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Registered Nurse

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Tomah, WI 54660, USA

* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThis position is located in the Specialty Care Department section of the Tomah VAMC outpatient care in nursing. This position will be responsible for neurology, the infusion clinic, and the role of Traveling Veteran Co... Read More

* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThis position is located in the Specialty Care Department section of the Tomah VAMC outpatient care in nursing. This position will be responsible for neurology, the infusion clinic, and the role of Traveling Veteran Coordinator.Learn more about this agency### ResponsibilitiesThe Registered Nurse Care Manager is responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing direct Veteran care in the ambulatory primary care (Patient Aligned Care Team) environment uses the nursing process and evidence based practice to perform nursing functions related to coordination of patient care utilizing patient centered practices, and a focus on excellence in nursing care and customer service. Coordination of care includes the facilitation of shared decision making, identification of patient care needs, facilitation of patient identified goals for care using motivational interviewing skills, development and modification of a patient specific plan of care, monitoring of patient outcomes, coordination of services between VA facilities and non-VA facilities, facilitation and utilization of established chronic disease management processes, and coordination of transitional care after discharge. She/he collaborates with patients to assess and identify needs, issues, care goals, and resources in critical factors for achieving desired outcomes related to discharge, post hospital recovery and health maintenance/wellness. The Registered Nurse Care Manager utilizes patient information databases to identify at-risk Veterans requiring coordination of care, utilization of and participation in shared medical appointments, and use of decision support tools along with critical thinking skills to triage Veterans with symptom related complaints. The Registered Nurse Care Manager will establish patient education goals and establish a nurse run follow-up clinic to obtain positive patient outcomes.The Registered Nurse Care Manager collaborates with other team members and the larger team (specialty care, family/caregiver, internal and community-based services involved in providing care to the patient) in developing the patient-centered and holistic care plan. The Registered Nurse Care Manager monitors and tracks consults in collaboration with the primary care team. Assists in ensuring the Veteran receives the right care, at the right time, in the right place.**Work Schedule:**0730-1600 or 0800-1630, Monday through Friday**Financial Disclosure Report:** Not required### Travel RequiredNot required##### Supervisory statusNo##### Promotion Potential00* #### Job family (Series)0610 Nurse* RequirementsHelp## Requirements### Conditions of Employment* You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job* Designated and/or random drug testing required* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959* You may be required to serve a probationary period* Subject to a background/security investigation* Must be proficient in written and spoken English* Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process### Qualifications**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:*** BSN* 3-5 years Medical Surgical experience* 2-3 years Specialty Care experience* Prefer experience in Neurology, Traveling Veteran Care Coordination, and Infusion Nursing* Excellent customer service skills?**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:** Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting.### Education**IMPORTANT:**A transcript must be submitted with your application if you are basing all or part of your qualifications on education.**Note:**Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit: Additional informationAnnual leave shall accrue for full-time Nurses, and Nurse Anesthetists at the rate of 8 hours for each full biweekly pay period.This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies.It is the policy of the VA to not deny employment to those that have faced financial hardships or periods of unemployment.This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status.United States Citizenship Required; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.Veterans and Transitioning Service Members: Please visit the VA for Vets site for career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members.If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.Read more### How You Will Be EvaluatedYou will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.**IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.**Your application, r sum , C.V., and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect consideration for employment.**NOTE:**Candidate's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.Experience as an RN will be evaluated to determine if the experience is of an acceptable level of quality with regard to the following four dimensions of nursing: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration and Scientific Inquiry. Each dimension of practice has criteria that demonstrate essential core competencies for VHA Nursing Personnel.Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.Read more### Background checks and security clearance##### Security clearanceOther* Required DocumentsHelp## Required DocumentsTo apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:* VA Form 10-2850a* ResumeVA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: (REQUIRED)**The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklistto ensure you have included all documents required for your application, such as a copy of your transcript (if using education to qualify), SF-50's, etc.* Cover Letter* DD-214* OF-306* VA Form 10-2850a* Other Veterans Document* Resume* SF-15* SF-50* Transcript#### If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.* BenefitsHelp## BenefitsA career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits.Review our benefitsEligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.* How to ApplyHelp## How to ApplyAll applicants are encouraged to apply online. To apply for this position, you must complete the full questionnaire and submit the documentation specified in the Required Documents section below. The complete application package must be submitted by 11:59 PM (ET) on 06/29/2018 to receive consideration.1. To begin, click Apply Online to create a USAJOBS account or log in to your existing account. Follow the prompts to select your USA JOBS resume and/or other supporting documents and complete the occupational questionnaire.2. Click Submit My Answers to submit your application package.**NOTE:** It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date.To verify your application is complete, log into your USA JOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process. To return to an incomplete application, log into your USA JOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USA JOBS account or your application will be incomplete.Read more### Agency contact information### Rebekah Vetter##### Phone608-###-######### ...@va.gov##### AddressTomah VA Medical Center500 East Veterans StreetTomah, WIUSLearn more about this agency### Next stepsOnce your online application is submitted you will receive a confirmation notification by email. After we receive application packages (including all required documents) and the vacancy announcement closes, we will review applications to ensure qualification and eligibility requirements are met. After the review is complete, a referral certificate(s) is issued and applicants will be notified of their status by email. Referred applicants will be notified as such and may be contacted directly by the hiring office for an interview. All referred applicants receive a final notification once a selection decision has been made.You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your USA Jobs account and clicking on Applications. Information regarding your application status can be found in the USAJobs Help Center.Read more* Fair & Transparent## Fair & TransparentThe Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.### Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyThe United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.* Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for federal employees & job applicantsRead more### Reasonable Accommodation PolicyFederal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:* An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.* An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency.Read more#### Legal and regulatory guidance* Financial suitability* Social security number request* Privacy Act* Signature and false statements* Selective Service* New employee probationary periodThis job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/502579300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.*Open & closing dates:* 06/15/2018 to 06/29/2018*Salary:* $56,006 to $103,854 per year*Pay scale & grade:* VN 00*Work schedule:* Full-Time*Appointment type:* Permanent Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, ccu, hospice, nurse, nurse clinical, psychiatric, recovery, registed, tcu

