Registered Nurse (CLC)

Location
Prescott, AZ
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 15, 2020
Closes
Jan 27, 2020
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Providing a full range of nursing care to patients with complex care needs utilizing the nursing process;
  • Supporting and enhancing patient self-determination;
  • Serving as a resource for patients and staff in addressing ethical issues;
  • Identifying and assessing resource utilization and safety issues;
  • Participating in educational activities to improve clinical knowledge and enhancing role performance;
  • Using group process to identify, analyze, and resolve care problems;
  • Formulating a plan of care based on nursing assessments, using the nursing process;
  • Managing nursing care of patients; and
  • Providing care in a non-judgmental, no-discriminatory manner.

Work Schedule: Full Time, Rotating Shifts, 8 hour shifts (0600-1430, 1400-2230, 2200-0630) & 12 hour shifts (0600-1830 & 1800-0630) Tour of Duty to be determined once selected
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives are not Authorized
Relocation Expenses (Travel Expenses) are not Authorized Area of Consideration will be:
1st Area of Consideration - Current Facility and CBOC employees
2nd Area of Consideration - VA Nationwide applicants
3rd Area of Consideration - Current Federal employees of other agencies
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: - Long Term Care/Skilled Nursing Facility
- Hospice

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: We serve, and provide out-patient and direct care to veterans of United States of America of adult age 18-115 years in the home setting. Our work includes extensive interaction with patients, staff, physicians, family members, and visitors whom are all involved in patients care. Moving equipment and supplies, pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, stooping, walking and standing for extended periods of time, and possible exposure to body fluid is involved with this position.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
  • Resume
  • Transcript

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
  • 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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