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Registered Nurse (Emergency Department)

Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

* VideosVideos* DutiesHelpDutiesSummaryFocus on the following sections to understand if you qualify for the position, or not:* Who May Apply* Duties, Responsibilities, Qualifications* How to Apply* Required DocumentsFirst Cutoff: May 01, 2020. Applications received by the first cutoff will be referred first. Applications thereafter of qualified applicants will be referred on a biweekly basis as vacancies occur. Learn more about this agencyResponsibilitiesThe Birmingham VA Medical Center is actively recruiting for (3) Registered Nurse's to work for the Emergency Department. As a responsible member of the Emergency Department, the Registered Staff Nurse's manage the care of patients who present to the Emergency Department with a wide range of problems, from non-urgent complaints to the life-threatening emergent crisis. Working in conjunction with other nursing staff, physicians and health care provides from all services, the Emergency Department Staff Nurse assesses the patient's immediate needs, prioritizes care and organizes and plans the patient's treatment from admission into the Emergency Department through discharge. The Emergency Department Staff Nurse coordinates and facilitates care to restore optimal patient health, minimizing complications, to achieve a positive patient outcome. The Staff Nurse uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the many patients that are treated in the Emergency Department. The Staff Nurse (depending on education, experience, and competency) may be assigned responsibilities as preceptor, educator, or charge nurse. NOTE: ACLS is a must.Work Schedule: We are a 24/7 Medical Center with various tours of duty. Selectee will work 12 hour shifts and may be required to work off tours, nights, holidays and/or weekends to meet the mission of caring for the Veterans. Selectee's specific tour will be determined by Supervisor/Manager upon hire, and will be based on the needs of the unit.Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredRecruitment Incentive: Not authorizedEducation Debt Reduction Program (EDRP): This position is eligible for Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility requirement, and submit your application within four months of appointment. The final award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) is determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. For additional information, contact Human Resources, 205-933-8101 extension 4597 to speak with the EDRP Coordinator.Travel RequiredNot requiredSupervisory statusNoPromotion Potential3* Job family (Series)0610 NurseSimilar jobs* Educators, Health* Health Educators* Nurses, Psychiatric* Psychiatric Nurses* RequirementsHelpRequirementsConditions of Employment* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job* Designated and/or random drug testing required* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959* You may be required to serve a probationary period* Subject to a background/security investigation* Must be proficient in written and spoken English* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process* Must pass pre-employment physical examinationQualificationsTo qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 12/31/2020.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.* 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/Qualifications:* Bachelor or Master's of Science in Nursing* One (1) year experience in the Emergency Department* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills* Demonstrated ability to be dependable, self-directed and flexibleGrade 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.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: Satisfactory physical examination as determined by the Employee Health Unit upon appointment only.The population of male and female veterans served ranges from the adult, age 18, to the elderly adult, age 65 and over. The VA Medical Center is a major interdisciplinary teaching facility, serving medical, surgical, and neurological inpatients and outpatients. There is a large outpatient psychiatric population, with admissions for medical co-morbidities. This position requires visual acuity (glasses permitted), keen hearing (hearing aid permitted), clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking (up to 8 hours), standing (up to 8 hours), stooping, sitting, bending (up to 8 hours), pulling, and pushing. Light lifting under 15 lbs. Light carrying 15-44 lbs. Transferring patients and objects may be required. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. Use of rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient needs. VA facilities must make reasonable accommodation for the physical or mental limitations of an applicant or employee who is a qualified person with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the department or agency.VA facilities must make reasonable accommodation for the physical or mental limitations of an applicant or employee who is a qualified person with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the department or agency.EducationIMPORTANT: 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: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

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