Registered Nurse (Mental Health) CBOC

Department of Veterans Affairs
Baton Rouge, LA 70873, USA

Our new Veterans Medical Center is a 200-bed level 1b medical center including an acute mental health unit, inpatient medicine, surgery, and intensive care units, and a community living center. We serve as a tertiary care regional referral center for... Read More

SummaryResidents of Greater New Orleans enjoy one of the highest qualities of life in the United States. While we are known to enjoy many of the best restaurants in the world, more than 300 festivals, vibrant nightlife, not to mention Mardi Gras, that's just the beginning of what we have to offer. We treasure family and community, our children have access to high-quality education, we enjoy an incredible abundance of the arts, and so much more!The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, provides quality, patient-centered health care to Veterans throughout 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana. We meet the needs of Veterans through seven community-based outpatient clinics located in Slidell, Hammond, St. John Parish, Houma, Franklin, Bogalusa and Baton Rouge, as well as a new Veterans Medical Center in New Orleans.Our new Veterans Medical Center is a 200-bed level 1b medical center including an acute mental health unit, inpatient medicine, surgery, and intensive care units, and a community living center. We serve as a tertiary care regional referral center for Veterans across the Gulf coast from the Florida panhandle to the Louisiana/Texas state line for specialized acute care services. SLVHCS has a specialized imaging center including PET/CT, 3 CT scanners, and 2 MRI as well as 8 operating rooms and six procedure rooms. The medical center is designed to meet the full array of VA missions: health care to America's heroes, education, research, and national preparedness and assistance and serves as a cornerstone for the emerging biosciences industry in New Orleans. SLVHCS serves as an educational medical center. As a medical center surrounded by education institutions, we have academic affiliations with Louisiana State University and Tulane University Medical School's. We also have relationships with University of New Orleans, Dillard University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Tulane University Graduate Program in Health Administration and Loyola University to recruit and grow our staff of allied health and administrative professionals. These relationships help us to provide excellent primary, specialty and mental health services to our Veterans. For more information, like us on Facebook: facebook. com/VANewOrleans and follow us on Twitter: com/VANewOrleans.DutiesOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?The Mental Health RN provides a wide array of services in the following areas: acute inpatient, residential, ambulatory care programs, addictions treatment, emergency/urgent care, and vocational rehabilitation services. The Mental Health RN provides care that is patient focused and culturally sensitive to promote recovery; focuses on the treatment of the most common diagnosis encountered in Mental Health range from a multitude of psychological illnesses such as schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, post-traumatic, stress disorder, major depression and other depressive disorders, substance and addiction. Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others.Relocation Authorized: No Work Schedule: Rotating 8 hour shifts, 7:30am-4:00pm M-F/weekends and/or as patient care dictates. Security Clearance: Public Trust - Background Investigation Supervisory Status: No This is a Bargaining unit position. Relocation/Recruitment: Incentives are not authorized. Position is open until filled: Cut-off for certificate issuance will be every 30 business days.Optional Salary Description: Applicant's education and length of nursing experience will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected.Functional Statement Title/#: Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (Functional statement is available for review in the Human Resource office)$61,910$88,784Job DetailsApplication Open Date2/1/2018Application Close Date12/28/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyUnited States CitizensStatusFull-Time Associated topics: cardiothoracic, care unit, domiciliary, infusion, intensive care unit, nurse, nurse rn, registed, tcu, transitional

