Registered Nurse - Care Manager Personnel Health Nurse
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Internal Number: 713176100
The VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System is recruiting for a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse will function within the Employee Occupational Health within the Community Outpatient Service at Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC main campus. 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: BSN or Higher, Prior Personnel Health Experience or Quality Management experience, 1 Year or more Acute Care / 1 Year of PACT Experience / Microsoft proficient / CPRS proficient. 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. Note regarding MSN degrees: If your MSN was obtained via a Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration, a BSN is not required. 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 the ability to do the following: heavy lifting and carrying, 45 pounds and over; pulling, pushing and reaching above the shoulder; walking, standing, kneeling and repeated bending. ["VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 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 The RN Case manager Injury Claims/Personnel Health demonstrates leadership and mastery of practice in delivering efficient, comprehensive, and continuous client care through active collaboration, communication and coordination of resources. The RN Case Manager Injury claims/Personnel Health will have knowledge in management of occupational injuries and illness and understands regulatory requirements such as OSHA, FMLA, ADA, DOT, and HIPPA. The Registered Nurse will function in the Personnel Health Department for Community Care at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC. Duties of the RN Case manager include but not limited to: Works collaboratively with all levels of staff within the medical center and outpatient clinics to assess and develop employee health promotion and disease prevention activities. Creates and translates policies, collecting and analyzing appropriate data and communicating outcomes. Works with the personal health provider in completing surveillance of several programs; asbestos exposure, laser exposure, drug testing, fit for duty, employee immunizations, pandemic oversight and employee wellness. Assists with care provided to employees and volunteers in the Personnel Health Program; students, without compensation (WOC), and other visitors to the campus under agreements, arrangements, or affiliations may receive limited services from Personnel Health as outlined by policy, directive, or memoranda. Provides leadership and has continuing responsibility for the updating, deployment, coordination, and evaluation of the Personnel Health program at the Cleveland VAMC. Ancillary Duties include but not limited to PACT duties (remote and on site) & Phlebotomy. Work Schedule: Variable schedule, 8, 10, or 12 hours shifts; 6a - 6:30p, primarily weekday, Saturday - Sunday, Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
About Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.