Nursing - VA Northern California Health Care System
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VA Northern California Health Care System

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Nursing

[BANNER] VA: Excellence

NURSING AT VA

Nurses are at the heart of our world-class, patient-centered standard of care. Day in and day out, they go the extra mile to make a lasting difference in the lives of our Veterans and their families.

As part of Patient Aligned Care Teams (PACTs), nurses play a crucial role in Veterans’ long-term, holistic health. They work collaboratively across disciplines and treatment settings with a designated medical team—and other community resources—to help coordinate the full spectrum of patient care. And they do it all with a gentle humility and patience that keeps Veterans’ spirits lifted.


The VA Northern California Health Care System Nursing Service provide

•  Quality patient care
•  Promotes wellness
•  Educates health care professionals
•  Health-related research

Services Offered

The scope of service offered by Nursing includes the following:

•  Appropriate and timely assessment of patients' clinical needs
•  Provision of care in an appropriate setting
•  Discharge planning
•  Appropriate referral or transfer of patients for provision of continued care

Levels of care provided include:

•  Individualized, planned and appropriate care that supports patient and family care, treatment, rehabilitation goals and other needs
•  Monitoring of response to outcomes of care, treatment, and rehabilitation
•  Physical, psychological, and social status assessment
•  Integration with treatments provided by other inpatient services
•  Your ability to participate and provide input into the care you receive

Click here for information about the VA Northern California Health Care system Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency Program.

Contact Info

Location

  • Sacramento VAMC
    Martinez OPC

Contact Number(s)

  • 916-843-7000

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00am - 4:30pm