Chief Nurse of Ambulatory Care and Clinical Support Services Job in Jackson, Mississippi – Department of Veterans Affairs

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The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Chief Nurse of Ambulatory Care and Clinical Support Services in Jackson, Mississippi Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!

Chief Nurse of Ambulatory Care and Clinical Support Services – Jackson, Mississippi
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 284681
Start Date: 07/01/2020
End Date: 07/20/2020

Qualification Summary
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. 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: MSN Five (5) years RN Experience Three (3) years expansive Nurse Manager/Program Director experience (preferably within the last 5 years) Working knowledge of Primary Care PACT requirements Nurse Executive Certification Nurse IV Grade Determination: The following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates and appropriate level within the Nurse IV Grade. Master’s degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 4-5 years of nursing practice/experience; OR A Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and appropriate basic or advanced certification desired, and approximately 3-4 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: This position requires visual acuity, keen hearing, clear distinctive speech and manual dexterity. The work is mostly sedentary and is performed in a health care setting for treating patients with a variety of medical problems and transferring patients and objects may be required. Normal safety precautions and practices are required for working in a healthcare environment. May be exposed to exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. Other physical demands include reaching, bending, stretching, walking, and carrying light loads of supplies. The position often entails long periods of sitting at a computer, rigid deadlines, the need for a high degree of accuracy, high stress situations, and the ability to adapt work plans based on hospital needs.

If you’d like to submit a resume or apply for this position, please contact Premier Veterans at abjobs@premierveterans.com. All are free to apply!

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