Clinic Intake Specialist

Veterans Evaluation Services
Eugene, OR 97402, USA

Assist providers and veterans on exam days in any manner needed. General problem solving in a solutions-oriented manner for both providers and veterans. Update case statuses as available. Must possess the desire to assist our wounded veterans with a ... Read More

Job Description To be further considered for this position, please apply through the following link: -822f-4105-a5de-69ad6c4e7b84&jobId=129810&lang=en_US&source=CC3& ccId=19000101_000001 General Job Summary: Assist providers and veterans on exam days in any manner needed. General problem solving in a solutions-oriented manner for both providers and veterans. Update case statuses as available. Must possess the desire to assist our wounded veterans with a caring, positive, and patriotic attitude. Essential Job Functions: 1) Arrive 30 minutes prior to scheduled exam;2) Display snacks/water/flags/veteran material in the provider s waiting area and post VES signs in the door;3) Greet each veteran immediately, obtain medical history, any diagnostic results or medical records and provide sign in sheet;4) Provide information to the providers (worksheets/HX forms/day/face sheets), and assist with vitals (weight, height, blood pressure);5) Document and update OMS comments for everything you do pertaining to veterans and providers;6) Keep all veterans information private and confidential;7) Assist the veteran in any way needed;8) Always be courteous and respectful; and9) Adhere to local and externally relevant health and safety laws and policies. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Maintain cleanliness of the clinic/per-diem and exam rooms;2) Frequently utilizes computer, telephone, e-mail and e-fax;3) Communicate and assist other departments in a collaborative effort to expedite cases;4) Work effectively within a team dynamic;5) Adapt to new instructions, requests or procedures as provided;6) Maintain a high sense of urgency at all times; and7) Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : 1) Intermediate knowledge of pertinent medical terminology;2) Advanced verbal and interpersonal skills;3) Advanced written communication skills, to include excellent grammar;4) Advanced reading and comprehension abilities;5) Advanced analytical skills and detail-oriented;6) Advanced multi-tasking skills;7) Advanced organizational and prioritization skills, with strong ability to meet strict deadlines;8) Proficient typing skills; and9) Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, general internet research, and beginner knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Working Conditions: 1) Casual office environment, with some exposure to mild noise from office equipment and moderate noise generated by staff members;2) Frequently utilizes phone, fax machine, computer, printer, and copy machines; and3) Occasionally lifts and/or carries materials or items weighing up to approximately fifty pounds. Minimum Level of Preparation and Training: 1) High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and2) One to two years training and/or certification in the medical field preferred; and3) CPR certified preferred; and4) Valid driver s license required. Veterans Evaluation Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Associated topics: aseptic, biopharmaceutical, diet, drug, food scientist, immunology, medical, patient, therapy, virus

Cemetery Caretaker

Department of Veterans Affairs
Calverton, NY 11933, USA

The Cemetery Caretaker performs jobs requiring mainly manual skills and physical strength. Performs a variety of tasks, such as operating small tractors and riding lawn mowers; transplanting shrubs; digging graves to the proper level; cutting and rem... Read More

SummaryOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?The National Cemetery Administration honors Veterans with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service to our nation. The National Cemetery Administration will serve all Veterans and their families with the utmost dignity, respect, and compassion. Every national cemetery will be a place that inspires visitors to understand and appreciate the service and sacrifice of our Nation's Veterans. For more information about the National Cemetery Administration, visit cem. va. gov/.America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to va. gov/jobs/.These positions are located at the Calverton National Cemetery in Calverton, NY. The incumbent performs a variety of tasks in the interment operations and the grounds and facilities maintenance operations areas..This announcement is a solicitation for applications from current VA employees and status eligible applicants. Please note that as provided for in the Master Agreement the FIRST area of consideration for this position will be permanent employees of the Calverton National Cemetery , the SECOND area of consideration will be employees at other VA facilities, and the THIRD area of consideration will be status eligibles. Duties The Cemetery Caretaker performs jobs requiring mainly manual skills and physical strength. Performs a variety of tasks, such as operating small tractors and riding lawn mowers; transplanting shrubs; digging graves to the proper level; cutting and removing sod, tamping and leveling dirt using hand and power tools; digging and squaring graves using pneumatic equipment, picks and shovels; assisting in lifting and placing caskets on lowering devices; loading and unloading materials; aligning headstones; cleaning and clearing cemetery grounds of debris using power trimmers, chainsaws, axes, shovels, rakes, blowers, vacuums etc.; weeding, mulching, and applying fertilizer; pruning shrubs and low level dead branches; removing snow and ice; cleaning headstones using sprayer and hand brush; and cleaning service and administrative areas.These are temporary appointments not to exceed 6 months. Temporary appointments are non-status, nonpermanent appointments of limited duration for one year or less. Should the need warrant, temporary appointments may be extended without further competition up to a maximum of one additional year (for a total of two years, or 24 months within the preceding three year or 36 months' period). The appointment to a temporary position does not confer eligibility for promotion, reassignment, or transfer to other positions or the ability to be non-competitively converted to permanent employment.Work schedule: May be required to work Monday through Friday to include occasional weekends. Due to the mission of the National Cemetery, the cemetery cannot be closed for more than 2 consecutive days at any given time. Additionally, when a Federal holiday falls on a Monday or Friday, staff may be required to work on that holiday or a Saturday. All staff is required to work Memorial Day each year. Staff will be required to work overtime, weekends and holidays when necessary to meet the needs of the cemetery. Occasionally staff may be called back to the facility to perform emergency overtime work. Compressed/Flexible Schedule: Not AvailablePosition Description Title/PD#: Cemetery Caretaker/ 39173A The full performance level of this position is WG-4. Relocation Expenses: Not AuthorizedFinancial Disclosure Report: Not Required$20$23Job DetailsApplication Open Date5/31/2018Application Close Date6/15/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, National Cemetery AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone

Supervisory Medical Support Assistant - Hiring Now!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Altoona, PA 16603, USA

The Supervisory Medical Support Assistant (MSA) serves as the supervisor for all Medical Support Assistants located in the Call Center of the medical center, Outpatient Service. The incumbent is responsible for supervising, planning and directing cal... Read More

SummaryOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?The James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center consists of a parent site, located in Altoona, PA and 5 community based outpatient clinics (CBOCs) located in DuBois, Huntingdon ,Indiana, Johnstown & State College, PA. With approximately 800 employees, the Altoona VAMC is one of the largest employers in the area. The medical center serves Veterans from a 14 county area in Central PA, providing exceptional health care in the areas of Acute Care, Behavioral Health, Diagnostic Services, Urgent Care, Long Term Care, Pharmacy, Primary Care, Social Services, Specialty Care & Women's Health.VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.DutiesThe Supervisory Medical Support Assistant (MSA) serves as the supervisor for all Medical Support Assistants located in the Call Center of the medical center, Outpatient Service. The incumbent is responsible for supervising, planning and directing call center operations, which includes: assigning and evaluating work; resolving complex problems to ensure appropriate patient services are provided; identifying educational/training needs; and evaluating tools which would enhance the ability of the call center agents to better assist Veterans. Ensures assistance to Veterans by providing a smooth process for managing outpatient appointments. Performs a variety of support duties that facilitate the work of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, nursing support staff, and other members of the facility who provide patient care. The Supervisory MSA defines overall objectives, priorities, and deadlines and assists the MSAs with unusual situations that do not have clear precedents. Responsible for maintaining and reviewing Audiocare set-up for optimal usage (e. g. adding new clinics for reminder calls, arranging all-Veteran messages for special events). Provides on-the-job training for MSAs assigned to Call Center. Responsible for employee conduct and performance issues, completing recurring reports and performance evaluations.Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is primarily dayshift, Monday through Friday, and may include some extended clinic hours, as well as weekend coverage in the event that additional services are added.Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary and may involve some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items.Financial Disclosure Report: Not RequiredThis is a non bargaining unit position.$41,365$53,773Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/2/2018Application Close Date6/15/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: assistant cvor, assistant psych, assistant surgery, assistant surgical, clinic, diagnostic, physician assistant, practice physician, urgent care, walk in

Military Veterans Become a Professional CDL Truck Driver and Make Up to $82k Your First Year!

