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2017-11-282017-12-30

The following is a list of skills and characteristics that are essential attributes of this assignment:

a. A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Degree must be from a program accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

b. Minimum of 2-3-year recent long term care nursing experience is preferred.

c. Previous experience with Rehabilitation and skilled nursing Care patients preferred.

d. Ability to work in a self-directed manner, collaborating and coordinating with health care professionals outside of nursing service as required.

e. Knowledge of and functional in basic computer operations and proficiency in keyboarding, Excel, Word, etc.

f. Effective oral and written communication skills, ability to tactfully deal with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

g. Must be self-directed and comfortable working independently, but able to function effectively as a team member.

h. Does require direct patient care as part of duties.

i. Effective communication skills and tact in dealing with patients, families and staff.

j. Must have physical capabilities to initiate crisis intervention measures and the ability and knowledge to perform in nursing care emergencies

k. Must be able to cross train and assist in other patient care areas requiring nursing coverage.

Some Duties include:

a. Establish Nursing Care Plans; Participate in Care Conferences / Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, and others as assigned and ensure its implementation.

b. Assist with Competencies and Skills Check offs, Staff education on MDS in collaboration with Staff development specialist and MDS coordinators.

c. Completes assigned MDS sections and communicates information, changes to plan of care, RUGS, etc. to the MDS coordinator.

Tours of duty: 0800 1630, Monday Friday with rotating weekends.

Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position

***Please go to the "Required Documents" section of the announcement to ensure you have submitted all required/applicable documentation***








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$54,423

$118,991





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/22/2017



Application Close Date

12/4/2017




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

    • 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

    • Minimum Qualifications:

      1. Citizen of the United States.

      2. 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 (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.

      3. Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia.

      4. Must be proficient in spoken and written English.

      NOTE: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.

      Experience as a RN will be evaluated to determine if the experience is of an acceptable level of quality with regard to the following four dimensions of nursing: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration and Scientific Inquiry. Each dimension of practice has criteria that demonstrate essential core competencies for VHA Nursing Personnel. The criteria are as follows: Practice: practice, ethics and resource utilization, Professional Development: performance, education/career development, Collaboration; collaboration, collegiality, Scientific Inquiry: quality of care, research. Education/Experience Requirements:

      Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, no experience.

      Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of experience, or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field and no experience; or a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) and no experience.

      Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of experience; or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of experience; or a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of experience; or a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no experience.

      Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of experience; or ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years' experience; or a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years' experience; or a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no experience.

      Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years' experience or Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years' experience.

      Preferred Experience: Baccalaureate degree in nursing and a minimum of three years professional (RN) nursing experience.

      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; religious; 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.

      IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.

      Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-6 NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARD




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

      Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Federal Employees earn annual leave at a rate (4, 6 or 8 hours per pay period) which is based on the number of years they have served as a Federal employee.




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

    • Your application, rsum and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.

      All applicants are encouraged to apply online.

      To apply for this position, you must complete theView 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) onMonday, December 04, 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: AH-18-CLH-2024831-BU




      The following is a list of skills and characteristics that are essential attributes of this assignment:

      a. A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Degree must be from a program accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

      b. Minimum of 2-3-year recent long term care nursing experience is preferred.

      c. Previous experience with Rehabilitation and skilled nursing Care patients preferred.

      d. Ability to work in a self-directed manner, collaborating and coordinating with health care professionals outside of nursing service as required.

      e. Knowledge of and functional in basic computer operations and proficiency in keyboarding, Excel, Word, etc.

      f. Effective oral and written communication skills, ability to tactfully deal with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

      g. Must be self-directed and comfortable working independently, but able to function effectively as a team member.

      h. Does require direct patient care as part of duties.

      i. Effective communication skills and tact in dealing with patients, families and staff.

      j. Must have physical capabilities to initiate crisis intervention measures and the ability and knowledge to perform in nursing care emergencies

      k. Must be able to cross train and assist in other patient care areas requiring nursing coverage.

      Some Duties include:

      a. Establish Nursing Care Plans; Participate in Care Conferences / Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, and others as assigned and ensure its implementation.

      b. Assist with Competencies and Skills Check offs, Staff education on MDS in collaboration with Staff development specialist and MDS coordinators.

      c. Completes assigned MDS sections and communicates information, changes to plan of care, RUGS, etc. to the MDS coordinator.

      Tours of duty: 0800 1630, Monday Friday with rotating weekends.

      Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position

      ***Please go to the "Required Documents" section of the announcement to ensure you have submitted all required/applicable documentation***







Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Managed Care
  • Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • Therapy - Others

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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