The Spinal Cord Injury Patient Care Center is currently recruiting for 1- full time Registered Nurses, VN-610-for their Home care Unit.IMPORTANT:
A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.Note:
Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: RN Home Care Nurse assess patient for nursing care needs during the admission, chronic management and discharge of veterans from the program. He/she determine the nursing treatment goals for patients and record them on the patient care plan and evaluate effectiveness of the care plan. The RN Home Care Nurse will visit Nursing Home such as Long-term care facilities, Community living center, New York State Veteran Home patients quarterly and as needed; Evaluate patient care activities in the home; Initiate referrals as needed and will participate in an annual, multidisciplinary on-site evaluation of the patient's home environment. He/she must demonstrate competency in vent/trach care. He/she will consult with interdisciplinary team; initiate referrals as needed; educate patients and care giver. The RN Home care Nurse will be involved in quality improvement projects related to the Spinal care Homecare Program; Maintains privacy and confidentiality of all patient information, including electronic, print, and conversations.Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday 8:00 to 4:30pmFinancial Discloser Report:
Not requiredTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 02/21/2020.Basic Requirements
- Citizenship. Citizen of the United States.
- Graduation from a School of Nursing(a) Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State, agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant. The National League of Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), an accrediting arm of the National League for Nursing. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
- Registration a) Condition of Employment. A Nurse will have a current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate nurse in s State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia. The RN must have maintained a current, full, active unrestricted registration to continue employment with the VA.
- Physical Standards: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019
- English Language Proficiency: RNs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 28 U.S.C. 7402(d).
- 2-3 years general nursing experience in a home care setting.
- 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 and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience.
VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard.
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