US Xpress
Holland, MI 49423, USA

Military Veterans - Now you can earn up to $82,000 your first year as a professional truck driver with our NEW Post-9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program. US Xpress is proud to announce that we are now one of a select few trucking companies approved by... Read More

Military Veterans - Now you can earn up to $82,000 your first year as a professional truck driver with our NEW Post-9/11 GI Bill Apprenticeship Program. US Xpress is proud to announce that we are now one of a select few trucking companies approved by the VA to offer this Program. If you qualify you're now eligible to get up to 24 monthly stipend payments from the VA depending on your active duty status. That's up to $25,700 - TAX FREE. Plus you will earn great pay with US Xpress while gaining a valuable career. Don't qualify for the GI Bill? Ask about our Advanced Rate of Pay that will get you started making experienced driver pay right away.Have military driving experience? If you are 21 or older, and have an authorized Military Skills Waiver, give us a call and we'll walk you through the steps to get your Class A CDL.No Experience? If you have military experience but don't hold a Class A CDL, give us a call and we'll help you with the needed training. U.S. Xpress has partnerships with the best commercial driving academies and a great tuition reimbursement program.U.S. Xpress puts a high value on the experience, commitment and work ethic of veterans, and we are especially honored to employ those who have served our country. We're on a mission to hire more veterans than ever before in positions throughout our company. We have a variety of driving opportunities including over the road, regional, dedicated and the ability to team up and drive with a partner. Call Now to learn more!BENEFITS: Earn up to $82,000/yr. , Tuition Reimbursement up to $7,000, New Top Speed: 68 MPH, Newer Trucks - average age 2 years old, 1,250 watt inverter in every US Xpress Truck, Great Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K Match, Paid Orientation , New GI Bill Apprenticeship Program. Military Veterans can earn up to $82,000/yr. Don't qualify for the GI Bill? Ask about our Advanced Rate of Pay Program for Veterans. , Pet Policy , And More! QUALIFICATIONS: Must have CDL A & 21 years or older , Don't have your CDL? We'll Help. , Veterans must meet VA qualifications - call for details.

Medical Technician

Department of Veterans Affairs
Memphis, TN 37544, USA

The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referra... Read More

SummaryOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?The VAMC in Memphis, TN consists of one main campus located at 1030 Jefferson Avenue, which includes a 60-bed Spinal Cord Injury Unit, and nine community based outpatient clinics (CBOC). It is a tertiary care facility classified as a Clinical Referral Level I Facility and one of the most complex medical centers in the VA system. It is a teaching hospital, providing a full range of patient care services, with state-of-the-art technology, as well as extensive education and research programs. Comprehensive primary, secondary, and tertiary health care is provided in areas of medicine, general cardiovascular and neurological surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, neurology, oncology, dentistry, and geriatrics. Specialized outpatient services are provided through general, specialty, and subspecialty outpatient clinics including a women's health center. Services are available to more than 206,000 Veterans living in a 53-county tri-state area (Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi).The VAMC in Memphis is part of the VA MidSouth Healthcare Network, VISN 9, which includes facilities in Lexington and Louisville, KY; Huntington, WV; and Nashville and Mountain Home, TN.Special Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213. 3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i. e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator. DutiesClosing on Sunday, September 30, 2018 THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINOUS ANNOUNCEMENT. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and/or the closing date, whichever event occurs first; consequently, the position may be filled before the posted closing date. Incomplete application packages will not receive consideration.This position is located in the Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Service at the Memphis VA Medical Center. The Medical Technician (Phlebotomist) duties include:Use at least two patient identifiers when collecting lab samples and use two indentifiers to label sample collection containers in the presence of the patient. Carefully check the name/SSN of the outpatient's VA card; Follow-up on possible order entry errors by checking the computer and consulting with supervisors and carefully follows written procedures. Perform venous blood collection. Demonstrate the ability to organize and prioritize work based on the rights of the patient as well as the interests of the physician. Give proper attention to urgent requests. Maintains and controls laboratory records. Maintains records of results and related documents. Maintains records describing results pertaining to tests and examinations performed. Work schedule: Various schedules. Rotating shifts to include weekends & holidaysCompressed/Flexible Schedule: Not Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This not a virtual position. Position Description Title/PD#: Medical Technician/ 50117A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required$29,847$38,798Job DetailsApplication Open Date1/11/2018Application Close Date9/30/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyStatus Candidates (Merit Promotion and VEOA Eligibles)StatusFull-Time Associated topics: blood collection, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, microbiology, mlt, scientist, technician ii, technician lab, technician laboratory, toxicology

