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  • Viera, Florida Registered Nurse Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing ACEN formerly the NLNAC 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 course work 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 Preferred Experience A Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing BSN Advanced Cardiac Life Support ACLS National certification in Ambulatory Care Med Surg or Surgical Nursing is preferred A minimum of three 3 years of successful hospital based clinical practice in a Medical Surgical ICU Emergency Department or Ambulatory Care setting preferred Demonstrates ability in previous assignments to make decisions in stressful environments Demonstrated dependability for duty and flexibility in work assignments and hours in previous assignments 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 Grade Determinations 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 Reference VA Regulations specifically VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G6 Nurse Qualification Standards Physical Requirements The incumbent of the position performs direct patient care and must meet the below physical requirements to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation Lift 45 lbs or over Carry 45 lbs or over Straight pulling Pushing Reaching above shoulders use of fingers and both hands Walking Standing Kneeling Repeated bending Near vision correctable Far vision correctable Ability to distinguish basic colors Ability to distinguish shades of colors Hearing Emotional stability This is a testing designated position subject to random pre and post employment testing for illegal drug use Environmental Factors Inside work Constant noise Dust Fumes smoke or gases Working closely with others Protracted or irregular hours of work Exposure to infectious diseases This

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  • Leavenworth, Kansas Nurse Practitioner (Compensation and Pension) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    Primarily day shift 8 00am 4 30pm 5 days per week Shifts may need adjustment based on the needs of the service Functional Statement Title Nurse Practitioner Functional Statement 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 Possess a Master s degree from a program accredited by The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission NLNAC or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE 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 Must possess and maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or other nationally recognized certifying body The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected Grade Determinations Experience as a ARNP 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 Preferred Experience Preferred candidates will have experience providing comprehensive disability examinations Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience preferred 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 Education Experience Requirements Master s degree from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE Certification as a Nurse Practitioner Physical Requirements Heavy Lifting 45 pounds and over Heavy Carrying 45 pounds and over Straight pulling and or Pushing up to 6 8 hours Reaching above shoulder Use of fingers Both Hands required Walking up to 6 8 hours Standing up to 4 hours Sitting up to 1 hour Kneeling Repeated bending up to 1 hour Both legs required Near vision correctable at 13 to 16 Far vision correctable in one eye to 20 20 Hearing aid permitted Ability to hear whispered voice Emotional stability Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type s Resume Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type s which may not be required for all applicants Cover Letter DD 214 OF 306 Other Other Veterans Document SF 15 SF 50 Transcript Please use this checklist to make sure you have included other documents required for your application such as a copy of your transcript if

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  • Tucson, Arizona Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Stepdown Unit (SDU) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 Preferred 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 IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE 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 If you are referred for consideration you may be asked to submit additional job related information which may include but not limited to responses to the knowledge skills and abilities completion of a work sample and or be contacted for an interview Reference VA Handbook 5005 27 Part II Appendix G 6 NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARD http www1 va gov vapubs viewPublication asp Pub ID 464 amp FType 2 Veterans Preference When applying for Federal Jobs eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé Applicants claiming preference based on service connected disability or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran must complete an SF 15 Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference Veterans who are still in

