Staff Nurse Administrator/Associate Director of Mental Health -VN-0610-IV

Location
Saint Cloud, MN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 16, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Nurse IV is accountable to the Associate Director of Patient Care Services/Nurse Executive (ADPCS/NE) with a matrix responsibility to the Service Line Director (SLD). Functions of this position include planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating programs and outcomes; providing regular attention to complex personnel management problems; participating in executive level decision making deliberations; directing the integration of nursing and patient care activities in the mutual development and achievement of organizational goals and policy development, and providing guidance and direct oversight for the development, implementation and maintenance of established standards of nursing practice. The incumbent is accountable for meeting Service Line performance measures/targets and continuously improving care delivery including access, quality, and timeliness.
The Nurse IV is responsible for contributing to and participating in the entire health care system including administration and establishment of policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the VHA, VISN 23, and SCVAHCS. In the absence of the SLD or ADPCS/NE, the incumbent may be the designee.
She/he must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate nursing care and education appropriate to the age of the patients served. She/he is responsible for generating, contributing to, and participating in the organization, administration and establishment of policies, procedures, and practices in accord with the stated philosophy and objectives of the service line and nursing.

Work Schedule: Administrative Days- Monday - Friday, possible weekends and holidays
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

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.

Grade Determinations: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade:
  • Nurse IV - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 4-5 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and appropriate basic or advanced certification desired, and approximately 3-4 years 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: Must pass pre-employment physical.None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
  • VA Form 10-2850a Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists

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), SF-50;s, etc.
  • Cover Letter
  • DD-214
  • Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs)
  • OF-306
  • VA Form 10-2850a Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

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