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Job Title: Nurse (Step-Down Unit Nurse Manager)
Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Boise, ID
Position Type: Full-Time
Post Date: 09/19/2020
Expire Date: 11/04/2020
Job Categories: Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Human Resources, Information Technology, Executive Management, Medical, Environmental
Job Description
Nurse (Step-Down Unit Nurse Manager)
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 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: 1) Minimum of 5 years successful nursing practice 2) Two years of successful supervisory experience 3) Demonstrated ability to lead multiple, complex programs and initiatives
4) Experience in leading change 5) Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN
6) Evidence of self-directed and independent nursing practice demonstrated
7) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 8) Evidence of dependability in work related environment 9) Able to function autonomously as well as active member of interdisciplinary team 10) BLS 11) ACLS and Critical Care 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 and approximately 2-3 year's 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. Physical Requirements: This position requires light lifting (under 15 pounds); light carrying (under 15 pounds); use of fingers; both hands required; walking (4-8 hours); standing (4-8 hours); see computer screen, and hearing (aid may be permitted). Environmental factors: Excessive noise (intermittent); working closely with others; and working alone.
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Company Name: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Website:https://www.usajobs.gov:443/GetJob/ViewDetails/579349500?utm_source=VHA&utm_medium=Job%20Board&utm_campaign=HBCU
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