12 days old
2017-11-282017-12-28

RN Staff Nurse (Outpatient/HPACT)

Los Angeles, CA

The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is seeking to hire aRN - Staff Nurse(Outpatient)for Community Engagement and Reintegration Services (CERS), Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT). The H-PACT program was established to provide a coordinated "medical home" specifically tailored to the needs of Homeless Veterans. This position will be located atB402 - West Los Angeles, CA. TheStaff Nurseis a registered nurse who utilizes the nursing process to assess, coordinate, facilitate and deliver nursing care for patients utilizing the nursing process. TheStaff Nurse provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families and is accountable for adhering to established policies for standards of care and standards of practice. Major duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Demonstrates leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning;

Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes;

Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities;

Systematically evaluates current practice, and formulates outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise;

Guides, develops, and supports staff from a leadership perspective; and

Uses professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or services.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 hour shifts

Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse - Outpatient








graph of estimated pay ranges
$72,684

$124,325





Job Details



Application Open Date

11/16/2017



Application Close Date

11/29/2017




Organization

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



Who May Apply

U.S. Citizens. Non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.



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

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





  • 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.

      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.

      Receiving Service Credit for Earning Annual (Vacation) Leave: Title 38 Registered Nurses employed by the Veterans Affairs earn annual leave at a rate of8 hours per pay period and earn sick leave at a rate of 4 hours per pay period.

      VA may offer newly-appointed Federal employees credit for their job-related non-federal experience or active duty uniformed military service. This credited service can be used in determining the rate at which they earn annual leave.





  • 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, November 29, 2017 to received 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.

      This announcement is for an immediate opening. Candidates notified of tentative selection will be required to complete a physical examination, background investigation to include fingerprinting, and VetPro credentialing. For all requirements, additional information may be required and candidates will be provided one to five business days to meet these requirements. For tentative selectees who fail to report for a physical, fail to submit additional information regarding the physical, fail to complete the on-line background investigation and/or submit the signature pages required to complete the investigation within the five day period may have their name removed from further consideration for this vacancy. These candidates may apply for future vacancies as they are posted on USAJobs.





  • Additional DetailsOpen Additional Details SectionClose Additional Details Section

    • Series: 0610-Nurse


      Job Pay Type: Per Year


      Job Openings: 1


      Job Position: RN-18-LMO-2023750-T38-BU




      The VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) is seeking to hire aRN - Staff Nurse(Outpatient)for Community Engagement and Reintegration Services (CERS), Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (H-PACT). The H-PACT program was established to provide a coordinated "medical home" specifically tailored to the needs of Homeless Veterans. This position will be located atB402 - West Los Angeles, CA. TheStaff Nurseis a registered nurse who utilizes the nursing process to assess, coordinate, facilitate and deliver nursing care for patients utilizing the nursing process. TheStaff Nurse provides direct and indirect nursing care to patients and families and is accountable for adhering to established policies for standards of care and standards of practice. Major duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

      Demonstrates leading and organizing delivery of care to assure continuity of care and peer accountability for practice, including access to care and discharge planning;

      Uses advanced clinical knowledge/judgment to promote staff involvement in planning, decision-making, and evaluating outcomes;

      Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities;

      Systematically evaluates current practice, and formulates outcomes for groups of patients and/or organizational processes within an area of expertise;

      Guides, develops, and supports staff from a leadership perspective; and

      Uses professional standards of care, scientific evidence, and practice to evaluate programs and/or services.

      Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 hour shifts

      Functional Statement Title: Registered Nurse - Outpatient







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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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