Physician (Vascular Surgeon) OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCMENT

Department of Veterans Affairs
Miami, FL 33222, USA

The Miami VA Healthcare System is seeking two full-time vascular surgeon in the Operative Care/Surgical Service at the Miami VA Healthcare System, one of which will be the Chief of Section. The incumbent is expected to have extensive experience in pe... Read More

SummaryOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?DutiesThe Miami VA Healthcare System is seeking two full-time vascular surgeon in the Operative Care/Surgical Service at the Miami VA Healthcare System, one of which will be the Chief of Section. The incumbent is expected to have extensive experience in performing open and endovascular procedures, and have experience reading vascular lab studies. Duties for this position will include teaching fellows, residents, and medical students. A strong commitment to academic pursuits and clinical or basic research is required; the incumbent's duties will be divided evenly between clinical work and research. Dedicated research time and support to obtain VA grants will be provided. Successful candidates must have credentials to qualify for faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery of the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. The successful candidate must qualify for a full-time VA appointment and, as a minimum, a faculty appointment at the Clinical Assistant Professor level with the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. (primarily) and the University of Miami Health System affiliated facilities. Rank and faculty track will depend on candidate's interest and academic background. Applicants must have a Medical Degree, formal vascular fellowship training, and valid Florida Medical License (or eligible). Additionally, applicants must be certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and have Vascular Certification from the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery (VSB-ABS).RECRUITMENT/RELOCATION INCENTIVE MAY BE OFFERED TO HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATE This announcement will stay open until position has been filled.Work Schedule: 8:00 to 4:30 Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required$103,395$400,000Job DetailsApplication Open Date2/2/2018Application Close Date12/31/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyUnited States CitizensStatusFull-Time Associated topics: general surgery, laparoscopic, robotics, surg, surgeon, surgery, surgery physician

Time and Leave Clerk

Department of Veterans Affairs
Dallas, TX 75215, USA

Key role of this position Is to maintain precise and timely submission of the time and attendance records for Nursing Service and Sterile Processing and Decontamination employees: and, performs timekeeping duties and responsibilities of posting time ... Read More

SummarySpecial Employment Consideration: VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply, including those eligible for hiring under 5 CFR 213. 3102(u), Schedule A, Appointment of persons with disabilities [i. e., intellectual disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or psychiatric disabilities], and/or Disabled veterans with a compensable service-connected disability of 30% or more. Contact the Agency Contact for information on how to apply under this appointment authority via the Selective Placement Coordinator.Key role of this position Is to maintain precise and timely submission of the time and attendance records for Nursing Service and Sterile Processing and Decontamination employees: and, performs timekeeping duties and responsibilities of posting time and attendance records, timecards, fee basis documentation and authorization documents work associated Nursing Service employees via hospital computer system (PAID) including Title, 38, Hybrid Title 38, Title 5, part-time, full -time, and Fee Basis employees. This Position is located in the Nursing Service, Office of the Associate Director of Patient Services, VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX and Office of Nursing Service Chief Nurse, Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center, Bonham, TX.Work Schedule: Day Shifts between 8:30- 6:30 pm, including weekends Telework: Not available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Time and Leave Clerk/3661-A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required DutiesNone$35,718$46,435Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/2/2018Application Close Date6/18/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone

Nurse - Emergency Department

Department of Veterans Affairs
Seattle, WA 98127, USA

The new Emergency Department was opened in 2012. There are 25 beds with 2 triage rooms, 2 psychiatry \"low stim\" rooms, 2 negative airflow rooms and 3-4 rooms are run as 'fast track\"/urgent care rooms. The Registered Nurse provides care to Veterans... Read More

