Registered Nurse (Multiple Specialties and Locations)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Hollywood, Florida, Florida
Internal Number: 714359200
Some specialties are eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. 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. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. 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 graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United States, or the District of Columbia. Preferred Experience: Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) Minimum of 2 years (in the area applied) Current BLS/ACLS certification Additional Preferred Experience per Specialty Ambulatory Care RN clinical outpatient or ambulatory care experience Telephone triage experience Experience in Ambulatory Care Setting Specialty Clinic-1 year (Allergy, Gynecology, Dermatology, or Oncology) depending on the specialty of the position. Critical care (PCU/MICU) 2-3 years of RN in critical care experience Surgical intensive care experience including open-heart surgery EKG interpretation and interventions Successful completion and certificate of critical care course Emergency Department 2-3 years experience in Emergency Care Setting BLS, ACLS, PALS certification Certification in area of expertise Proficient in interpreting EKG Geriatrics and Extended Care Rehab experience 2-3 years Med/SURG Rehab certification Medical Surgery/Telemetry 2 years of clinical nursing practice on a medical surgical unit Telemetry training Mental Health Certification in an area of expertise 2-3 years experience in nursing Mental/Behavioral Health Recovery Room (PACU) 2-3 years of recent PACU experience with complex surgical procedure 2-3 years experience in Critical Care Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) BSN preferred SCI/Rehab experience preferred Spinal cord injury/disorder interest or experience in rehabilitation nursing preferred CRRN (Rehabilitation) certification preferred 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 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 and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience. Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required. 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: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. Mechanical inpatient lifts are provided. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations, operative/invasive procedures, or home settings. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements, such as annual TB screening or testing, as a condition of employment. The incumbent who provides care in home settings or other off-site locations may be required to drive and/or ride in GSA-vehicles. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards This is an OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT for Bruce W Carter DVAMC and surrounding CBOCs looking for RNs (Multiple Specialties). It will remain open until 06-23-2023. The initial cut-off date for referral of eligible applications will be 04/03/2023. Eligible applications received after this date will be referred at regular intervals or as additional vacancies occur on an as-needed basis until positions are filled. The positions can be located in multiple Miami VA Healthcare locations to include: 1201 Northwest 16th St, Miami, FL; 7369 Sheridan St. #102, Hollywood, FL; 950 N. Krome Avenue, Suite 401, Homestead, FL; 1300 Douglas Circle, Building L-15, Key West, FL; 9800 W. Commercial Blvd, Sunrise, FL; There are vacancies for RNs in a variety of specialty areas to include: Ambulatory Care Critical Care (MICU, SICU, PCU) Emergency Department (ED) Medical Surgery/Telemetry (MED SURG) Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) Mental Health (MH) Recovery Room (PACU) Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) The RN delivers patient-family-centered care in a culturally competent manner utilizing evidence-based quality care, safety, and service while ensuring the appropriate care. Demonstrates the following core competencies and behaviors: veteran-centric care, nursing process, technical skills, communication, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, flexibility, organizational skills, accountability, and leadership. Duties may include but are not limited to: Ambulatory Care Deliver patient-family-centered care utilizing evidence-based quality, safety, and veteran-centric care standards. Prepare patients for, and assist with examination, procedure and treatment. Execute nursing interventions by coordinating care across the continuum. Critical Care (MICU, SICU, PCU) Monitor and evaluates seriously ill patients. Demonstrate sound decision-making based on patient conditions such as vital signs, patient presentation, and assessments including monitoring patient with Pulmonary Artery Catheter, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, and Ventilator support. ED Assess, implement, and evaluate the plan of care for patients. Determine the health status and needs of patients through the interpretation of data and preventive practice in collaboration with patients and interdisciplinary health care team members. Respond quickly and accurately. GEC Responsible for providing total comprehensive nursing to patients and their families through the implementation of a plan of care. Direct, monitor, and evaluate nursing care utilizing established policies/procedures. MED SURG Responsible for managing the day to day care of acutely ill adult patients requiring cardiac monitoring, frequent assessments, and interventions. Cares for patients experiencing general medical conditions or surgical procedures, which require assessments related to specific conditions. Administer medication. Complete documentation requirements. Monitoring and interpretation of telemetry MH Provide direct and indirect nursing care to meet physiological, psychosocial, and emotional needs of the patient. Participate in problem-solving activities of the health care team. PACU Closely monitor patients' post-procedure vital signs, assess levels of consciousness, and carefully observe patients for any side effects from anesthesia. Collaborate with physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, technologists, and other hospital personnel to provide quality patient care. Ensure each patient safely transitions from an anesthetized state to responsiveness. SCI Provide direct care services to a culturally diverse group of patients with medical/surgical and rehabilitation needs. Provide nursing care for patients with SCI disorders. Patient population includes Multiple Sclerosis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS) Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Multiple Shifts, includes Days, Mid-Shift, Evenings, Nights, Weekends, and Holidays/On Call; 12hr and 8hr; Flexibility required in to ensure coverage for the operation of the facility. Telework: Not Available Virtual: Not a virtual position. Pay Schedule: Includes a range for all specialties. Salary will be set based on the location and specialty of the position filled. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Some specialties are Authorized, see \"Additional Information\" section below. Learn more PCS: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required"]
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for those who have served in our nation's military and for their families, caregivers, and survivors" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate whole health care to Veterans?Readying Warriors and Caring for Heroes! This position is located within Surgical Services at the CAPT James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) in North Chicago, IL. The FHCC is a first-of-its-kind partnership between the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA), and Department of Navy (DoN)/Department of Defense (DoD). It is larger than just a single facility, but rather it is a fully-integrated medical care facility with a single combined VA and Navy mission. The combined mission of the FHCC means active duty military and their family members, military retirees, and eligible veterans receive health care at this facility.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. Join the FHCC team of energetic, career-minded professionals! For additional information, click onhttp://www.lovell.fhcc.va.gov/index.asp.