Registered Nurse (RN) - Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Fort Belvoir, VA 22060

Job Category: Nurse Job Number: 4048

Job Description

Currently recruiting a Registered Nurse (RN) - Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia to provide care to Active Duty heroes, their families, and retirees at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. Services will be required M - F, between the hours of 0630 -2030. Services will be required on Federal holidays.


The Contract Register Nurse shall perform the following procedures, as required, and in strict compliance with standing orders and protocols set forth by the MTF to include, but will not necessarily be limited to the following:
  • Shall perform essentially the same duties as those required of any military or government civil service registered nurse of similar experience and in similar duty assignments working with new-born to geriatric patients. The duties shall consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performs a full range of nursing duties to include functioning independently as charge nurse in the absence of the Head Nurse.
  • Obtains initial health date in relation to the patient s psychosocial and physiological needs through observing and interviewing techniques. Performs on sight and telephone triage for patients with a wide range of medical problems using established protocols.174
  • Demonstrate competence in starting/performing intravenous (IV) access and phlebotomy/blood draw for specimen collection or present certificate of attendance and or certificate of completing IV and phlebotomy class within 3 months of employment.
  • Shall have sufficient experience to be able to perform tasks relative to the neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric population to include the following:
    • Skin, head, eyes, ears, nose, throat, neck, cardiovascular system, pulmonary system, gastrointestinal system, musculoskeletal system, genitourinary system, reproduction system, lymphopoietic system, central nervous system, and endocrine system.
    • Provides educational services to patients and their families for the promotion of health promotion, disease prevention and/or detection of disease.
    • Assist in identifying patient needs and implements plan of cure.
    • Performs in accordance with prevailing standards of care. Perform appropriate assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, reporting and documenting nursing care for neonates to geriatric patients. Diagnose/recognize life threatening conditions and take appropriate actions.
  • Serves as Clinical and Telephone Triage Nurse and in the absence of the Head Nurse assumes Charge duties. Participate in unit level in-services, patient education, and performance improvement programs. Assist in the orientation of newly assigned personnel.
  • Prepares all records and reports as may be required in support of services rendered and as required by MTF s Standard Operating Procedures, Federal Law, or Army Regulation. All written reports/documentation shall be legible and shall be considered property of the government.
  • Carries out Physician, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistants, written and verbal orders and documents in patient s electronic medical record.
  • Assures content and correctness of prepared report and sign document to validate its content.
  • Take part in Clinical Performance Improvement Programs as required to meet the standards of the Joint Commission.
  • Participates in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards and established procedures.
  • Attend and participate in patient care reports, patient care conferences, professional staff conferences and appropriate professional activities only to the extent that such attendance and participation is related to his/her assigned cases and /or performances of contract services as determined by the supervisor.
  • Recognizes signs and symptoms of impeding emergency situations, assesses patient care needs, and institutes emergency nursing measures to include CPR.
  • Utilizes the Composite Health Care System (CHCS), AHLTA (electronic Medical record) and the Ambulatory Data System (ADS). The government is responsible for training the contractor in the use of both systems and other ADP systems implemented in the US Army.
  • Completes additional tasks as assigned by the clinic chief nurse or his/her designated representative.
  • The contract Register Nurse performing services under this contract shall have sufficient skills to perform tasks that may include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:
    • Complete all required paperwork Utilize paraprofessionals as appropriate.
    • Perform documentation and patient care IA- TJC guidelines.
    • The Contractor HCP shall assume additional administrative or clinical duties as requested or needed to ensure sustainment of normal clinic operations and ensure compliance with TJC standards, to include, but not limited to, managing daily schedules, reviewing and dispositioning consults, monitoring appointment utilization and patient access to care, conducting mandatory clinical training, monitoring clinic supplies and equipment, ensuring enforcement of clinic SOPs and standards.
  • Quality Improvement shall include the following responsibilities:
    • Uphold established patient care and practice standards.
    • Review and submit reports as required.
    • May be assigned to other clinics in the FBCH footprint on a temporary basis as needed or for additional on the job training.
    • Participate in all mandatory training.

  • Bachelor s Degree of Nursing from a from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
  • Experience: RNs must have a minimum of one (1) year of medical/surgical nursing experience, as an RN, within the last three years.
  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross
  • Current, unrestricted license from any of the 50 states and U.S. Territories
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen (for access to Government computer systems)

  • Competitive pay
  • 10 days paid time off per year plus 7 sick days per year
  • 11 paid Federal holidays
  • Health & Welfare allowance mostly cover the cost of health insurance, long and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • Dental and vision plans offered, 401(k)


The Arora Group is an award-winning, Joint Commission-certified nationwide healthcare services company that, for almost 30 years, has provided medical care for the men and women who serve our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our mission is to provide world-class care and give our healthcare professionals opportunities to improve their skills, learn from the best, and serve the needs of active duty service members, their families, and veterans.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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