritoneal dialysis. 9C: 9C is surgical unit specializing in vascular and urology surgical specialties. 9D: 9D is a surgical unit specializing in all surgical specialties, cardiac telemetry, and kidney and liver transplantation. Patient populations include: all VAPORHCS surgical specialties and subspecialties and pre-and post-transplant care. Work Schedule: Variable tours including nights, weekends and holidays. Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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