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2018-07-102018-08-19

Nurse Practitioner - Hematology/Oncology (Chemotherapy Unit)

Portland, OR
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Summary
Duties

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating patient care with Hematology/Oncology physicians to manage primary Hematology/Oncology diagnoses
  • Obtaining a health and medical history
  • Perform disease focused physical exams
  • Formulate appropriate secondary diagnoses based on history, physical examination and clinical findings including toxicity evaluation
  • Implement and evaluate appropriate plans of care for hematology and oncology patients
  • Manage symptoms related to treatments, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, according to VA policy, VA formulary and State regulations
  • Obtain consents for treatment and provide comprehensive chemotherapy and biotherapy patient/family education
  • Assist with the management of Short Stay patients by providing consents for treatment, ordering blood products, IV hydration, and other pharmacologic treatments
  • Assist with telephone triage within the Hematology/Oncology service
  • Refer and coordinate with other health professionals and community agencies (home infusion, radiation, and hospice, and Skilled Nursing Facilities) to manage patient needs
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:30pm or Tuesday - Friday 7:00am-5:30pm (compressed tour)
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
graph of estimated pay ranges
$100,553
$145,769
Job Details
Application Open Date
7/7/2018

Application Close Date
8/6/2018
Organization
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Who May Apply
None

Status
None


  • More About VAOpen More About VA SectionClose More About VA Section
    • Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.

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

      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.

      United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

      VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.

      Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.

      If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.

  • QualificationsOpen Qualifications SectionClose Qualifications Section
    • Basic Requirements:
      • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only 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. OR 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) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an approved school of professional nursing.
      • Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a Nurse Practitioner in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. NP license in the State of Oregon will be required prior to appointment to the position.
      • Meets Physical requirements as outlined below
      • Must be proficient in spoken and written English
      • Must possess a master's degree from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE
      • Must have full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body, in the specialty of Hematology/Oncology.
      Preferred Experience:
      • Three years Oncology or Internal Medicine experience
      Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
      • 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.
      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.

      Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 lbs), Moderate Carrying (15-44 lbs), Straight pulling (1 hour), Pushing (1-2 hours), Reaching above shoulder, use of fingers, both hands required, walking (4 hours), standing (4-8 hours), kneeling (1 hour), repeated bending (2 hours), both legs required (prosthetic or equivalent permitted), ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" Jaeger 1 to 4, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, depth perception, ability to distinguish basic colors, hearing (aid permitted), mental and emotional stability.
  • BenefitsOpen Benefits SectionClose Benefits Section
  • 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 full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 08/06/2018 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 USA JOBS 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 USA JOBS 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 USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS 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: CBCA-10230251-18-BAK

      Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:

      • Coordinating patient care with Hematology/Oncology physicians to manage primary Hematology/Oncology diagnoses
      • Obtaining a health and medical history
      • Perform disease focused physical exams
      • Formulate appropriate secondary diagnoses based on history, physical examination and clinical findings including toxicity evaluation
      • Implement and evaluate appropriate plans of care for hematology and oncology patients
      • Manage symptoms related to treatments, including pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, according to VA policy, VA formulary and State regulations
      • Obtain consents for treatment and provide comprehensive chemotherapy and biotherapy patient/family education
      • Assist with the management of Short Stay patients by providing consents for treatment, ordering blood products, IV hydration, and other pharmacologic treatments
      • Assist with telephone triage within the Hematology/Oncology service
      • Refer and coordinate with other health professionals and community agencies (home infusion, radiation, and hospice, and Skilled Nursing Facilities) to manage patient needs
      Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:30pm or Tuesday - Friday 7:00am-5:30pm (compressed tour)
      Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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 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.

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Department of Veterans Affairs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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