5 North - Provides inpatient nursing care to a wide variety of surgical specialties including general surgery, orthopedics, spinal cord injury, Radiation Therapy, ENT, GYN, Dental, Vascular and urology.In addition, provides nursing care for medical patients and for patients undergoing substance abuse detoxification.Is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care.Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines.Considers all characteristics of the individual, including sex and sex role identification, age and life stage, state of health, race and culture, socio- economic status, values and previous experience with similar events, in order to assist each patient to identify and meet basic health needs and i
6 North - Provides inpatient nursing care to wide variety of internal medicine specialties, including inpatient oncology and many patients with co-morbid conditions:COPD, CHF, dementia, diabetes, hematology disorders, infectious diseases, G.I. disorders, substance abuse, cellulitis, wound/skin problems, renal failure and liver failure.Required to manage complicated LV.Therapies, chemotherapy regimens, blood sugar/insulin titration and monitoring of oxygen saturation levels.Frequently cares for patients with complex psychosocial issues including dual diagnosis, complex family issues, and death and dying.In addition, provides telemetry monitoring and must be able to do ECG interpretation.Responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care.
6 South - Provides inpatient nursing care with a primary focus on cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, pulmonary, renal and general medicine.Required to manage complicated IV Therapies, blood sugar/insulin titration and monitoring of oxygen saturation levels.Deals with complex psychosocial issues including dual diagnosis, complex family issues, and death and dying.Provide long- term ventilator management and telemetry monitoring, requiring proficiency in ECG interpretation cardiotonic drips and IV push medications, management of patients with cardiac arrhythmias, BiPap, C-Pap, and continuous pulse oximetry.
Specialty Clinics - Various med/surg outpatient clinics
Work Schedule: Various shifts and schedules are available.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
All applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 10/31/2019 to receive consideration.
Once your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email.
After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. Your application must be complete to receive consideration. During our review, if your résumé and application package do not support your questionnaire answers, we will adjust your rating accordingly.
After the review is complete, a referral certificate is issued to the selecting official in the mental health care line and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.
The first list of eligible applicants will be pulled for referral on January 3, 2019 with subsequent cut-off dates on the 1st of each month. Eligible applications received after that date will be referred as they are received or as additional vacancies occur. Applications will remain on file until 6.3.19.
All qualified applicants may receive consideration only during the open period of the announcement.
First Area of Consideration (facility employees) - Current, permanent Cincinnati VAMC employees.
Second Area of Consideration (other VA employees) - Current, permanent Department of Veterans Affairs Employees (VA employees who are located somewhere other than the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System).
Third Area of Consideration (external candidates) - All other United States Citizens.
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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. United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. 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.
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