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  • Waco, Texas Nursing Assistant, Primary Care (Escort Service) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    as a NA or experience in another medical field licensed practical nurse health technician hospital corpsman etc performing technical and nursing skills requiring knowledge of the human physical and emotional states therapeutic communication and technical skills required for basic and intermediate treatments OR b Education Successful completion of 2 years above high school in an accredited institution with courses related to nursing care health care or in a field of study appropriate to the specialization of the position such as education in a program for psychology psychiatric or operating room technicians AND c Demonstrated Knowledge Skills and Abilities KSAs In addition the candidate must demonstrate the following KSAs 1 Ability to provide a range of patient resident care and contribute to the completion of the nurse care plan and recovery of patients residents 2 Ability to observe patients residents or resident s physical or emotional status and refer deviations and or problems to supervisor in a timely manner 3 Ability to properly use equipment materials and and supplies in simple diagnostic and treatment procedures such as bladder scan continuous passive motion device blood glucose monitoring machine specimen collection etc 4 Ability to communicate effectively with patients residents their families and other health professionals d Assignment 1 Individuals assigned as GS 4 NAs are considered to be at the intermediate or developmental level and are closely supervised NAs at this grade level function as a member of the nursing care team and assist higher graded NAs licensed nursing staff and other members of the care team in the care of patients residents receiving outpatient care home or community living care or other patients residents who are in acute sub acute or chronic states of illness The significant factor is that they provide care under close supervision and refer issues questions to supervisors higher graded NAs or other healthcare professionals 2 In this role the Nursing Assistant functions as a member of the nursing care team and assists higher graded NA s licensed nursing staff and other members of the care team in the care of patients residents receiving outpatient care home or community living care or other patients who are in acute sub acute or chronic states of illness The Nursing Assistant in this role provides care under close supervision and refers issues questions to supervisors higher graded NAs or other healthcare professionals 3 GS 5 NA Full Performance Level a Experience One year of progressively responsible assignments and experience equivalent to the GS 4 level which demonstrates knowledge skills and abilities that are directly related to the specific assignment IN addition the candidate must demonstrate the professional KSAs in subparagraph c below OR b Education Successful completion of a 4 year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor s degree that included 24 semester hours of courses related to health care or possession of a bachelor s degree AND c Demonstrated KSAs 1 Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patient residents with

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  • Seattle, Washington Registered Nurse - Gastroenterology (GI) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 Preferred Experience Bachelor of Science in Nursing Previous GI critical care or procedural experience administering conscious sedation Certified Gastroenterology Registered Nurse CGRN 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 Education Experience Requirements 2 years successful nursing practice as a registered nurse in an acute medical surgical setting Physical Requirements This position involves considerable amount of standing up to 2 hours walking up to 6 hours stooping bending reaching lifting and turning It requires repositioning patients assisting with transfers from wheelchairs stretchers and transporting them to other departments or facilities Mechanical devices are available and are required to be used for heavy or difficult to lift clients The work may involve pushing or lifting in excess of 45 pounds and going up and down flights of stairs The position requires visual corrected to 20 30 or better with color discrimination and auditory acuity at a level to provide safe and effective nursing

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  • Seattle, Washington Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis Unit Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 Preferred Experience Bachelor of Science in Nursing 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 Education Experience Requirements Previousexperienceproviding hemodialysis or critical care experience with knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring Physical Requirements This position involves considerable amount of standing up to 2 hours walking up to 6 hours stooping bending reaching lifting and turning It requires repositioning patients assisting with transfers from wheelchairs stretchers and transporting them to other departments or facilities Mechanical devices are available and are required to be used for heavy or difficult to lift clients The work may involve pushing or lifting in excess of 45 pounds and going up and down flights of stairs The position requires visual corrected

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  • Salisbury, North Carolina Registered Nurse (CLC - Hospice) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 G rade 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 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 Education Experience Requirements Please see Basic Requirements Section above Preferred Experience At least 1 2 years of successful experience with inpatient Hospice and or Palliative care End of

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  • Richmond, Virginia Registered Nurse (Informatics/CAC) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 Bachelors 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 bachelors 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 bachelors 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 A minimum of one 1 year in an inpatient settingisstrongly preferred Grade Determinations 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 BLS ACLS Requirements Current certification in BLS is required for all staff providing direct patient care and police Additionally current ACLS is required for patient care staff that work in specified or high risk areas SICU ICU CCU MICU PACU ED and all procedure suites using moderate sedation etc If you are selected for a position which requires BLS ACLS certification you will be required to have proof of certification prior to being boarded for appointment with VA If selected obtain such certification in order to avoid any delays in the hiring process Reference VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G 6 Nurse Qualification Standard IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE Notes Regarding Experience and Education National Service Experience requirements 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

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