Staff Nurse (Intermittent)

Location
Honolulu, HI
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 12, 2018
Closes
Jan 26, 2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This position is located at the VA Pacific Islands Healthcare System, Honolulu, Hawaii and practices within a multidisciplinary team under the direction of the Team Leader. Incumbent works in partnership with assigned providers and panel of patients for effective disease and chronic care management and will receive professional oversight by the VAPIHCS Nurse Executive for areas specific to the discipline of nursing. Major duties include, but not limited to:

  • Fill in for absent full time staff
  • Be proficient in multiple nursing roles
  • Function with minimal oversight
  • Work independently and to the fullest extent of licensure
  • Provides excellent patient care in whatever setting they are in
  • Maximizes the patient satisfaction experience within VA
Work Schedule: Intermittent
Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredBasic 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: None

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.
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: The incumbent must be a mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient, environmental and program needs. Specific requirements include:
Moderate Lifting 35 lbs.
Use of fingers
Both hands required
Walking/standing intermittently up to a period of one continuous hour. Total walk/stand time for the day up to 4 hours.
Intermittent sitting up to a period of one continuous hour. Total sitting time for the day up to 4 hours.
Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously
Ability to distinguish shades of colors
Typing intermittently for approximately one to five hours per day
Reaching above shoulder required to obtain supplies or light objects
Fine motor movements of hand/fingers required to pump blood pressure bulb to obtain blood pressure readings up to 10 times per day.
Hearing acuity to auscultate using stethoscope (i.e.blood pressure, lung sounds, etc).
Corrected vision to 20/30
Ability to exert 20 lbs. of pressure to compress an adult chest 2" for approximately 1-2 minutes (CPR)
Frequent hand washing/sanitizing required.

Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

  • VA Form 10-2850a, Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists
  • Resume
VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search.

The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), etc.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • OF-306
  • VA Form 10-2850a, Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

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