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Registered Nurse-BHS BHIP-EDRP Approved - El Paso, Texas - Med Surg

Company: El Paso VA Clinic
Location: El Paso
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-BHS BHIP-EDRP Approved - El Paso, Texas

This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT & will remain open until December 29, 2023 or until all positions are filled. The first cut-off date is March 07, 2023. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on a as-needed basis until positions are filled.

Applicants will remain active for 3 months after their initial application is received and/or updated. After that time, you must update your application through your USAJobs account if you would like to be made active again for possible consideration during the open period.

The registered nurse BHS - BHIP provides care and counseling of persons or in the promotion and maintenance of health and prevention of illness and injury based upon the nursing process which includes systematic data gathering, assessment, appropriate nursing judgment, and evaluation of human responses. The nurse's primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group, or community (ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses). "Professional nursing" means the performance of an act that requires substantial specialized judgment and skill, the proper performance of which is based on knowledge and application of the principles of biological, physical, and social science as acquired by a completed course in an approved school of professional nursing(Texas Board of Nursing).

The registered nurse assigned to the mental health team functions as part of interdisciplinary treatment teams providing care for outpatient mental health patients. Assignment can also be made to a specialty service team within mental health. Mental health provides the following services: Group Programming, Evidence-Based Treatments, Tele-mental Health, Medication Management, Couples and Family Counseling, Psychological Assessment and other mental health services.

The RN BHS-BHIP demonstrates leadership, experience and creative approaches to the assessment treatment planning and management of the complex mental health needs of these patients.

The responsibilities of the RN BHS-BHIP include but are not limited to:

  • Providing risk assessment and triage services for patients seeking access to mental health services.
  • Discuss abnormal results with referring provider and communicate normal lab results to patient or caregiver.
  • Monitors telephone calls and identify potential emergencies; coordinate patient care with other facilities and agencies; provide.
  • Direct nursing care to individuals and groups of patients in accordance with the policies of the EPVAHCS.


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    Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:

    EDRP Authorized

    Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

    Financial Disclosure Report:

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