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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

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822690/Nursing%20Assistant%2C%20Primary%20Care%20%28Escort%20Service%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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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

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822688/Registered%20Nurse%20%2D%20Gastroenterology%20%28GI%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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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

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822683/Registered%20Nurse%20%2D%20Renal%20Dialysis%20Unit/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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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

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822680/Registered%20Nurse%20%28CLC%20%2D%20Hospice%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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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

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822679/Registered%20Nurse%20%28Informatics%2FCAC%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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  • Aurora, Colorado Nurse Practitioner: Primary Care Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission 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 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 Education Experience Requirements Master s of Science in Nursing with a major as a Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist from a program accredited by the NLNAC or CCNE at time of graduation National certification as Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialistfrom the American Nurses Association or another nationally reconginzed certifying body The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected Preferred Experience Needsto be comfortable with well women exams and issues Needs to be comfortable usingcomputers and Electronic Medical Records Preferoneor more years of primary care 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 NOTE Applicant s education and length of nursing practice experience will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected 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 G 6 Nurse Qualification Standard This can be found in the local Human Resources Office Physical Requirements FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS Heavy Lifting 45 pounds and over Heavy Carrying 54 pounds and over Straight pulling 2 6 hours Pushing 2 6 hours Reaching above shoulder Use of fingers Both hands required

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822678/Nurse%20Practitioner%3A%20Primary%20Care/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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  • Los Angeles, California DEPUTY NURSE EXECUTIVE (DNE) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    with accrediting and regulatory bodies Demonstrates leadership in developing productive working relationships with groups in other programs services academic settings and community settings Contributes to the professional growth and development of colleagues and other health care providers at the local state regional or national level Provides leadership in improving and sustaining the quality and effectiveness of care in diverse or complex programs Collaborates with staff other disciplines faculty and peers in developing conducting and evaluating research activities and programs Work Schedule Monday through Friday From 7 00am to 3 30pm Functional Statement Title DeputyNurse Executive VN 610 IV PDL 028210 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 Nurse IV Master s degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 4 5 year s of nursing practice experience OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and appropriate basic or advanced certification desired and approximately 3 4 year s of nursing practice experience Reference VA Handbook 5005 Part II Appendix G6 Nurse Qualification Standard Preferred Experience Nurse Executive or Deputy Nurse Executive experience Associate Chief Nursing Service ACNS experience for any service line Effective and impeccable communication skills Basic computer literacy proficiency with in dept experience with the use of the use of Microsoft Office programs or comparable word processing spreadsheet and graphic software and the ability to learn new programs specific to the VA Basic Life Support BLS certification from the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers American Red Cross CPR AED for the Professional Rescuer or the Military Training Network MTN Provider Certificate Card Prior nursing executive experience leading a complex health care organization Experience in nurse staffing including recruitment and retention for a large complex health care organization Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience including volunteer work

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822677/DEPUTY%20NURSE%20EXECUTIVE%20%28DNE%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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  • Big Spring, Texas Registered Nurse (Quality Management) Job at Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Association for Conflict Resolution
    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 1 Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing with no experience Nurse I Level II ADN or Diploma in Nursing or ADN or Diploma in Nursing and Bachelors degree in a related field or Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN 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 filed and approximately 2 3 years of experience or a BSN with approximately 2 3 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 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 Master s of Nursing is 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 Salary Applicants education and experience will be reviewed by a Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected 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 The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated material and maybe required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative invasive procedures All applicants are required to submit the following supporting document type s OF 306 Other VA Form 10 2850a Resume Applicants may also submit the following supporting document type s which may not be required for all applicants Cover Letter DD 214 Other Veterans Document SF 15 SF 50 Transcript The following documents are required to

    Original URL path: http://careers.acrnet.org/jobseeker/job/26822673/Registered%20Nurse%20%28Quality%20Management%29/Veterans%20Affairs,%20Veterans%20Health%20Administration/?vnet=0&max=25&str=1&sort=date%5F&long=1 (2016-02-12)
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