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Registered Nurse (Transition Case Manager) – Kansas City, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 467617 Start Date: 10/06/2021 End Date: 06/28/2021
Summary of Qualifications
Applicants awaiting completion of education or certification / licensing requirements may be referred and provisionally selected, but may not be hired until all requirements are met. Basic Requirements: Citizenship of the United States. Non-nationals can only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA policy. English proficiency. Pursuant to 38 USC 7402 (d), no person should be in direct patient care positions unless they have basic written and spoken English. Graduated from a professional nursing school 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 Nursing Education (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In the case of graduates of foreign professional nursing schools, possession of current, full, active and unrestricted enrollment will meet the graduation requirement from an accredited professional nursing school. OR Completion of a course equivalent to a nursing degree in an MSN Bridge program that qualifies for enrollment in professional nursing constitutes completion of an approved program of study in professional nursing. Students must submit the professional nurse certificate to take the NCLEX at the VA along with a copy of the MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Annex G6) OR In the case of graduates of foreign professional nursing schools, possession of current, complete, active and unrestricted enrollment will meet the graduation requirements of a school licensed professional nurses. Current, full, active, and unrestricted registration as a licensed professional nurse in any state, territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico) of the United States or the District of Columbia. Preferred Experience: Case Management Certification, Palliative Care Certification, Palliative Care Experience. Candidates with the following American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network (MTN) certifications are highly preferred: Basic Life Support (BLS). The selected employee will be required to receive certification prior to assuming clinical responsibilities and ensure current certification after continued employment. Degree determination: The following criteria must be met to determine the award of candidates’ degrees and, if applicable, the level within a degree: Nurse I Level I – An associate’s degree (ADN) or diploma in nursing, with no additional nursing practice / experience required. Nurse I Level II – A DNA or Nursing Diploma and approximately 1 year of nursing practice / experience; OR a DNA or nursing degree and a bachelor’s degree in a related field with no additional nursing practice / experience; OR a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing practice / experience. Nurse I Level III – A DNA or Nursing Diploma and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice / experience; OR a DNA or nursing degree and a bachelor’s degree in a related field and approximately 1 to 2 years of nursing practice / experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1 to 2 years of nursing practice / experience; OR a Masters of Science 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 DNA or nursing degree 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 to 2 years of nursing practice / experience; OR a doctorate in nursing or meets the basic requirements for appointment and has a doctorate in a related field with no additional nursing practice / experience required. Nurse III – Masters Degree in Nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice / experience; OR a doctorate and approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice / experience. Reference: VA Regulations, in particular VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Annex G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This is located at the local human resources office. Physical Requirements: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech and manual dexterity. This position requires potentially long periods of continuous walking, standing, lowering, sitting, bending, pulling and pushing. Transfer of patients and objects may be necessary. The incumbent may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated material and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative / invasive procedures. The holder may occasionally be exposed to combative patients secondary to delirium, dementia or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature, flexible and sensitive person, able to work effectively in stressful situations, able to modify the priorities according to the needs of the patients. Must meet annual employee health requirements if required as a condition of employment.
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