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2017-12-012018-01-09

Registered Nurse -Nurse Manager -7A Bartter Clinical Research Unit/Special Diagnostic Treatment Unit

San Antonio, TX

Nurse Manager, Bartter Clinical Research Unit/Special Diagnostic Treatment Unit

The Bartter Clinical Research Unit (BCRU)/Special Diagnostic Treatment Unit (SDTU) is seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) to lead and facilitate a busy inpatient/outpatient unit capable of carrying out phase I-phase IV research protocols as well as diagnostic testing. The unit serves a diverse patient population that includes both Veterans and non-Veterans and closely collaborates with university affiliates. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to continue a 30+ year tradition of clinical research and expand traditional roles to meet the research mission of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. The selected Nurse Manager will collaborate with various interdisciplinary teams and various service lines to negotiate the successful implementation of approved clinical trials.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nurse Manager for 7A BCRU/SDTU is responsible for the provision of safe patient care for a variety of patients undergoing research related interventions as well as Veterans undergoing diagnostic testing. The NM will have the oversight and accountability of physical and human resources, staff selection and development, program development to include policies, interdisciplinary standards of care and operating procedures with the interdisciplinary team. As a registered nurse, you are also responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidenced-based nursing standards of practice. You will serve as a role model in the delivery of comprehensive patient and family care and the resolution of issues. One goal that nursing service has identified is the pursuit of pathway to excellence (PTE) designation and the successful NM will be expected to support the qualities of PTE leaders. Additionally, STX embraces ICARE core values and it is an expectation that leaders model such essential values. The Nurse Manager is responsible to the Chief Nurse for Nursing Education.

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday(7:00am-4:30pm)

*Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed

*Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse I-III








graph of estimated pay ranges
$56,959

$124,245





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/30/2017



Application Close Date

12/12/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

US Citizens and Status Candidates



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.

      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/Education:

      -Certification in related field is preferred

      -Completion of a Master's degree in Nursing or related field with a BSN is preferred

      -Evidence of recent successful nursing leadership/management within the past 5 years. Additionally, experience in successful nursing practice working with moderate sedation, critical care to include emergency department and Short-stay unit area is preferred

      Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer 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 shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.




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

    • All applicants are encouraged to apply online.

      To apply for this position, you must complete the View Occupational Questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below.

      The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (EST) on Tuesday, December 12, 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: VHA-671-18-YG-2025678




      Nurse Manager, Bartter Clinical Research Unit/Special Diagnostic Treatment Unit

      The Bartter Clinical Research Unit (BCRU)/Special Diagnostic Treatment Unit (SDTU) is seeking a Nurse Manager (NM) to lead and facilitate a busy inpatient/outpatient unit capable of carrying out phase I-phase IV research protocols as well as diagnostic testing. The unit serves a diverse patient population that includes both Veterans and non-Veterans and closely collaborates with university affiliates. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to continue a 30+ year tradition of clinical research and expand traditional roles to meet the research mission of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System. The selected Nurse Manager will collaborate with various interdisciplinary teams and various service lines to negotiate the successful implementation of approved clinical trials.

      RESPONSIBILITIES: The Nurse Manager for 7A BCRU/SDTU is responsible for the provision of safe patient care for a variety of patients undergoing research related interventions as well as Veterans undergoing diagnostic testing. The NM will have the oversight and accountability of physical and human resources, staff selection and development, program development to include policies, interdisciplinary standards of care and operating procedures with the interdisciplinary team. As a registered nurse, you are also responsible for contributing to the establishment and implementation of evidenced-based nursing standards of practice. You will serve as a role model in the delivery of comprehensive patient and family care and the resolution of issues. One goal that nursing service has identified is the pursuit of pathway to excellence (PTE) designation and the successful NM will be expected to support the qualities of PTE leaders. Additionally, STX embraces ICARE core values and it is an expectation that leaders model such essential values. The Nurse Manager is responsible to the Chief Nurse for Nursing Education.

      Work Schedule: Monday-Friday(7:00am-4:30pm)

      *Relocation expenses will not be reimbursed

      *Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse I-III







Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • CRNA
  • Nursing - Management
  • Therapy - Others
  • Emergency Medicine

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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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