12 days old
2017-11-282018-01-08

RN Staff Nurse (Open Continuous Announcement)

Clovis, NM 88101

We have positions in the Community Living Center, Medical Surgical Units, Float Pool, and Outpatient Clinics for the Amarillo VA Healthcare System. The nurse will be responsible and accountable for the day-to-day managementof patients. This nurse demonstrates a sustained high level of clinical practice, skills to provide patient care.Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to participate in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

Work Schedule: Multiple
Functional Statement: Registered Nurse/000000
No financial report is required
This position is an AFGE bargaining unit position.

Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Not authorized.

The salary range listed in the vacancy announcement are estimates only. The Nurse Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

This is an open continuous announcement that will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies for this agency.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.








graph of estimated pay ranges
$54,252

$108,559





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/25/2017



Application Close Date

2/28/2018




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

US Citizens and Status Candidates



Status

Multiple Schedules




























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

    • 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.

      Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.

      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.

      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 Language Proficiency. RNs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English.

      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 an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years 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 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience.

      Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.

      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, 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 is 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, at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.

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





  • 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 Wednesday, February 28, 2018 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: Few


      Job Position: SE-18-2025260-BU-OCA




      We have positions in the Community Living Center, Medical Surgical Units, Float Pool, and Outpatient Clinics for the Amarillo VA Healthcare System. The nurse will be responsible and accountable for the day-to-day managementof patients. This nurse demonstrates a sustained high level of clinical practice, skills to provide patient care.Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to participate in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.

      Work Schedule: Multiple
      Functional Statement: Registered Nurse/000000
      No financial report is required
      This position is an AFGE bargaining unit position.

      Recruitment/Relocation Incentives: Not authorized.

      The salary range listed in the vacancy announcement are estimates only. The Nurse Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will review the selected candidate's education and experience and recommend the step at which the candidate will be placed. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate.

      This is an open continuous announcement that will be used to fill immediate and future vacancies for this agency.
      This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies.







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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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RN Staff Nurse (Open Continuous Announcement)

VA Medical Center
Clovis, NM 88101

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