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Registered Nurse - Care In The Community Job Openings by US Department of Veterans Affairs in Saint Cloud

US Department of Veterans Affairs Recruitment 2020 - US Department of Veterans Affairs require a new employee to fill Registered Nurse - Care in the Community that will be placed in Saint Cloud.

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Detail of : Registered Nurse - Care in the Community Job Openings in Saint Cloud

Duties Summary The Community Care Registered Nurse (RN) functions directly to support the activities of the local Office of Community Care Service Line (CITC). The RN is responsible for the planning, integrating, implementing, modifying and evaluating the effectiveness of the Veteran's care. The Community Care Registered Nurse collaborates closely with provider(s), healthcare professionals, VA and nonVA health care providers and organizations.
Responsibilities Duties include but are not limited to: Directs the scheduling VA/community care appointments/transfers and assures that patient pre-appointment requirements and InterQual Criteria are met.
Authorizes/approves community care referrals according to VA policies
Collaborates with Service Line Director regarding complex medical needs and consults
Assists care units with Community care basis referrals/hospitalizations ensuring appropriate resource utilization of VA care at other facilities, or when it is determined either that VA services are not available, or the veteran cannot travel to a VA because of a medical condition
Prepares and maintains reports regarding transfer and hospitalization activities, and briefs appropriate officials
Coordinates discharge orders after hospitalizations between patients and provider
Contacts patients/families to provide patient education related to consults or follow-up activities
Assumes the role of point of contact for VA and community care referrals, ensuring that necessary documentation is sent to and received from the community vendors in order to facilitate patient care
Assesses the tracking and monitoring of cancellations, "no show" activity, and follows up with patient and providers, and takes action to resolve or improve the outcomes
Leads coordination of workload capture, data gathering and report generation for VA/community care usage to improve cost effective decision making
Establishes and maintains close networking relationships with VA/community care RNs at other health care facilities to ensure similar decision making is utilized for clinical reviews
Leads the effort to improve co-managed care contacts and processes
Ensures continuity across the continuum of care

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Travel Required Not required Supervisory status No Promotion Potential 00 Job family (Series) 0610 Nurse
Requirements Requirements Conditions 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 examination

Qualifications Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met.
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. Note: New graduates will be considered for the position if education and licensure are obtained prior to the hire date.



Preferred Experience: BLS
BSN
Case management experience


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 IAn Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required.
Nurse I Level IIAn 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 IIIAn 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 IIA 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 IIIMaster's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 year's 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: Lifting 45+ pounds. Carrying of 15-44 pounds. Reaching above the shoulder. Use of fingers and hands. Prolonged walking and standing. Crawling and kneeling. Intermittent repeated bending. Use of both legs. Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously. Near vision correctable at 12" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4. Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other. Hearing (aid permitted). Ability to work around moving objects or vehicles. Ability to work closely with others. Protracted or irregular hours of work. Ability to handle hazardous drugs. Education IMPORTANT: 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. Additional information Annual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.
This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.
It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.
This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health-related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.
If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.
How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE. Your application, résumé, C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.
NOTE: Candidate's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Experience as an RN will be evaluated to determine if the experience is of an acceptable level of quality with regard to the following four dimensions of nursing: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration and Scientific Inquiry. Each dimension of practice has criteria that demonstrate essential core competencies for VHA Nursing Personnel.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Background checks and security clearance Security clearance Other Drug test required Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Suitability/Fitness
Required Documents Required Documents To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:
Resume


VA Form 10-2850aApplication for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search. VA Form 10-2850a is not required at the time of submission.
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 (current/former Federal employees), etc.
Cover Letter
DD-214/ Statement of Service
Disability Letter (VA)
OF-306
VA Form 10-2850a, Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists
Other (2)
Resume
SF-15
SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
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If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
Benefits Benefits A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits

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Notes :
  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only candidates that meet the above qualification will be shortlisted.

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