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REGISTERED NURSE -(ALL VACANCIES INCLUDING PRN, PT, FT)

Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Summary This is an open continuous announcement. We accept applications on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available. This announcement covers vacancies in multiple units/clinics within the Northeast Ohio VA Health Care System. Qualifications Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.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 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) --- OR Individuals attending a master's level bridge program in nursing who achieve the level in their education in which they have completed coursework equivalent to a bachelor's level degree in Nursing may have opportunity to become registered as a nurse with a state licensing board prior to completion of the bridge program --- Upon achievement of a State license, the individual may be appointed on a temporary basis for any period up to three years contingent upon full completion of the professional nursing education program, if education verification provided by the school supports the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) equivalency --- Upon successful completion and graduation from the bridge program, the Nurse may be converted to a permanent appointment under the provisions of section 7401(a)(1) of title 38 --- Failure to complete the bridge program on which the temporary appointment was based will result in termination of the appointment. --- (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, Graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing who possess a current, full, active and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing to warrant appointment as a Nurse who has completed an associate degree level Nursing education program --- In order to grant credit towards an appointment based on foreign nursing education higher than the associate degree level, formal degree equivalency validation from a recognized degree equivalency evaluation agency accepted by VA such as the International Consultants of Delaware (ICD) must be obtained --- 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: -Varies by Nursing Service Area and actual vacancy 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 - Diploma or associate degree in nursing and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to a Nurse I, Level 1; OR a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice/experience --- Nurse I Level III - Diploma or associate degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which is a year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2.; OR Bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of professional nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2.; OR Master's degree in nursing and no professional nursing experience.; OR Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience --- Nurse II - Bachelor's degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience, one of which is a year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3.; OR Master's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR Doctorate degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience; OR Doctorate degree in a related field with a master's or bachelor's degree in nursing with no professional nursing experience --- Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing with two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR Master's degree in a related field with a bachelor's degree in nursing with two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR Doctorate degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR Doctorate degree in a related field with a master's or bachelor's degree in nursing with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III --- 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: Applicant must possess the ability to do the following: heavy lifting and carrying, 45 pounds and over; pulling, pushing and reaching above the shoulder; potentially long periods of walking, standing, kneeling and repeated bending --- Transferring patients and objects may be required. Duties This is an open continuous announcement.
We accept applications on an ongoing basis; qualified applicants will be considered as vacancies become available.
This announcement covers vacancies in multiple units/clinics within the Northeast Ohio VA Health Care System, to include: Medical and Surgical Intensive Care, Emergency Department; Step Down or Progressive Care; Telemetry; General Medicine & Surgical (Med-Surg); Operating Room; Pre & Post-Operative Care; Community Living Center, Hospice, and Short-term Rehab; Spinal Cord Injury Unit; Inpatient Psychiatry (Geriatric or Acute); Outpatient Mental Health; Continuous Veno-Venous Hemodialysis; Primary Care Clinics; Geriatric Extended Care Units; Community Care; Float Pool, Infusion Clinic, and other Specialty Areas.
Please note, this announcement does not cover our Community Based Outpatient Clinics.
As a Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to ill and injured veterans.
Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade.
Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.
Incumbent leads by example in defining a customer service culture to ensure that all customers are treated with respect and civility.
Ensures that whenever possible works to cultivate partnerships with our customers in developing solutions to meet their needs.
VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards 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 (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Full-time, part-time (unit specific part time hours range 8 to 72 per pay period), and intermittent/PRN.
Assigned schedule corresponds to specific clinic (Some clinics require days, nights, weekends, rotating shifts and holidays) (Paid time off / retirement / insurance generally not applicable to PRN-Intermittent employees) Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Keywords: Veterans Health Administration, Cleveland , REGISTERED NURSE -(ALL VACANCIES INCLUDING PRN, PT, FT), Healthcare , Cleveland, Ohio

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