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Registered Nurse Health Informatics – Aurora, Colorado
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 186574Start Date: 12/30/2019End Date: 01/09/2020
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 01/09/2020.
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. Education: 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. License: 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. Driver’s License: Must have a current valid state driver’s license. BLS Certification: Must have a current Basic Life Support Certification for a healthcare employee, by an approved provider. Preferred Experience: Master’s degree or post-masters certification in Informatics 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 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
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