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Registered Nurse-Ascend RRTP - Aurora, Colorado - Med Surg

Company: Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center
Location: Aurora
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse-Ascend RRTP - Aurora, Colorado

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At the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, our expert health care teams focus on your needs and the needs of other Veterans, your families, and caregivers. Eastern Colorado Health Care System is a major interdisciplinary teaching facility with service-lines serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients, with a Level Ill Emergency Department, and multiple community-based outpatient clinics (CBOC).VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package:

Ascend post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) is an eight-week residential program for the treatment of PSTD serving both men and women located in Aurora, CO. The Mission of Ascend RRTP is to help Veterans with PTSD improve their coping skills and adapt to life after psychological trauma via specific evidence-based approaches and recovery-oriented treatment.

The focus of the Ascend PTSD RRTP RN is to provide opportunities for Veterans to learn and practice evidence-based strategies and coping skills that will allow participants to build a sense of mastery as they progress along their path of recovery.

Major duties include creating and maintaining a safe and collaborative environment, participating in interdisciplinary team meetings (including treatment planning), providing conflict resolution, administering nursing assessments, demonstrating interpersonal interactions, providing direct and clear communication, empowering Veterans and staff, offering holistic wellness education, providing crisis management, and creating emotional safety for others. Trauma-informed and recovery oriented care modalities are provided via groups and by addressing Veteran specific needs.

Care modalities focus on:

  • Anxiety,
  • Depression,
  • Hypervigilance and numbing,
  • Family engagement,
  • Communication skills,
  • Substance abuse,
  • Stress,
  • Anger management, and
  • Skills for addressing instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs)

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