Registered Nurse (Inpatient Care Coordinator)
Company: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: December 8, 2018
-Assess, advocate, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate health care options and services to meet the needs of individual patients.-Lead utilization management and interdisciplinary care planning activities for inpatients and patients in the Emergency Department.-Coordinate and monitor the care delivery process and transitions of care.-Conduct regular reviews of charts and other documents to ensure care delivery process follows utilization review guidelines.-Track data trends and analysis appropriately.Work Schedule: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: Masters degree in nursing or healthcare, Certification in Case Management, min of 5 years experience as a RNGrade 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:FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS Heavy Lifting, 45 pounds and over Heavy Carrying 54 pounds and over Straight pulling (2-6 hours) Pushing (2-6 hours) Reaching above shoulder Use of fingers Both hands required Walking (5-9 hours) Standing (4-8 hours) Kneeling (1-2 hours Repeated bending (2-4 hours) Climbing, legs only (1-2 hours) Twisting (2-4 hours) -ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS Excessive noise, intermittent Constant noise Radiant energy Electrical energy Slippery or uneven surfaces Working around moving objects and vehicles Unusual fatigue factors Working with hands in water Working closely with others Working alone Heavy patient care Rotating/Multiple shifts -NoneTo apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:ResumePLEASE INDICATE YOUR RN LICENSE AND STATE ON YOUR RESUME FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSESVA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search_action.asp?FormNo2850&tkey&ActionSearch.REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATESThe 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 LetterDD-214Licensure, VA 10-2850a Application for Nurses and Nurse AnesthetistsOther Veterans DocumentResumeSF-50Transcript
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