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2017-12-012018-01-09

Registered Nurse (ENT Surgical Coordinator)

Minneapolis, MN

RN ENT Coordinator

Specialty Care

Full-Time M-F

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The role of the Surgery Specialty Care Surgery Coordinator is to provide excellent care across the continuum throughout the perioperative period for surgical and specialty care patients who are undergoing ENT procedures. The surgery coordinator's main function is to coordinate services within the clinic and to ensure patients are prepared for surgery. The incumbent assists in planning, establishing, and implementing processes, policies and procedures according to VHA directives, JC requirements and organizational goals.

FUNCTIONS OR SCOPE OF ASSIGNED DUTIES

Facilitates patient care throughout the perioperative continuum

Coordinates consults from referral case manager and referring providers, ensuring timely access to clinic according to the Consult and Scheduling Directives

Provides perioperative education for patients and family members

Coordinates care between services and sends appropriate consults as needed between primary care, pulmonary medicine, cardiology, PT, prosthetics, dietician, social work, and the anesthesia department

Makes appropriate referrals to Public Health for pre and postoperative follow up

Acts as an internal and external expert/resource throughout the continuum

Ensures all appropriate information has been obtained for surgery and ensures preparation for surgery is complete

Completes pre-operative education and reinforces as needed

Communicates plan of care to other disciplines and across the continuum

Participates surgical resident orientation and education

Telephone triage: acts as the resource/contact person for surgical patients from consult through rehabilitation

Promotes continuous improvements

Promotes efficient and cost-effective care

Is an advocate for patients and their families

Fosters a team effort of patient care

Other duties as assigned








graph of estimated pay ranges
$68,010

$112,938





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/28/2017



Application Close Date

12/18/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

United States Citizens



Status

Full Time




























  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section

    • It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.

      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.

      This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.




  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section

    • BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
      • U.S. citizenship. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
      • Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State-accrediting agency and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant: The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
        • The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit the certificate of professional nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6)
        • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.
        • English proficiency, verbal and written.

      Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
      • Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience.
      • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing practice/experience.
      • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
      • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience.

      Preferred Experience: Some positions require specific nursing experience and this is detailed in the duty section of the announcement.

      Experience refers to paidnursing experience. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, includingLPN experience.






  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section

    • VA offers a comprehensive benefits package. This link provides an overview of the benefits currently offered: http://www.vacareers.va.gov/why-choose-va/benefits/index.asp.

      Annual leave (AL) shall accrue for full-timeRN, CRNA & APRNat the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period. AL can be used as it is accrued depending on sufficient staffing and seniority.

      Sick Leave (SL) shall accrue for full-time RN, CRNA, & APRN at the rate of4 hours for each full biweekly pay period.

      Guaranteed shifts

      Free parking, free city transportation, on-site daycare.

      Retirement programs including Pension Plan, Retired Employees Health Care Plan, Thrift Savings Plan.





  • How To ApplyOpen How To Apply SectionClose How To Apply Section

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online.
      The complete application package must be submitted by 10:59 PM (EST) on Monday, December 18, 2017 to receive consideration.

      1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USAJOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.

      2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.

      NOTE: It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.

      To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, https://my.usajobs.gov/Account/Login, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process.

      To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.




  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: 1


      Job Position: VU-18-PSS-2025447-BU




      RN ENT Coordinator

      Specialty Care

      Full-Time M-F

      GENERAL DESCRIPTION

      The role of the Surgery Specialty Care Surgery Coordinator is to provide excellent care across the continuum throughout the perioperative period for surgical and specialty care patients who are undergoing ENT procedures. The surgery coordinator's main function is to coordinate services within the clinic and to ensure patients are prepared for surgery. The incumbent assists in planning, establishing, and implementing processes, policies and procedures according to VHA directives, JC requirements and organizational goals.

      FUNCTIONS OR SCOPE OF ASSIGNED DUTIES

      Facilitates patient care throughout the perioperative continuum

      Coordinates consults from referral case manager and referring providers, ensuring timely access to clinic according to the Consult and Scheduling Directives

      Provides perioperative education for patients and family members

      Coordinates care between services and sends appropriate consults as needed between primary care, pulmonary medicine, cardiology, PT, prosthetics, dietician, social work, and the anesthesia department

      Makes appropriate referrals to Public Health for pre and postoperative follow up

      Acts as an internal and external expert/resource throughout the continuum

      Ensures all appropriate information has been obtained for surgery and ensures preparation for surgery is complete

      Completes pre-operative education and reinforces as needed

      Communicates plan of care to other disciplines and across the continuum

      Participates surgical resident orientation and education

      Telephone triage: acts as the resource/contact person for surgical patients from consult through rehabilitation

      Promotes continuous improvements

      Promotes efficient and cost-effective care

      Is an advocate for patients and their families

      Fosters a team effort of patient care

      Other duties as assigned







Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Cardiology
  • Management
  • CRNA
  • Therapy - Others
  • Dietary / Food Services

Best Care / Best Careers

To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan." These words, spoken by Abraham Lincoln during his Second Inaugural Address, reflect the philosophy and principles that guide VA in everything we do, and are the focus of our endeavors to serve our Nation's veterans and their families.

 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has one of the most diverse, challenging, and rewarding missions in the United States Government. We strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans and their families today and in the future.

VA manages one of the largest health care systems in the world and the nation's leading employer of registered nurses. Nurses in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) are engaged in a variety of roles and have multiple opportunities for career and professional development. The VHA provides veterans and their dependents with many other services such as benefits and education, and also provides burial benefits.

Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans' benefits and customer satisfaction. We can provide you with challenging, interesting, meaningful work to care for the veterans who have risked their lives to protect our freedom.

 As the Department of Veterans Affairs heads into the 21st century, we will strive to meet the needs of the Nation's veterans today and tomorrow. We are a more customer-focused organization, functioning as "One-VA" and delivering seamless service to our customers.

We benchmark our service with the best in business. We use innovative means and high technology to deliver "World-Class Customer Service". We foster partnerships with our customers and stakeholders, making them part of the decision-making process.

Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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