Student Nurse Technician

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 02, 2019
Closes
Dec 02, 2019
Specialty
Student Nurse
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Varied amount of experience will be considered from no clinical to 1 year of clinicals
Responsible for providing direct patient centered observation and/or basic ADLs/treatments
Assignments may include shadowing an RN, LPN, NA, or SNT-4
May share a work assignment with a Nursing Assistant if not needed on a special observation
Will not be assigned to patients on suicide precautions or new Traumatic Brain Injury patient

Work Schedule: Intermittent schedule which requires 1 weekend shift per month

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.

Physical Requirements: Heavy Lifting (up to 35 lbs); Moderate Carrying (15-35 lbs); Reaching Above Shoulder; Ability and dexterity of hand(s) to manage gross and fine motor tasks of patient care (i.e. IV insertion, wound care management, etc.); Walking Throughout Assigned Shift; Standing As Duties Require; Kneeling as Duties Require; Repeated Bending As Duties Require; Near Vision Correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far Vision Correctable in One Eye To 20/50 and to 20/100 In the Other; Color Vision; Hearing (aid permitted); and Specific Hearing Requirements.None

To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
1.CV or Resume
2. Proof of Basic Life Support Certification
3.VA Form 306 - Declaration for Federal Employment. Available at https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/of0306.pdf
4.If prior military service, include all copies of your DD Forms 214 (required).
5. References optional

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
  • OF-306
  • Other
  • Other Veterans Document
  • Resume
  • SF-15
  • SF-50
  • Transcript

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