This posting is aligned to the Pacific NW Regional Nursing Recruitment Event for VA Puget Sound, Mann-Grandstaff VA and VA Portland Health Care System. Applicants will have the opportunity to attend several virtual events beginning Tuesday, Sept 21 and ending Friday, Sept 24. This vacancy will remain open to give applicants the opportunity to apply to a variety of RN positions affiliated with the facilities above. This may include positions associated with Community Based Outpatient Clinics. VA NORTHWEST REGIONAL NURSE RECRUITMENT EVENT How to Apply on USAJobs.gov Workshop. Tuesday, Sept 21, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 872-701-0185,,835299959# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 835 299 959# How to Build a VA RN, LPN, or Nursing Assistant Resume Workshop. Wednesday, Sept 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PST Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 872-701-0185,,854706857# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 854 706 857# VA Nursing Interview Workshop. Thursday, Sept 23, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PST Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 872-701-0185,,935384480# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 935 384 480# VA Nursing Meet & Greet. Friday, Sept 24, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM PST Microsoft Teams meeting Join on your computer or mobile app Click here to join the meeting Or call in (audio only) +1 872-701-0185,,601059023# United States, Chicago Phone Conference ID: 601 059 023# Cath Lab - The Cath Lab nurse is responsible for providing and managing effective nursing care to patients undergoing cardiac procedures, using the nursing process and current standards of care. He/she provides patient education pre and post cardiac procedures. He/she is able to establish IV access, use IV infusion pumps and prepare and administer drugs necessary for procedure and monitors physiological patient responses. COVID-19 Unit Inpatient Medical-Surgical Unit Inpatient Psychiatric Unit Long Term Care Medical Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit (MICU/CCU) an 18 bed intensive care unit specializing predominantly in cardiovascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, renal, endocrine and neurological disorders. Operating Room The nurse practices as a peri-operative RN in the Operating Room (OR) providing nursing care in a scrub and/or circulating nurse role. The Operating Room provides surgical services to all surgical specialties and their patients within the VA system including: Cardiac, Thoracic, Dental, Eye, GYN, Gen surgery, Neurosurgery, Ortho, OTO, Plastics, Podiatry, GU and Vascular. Transplants are not done at VA Puget Sound. Same Day Unit an outpatient unit which provides patient care in three functional areas and also covers PACU: Outpatient Evaluation Clinic (OEC), Same Day Unit (SDU) and Surgical Clinics. OEC is an area where all specialty services can obtain or perform pre-procedure and complex evaluations for patients. PAC provides a centralized area admission processing and day-of-surgery admissions. SDU provides care for outpatient procedures. Spinal Cord Injury & Disorder Unit The Spinal Cord Injury Service consists of a 38 bed CARF-accredited rehabilitation unit. This service provides care for medically complex patients including vent dependent patients, and provides acute SCI rehabilitation, medical rehospitalizations, post-op care, pressure ulcer treatment, annual evaluations, and outpatient treatment. Work Schedule: Varies, schedule will be determined upon selection to specialty. Compressed/Flexible: May be available. Based on position and location Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Functional Statement #: PD000000 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 10 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. This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more EDRP is only authorized for Puget Sound for the following positions. Inpatient Resource/Float Pool RN Staff-Critical Care Inpatient Mental Health CR-Emergency/Urgent Care Outpatient Mental Health CW-Peri Op RN Staff Outpatient Mixed Inpatient CLC Portland: Not Available Spokane: Not Available Questions regarding EDRP should be sent to: VHAEDRPProgramSupport@va.gov
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.