Nurse Peri OP - Perioperative
Company: Department of Veterans Affairs
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Nurse Peri OP
Summary The incumbent practices as an RN in Perioperative Services for, Pre-operative, and Post-operative phases I and II care of patient on the Interventional Platform at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center. Learn more about this agency Help Overview Accepting applications Open & closing dates 08/09/2022 to 06/30/2023 Salary $79,107 - $131,873 per year Pay scale & grade VN 00 Help Location 1 vacancy in the following location: Aurora, CO Remote job No Telework eligible No Travel Required Not required Relocation expenses reimbursed No Appointment type Permanent - Work schedule Full-time - Service Excepted Promotion potential None Job family (Series) 0610 Nurse Supervisory status No Security clearance Other Drug test Yes Position sensitivity and risk Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk Trust determination process Credentialing Suitability/Fitness Announcement number CBSU 22-MMC Control number Help This job is open to Internal to an agency Current federal employees of this agency. The public U.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. Clarification from the agency First Consideration will be given to all Internal current Eastern Colorado VA Health Care System employees. Second Consideration will then be given to all U.S. Citizens and others. This announcement will remain open till the end of January 2023. Application reviews will be monitored every six days and qualified applicants will be forward for consideration to the hiring managers. Announcement has been extended till 6-30-2023 Videos Help Duties The incumbent practices as a Registered Nurse for all phases of patient care areas in Perioperative Services (Periop) including Pre-procedure, Phase I Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and Phase Il recovery, providing pre-procedure and post-procedure care for interventional services patients (Operating Room/Minor Procedure Room, Gastroenterology, Bronchoscopy, Interventional Radiology, and Cardiac catheterization/Electrophysiology). The RN performs pre-procedure assessments, patient education, and post-procedure care. The RN demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with professional and supportive personnel who provide patient care. The nurse plans, organizes, and when appropriate, directs and supervises the activities of others to complete assignments in a safe and timely manner. The nurse demonstrates excellent communication skills and the ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Based on education, experience, and competency, the nurse may be assigned responsibilities such as preceptor, and/or charge nurse. The nurse functions as a resource for colleagues as needed. The nurse plans, organizes, and when appropriate, directs and supervises the activities of others to complete assignments in a safe and timely manner. Strongly encourage all applicants to submit a completed signed VA Form 10-2850a: VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: Work Schedule: 5:30 am - 8:00 pm varied shifts Monday through Friday; with the possibility of extended hours including weekends and holidays. NOTE: Candidates must be willing to work weekends, irregular work hours and extended hours. The candidate must be willing to be assigned to other related services and/or locations, if necessary. Telework: No Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized EDRP Authorized: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Help Requirements Conditions of Employment U.S. Citizenship; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959. Must be proficient in written and spoken English. You may be required to serve a probationary period. Subject to background/security investigation. Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process. Must pass pre-employment physical examination Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP). Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Veterans Health Administration Health Care Personnel (HCP) - See "Additional Information" below for details. 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. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. 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: 2 years previous experience in Peri Ops 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 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years 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 years of nursing practice/experience; OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 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: The position requires visual acuity, keen hearing , clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continued walking, standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing. Transferring patients and objects may be required. Mechanical impatient lifts are provided. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations, operative/invasive procedures, or home settings. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium . click apply for full job details
Nurse Peri OP
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