SummaryThe new Emergency Department was opened in 2012. There are 25 beds with 2 triage rooms, 2 psychiatry \"low stim\" rooms, 2 negative airflow rooms and 3-4 rooms are run as 'fast track\"/urgent care rooms. The Registered Nurse provides care to Veterans for acute and urgent medical problems and referrals to primary care for Veterans requesting primary care. Psychiatric emergencies are triaged and referred to psychiatric specialty as PES (Psychiatric Emergency Services). Patients range in age from 20 to 90, with 95 percent of them being male with an average age of 58 years. Humanitarian care is provided until stable enough to transfer to appropriate site for continued care. Patients requiring major trauma care are referred to the nearest trauma center. Most frequent presenting problems are chronic illness with acute exacerbations such as COPD, CAD, hypertension, diabetes and diseases related to substance abuse. Acute problems are mainly of cardiac, respiratory, and gastrointestinal origin.Work Schedule: Night shift, combination of 8 and 12 hour shifts (2400-0800 and 1930-0800)DutiesDuties include: Consistently performs comprehensive physical, psychological and social assessments. Detects early clinical changes in patient's condition. Effectively prioritizes actual and potential problem/needs. Develops realistic and measurable outcomes for identified patient needs and evaluates patient's progress toward outcomes. Revises the plan of care when appropriate. Is self-directed in providing and managing safe, therapeutic care for groups of patients. Effectively intervenes in critical patient care situations. Demonstrates knowledge and/or required safety skills in area of assignment and, when appropriate, in the following: emergency preparedness plan, hazardous materials, fire plan, equipment failure emergency plans, and utility outage response procedures for this area. Consistently documents and reports patient care that reflects the critical thinking process. Effectively guides all levels of nursing and ancillary staff assigned to the work unit. $60,234$114,715Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/2/2018Application Close Date9/30/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: care, care unit, infusion, intensive care, intensive care unit, maternal, mhb, nurse, psychatric, registered nurse

Carpenter

Department of Veterans Affairs
Prescott, AZ 86304, USA

Performs main duties of a journeyman carpenter. Work includes, but not limited to, alterations, construction, repairs, and modifications of items and structures such as window and door frames, rafters, trusses and beams, ceramic tile, interior and ex... Read More

SummaryNestled at an elevation of 5,200' feet above sea level amongst the largest stand of ponderosa pine forests in the U. S., Prescott's perfect weather provides an average temperature of 70 degrees, with four beautiful and distinct seasons, and breathtaking landscapes complete with granite mountains, lakes, streams, and rolling meadows filled with wildlife.Here you'll find many things to do including horseback riding, golfing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, camping, mountain biking, local breweries, restaurants, shopping, and a hometown feel that keep our visitors, young and old, coming back year after year.Once the territorial capital of the state, Prescott is rich with history embodied in its world famous Whiskey Row and abundant historical landmarks. Whether you're seeking to relax in a natural environment filled with beauty and wildlife, or the history of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and cowboy forays in the most famous saloons of the Old West, check out the True West and Real Adventure. azrelocationguides. comOUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - \"To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan\" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?DutiesPerforms main duties of a journeyman carpenter. Work includes, but not limited to, alterations, construction, repairs, and modifications of items and structures such as window and door frames, rafters, trusses and beams, ceramic tile, interior and exterior trim, staircases, floors, floor coverings, framework, roofing, concrete, and other masonry type work.Uses initiative and judgment in accomplishing work assignment. Accomplish all facets of work independently. Projects frequently include work that requires close tolerances, precise fit and a finished appearance. Initiate and complete assignments under minimal supervision. Review of work is primarily for compliance with building codes, objectives, timelines and quality of workmanship. Responsible for safely operating powered equipment and hand tools and adhering to all safety procedures. Advises Maintenance Supervisor when coordination with other trades is required. Also, alerts supervisor to need for replacement parts and materials used in teh trade by acquiring quotes from vendors and completing purchase order requests. Most work is performed in employee and/or patient areas. The incumbent is expected to be courteous, cooperative, and amiable in dealing with both groups and exercise care to protect occupants and property at all times.Work Schedule: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday Position Description/PD#: Carpenter/5205A Financial Disclosure Report: Not required$24$28Job DetailsApplication Open Date5/30/2018Application Close Date6/20/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: cabinet, cabinet maker, cabinetry, carpenter, carpentry, edgebander, furniture, laminator, nail, wood

Material Handler

Department of Veterans Affairs
Durham, NC 27703, USA

This position serves as a Warehouse Worker located within the Warehouse area of the Logistics Service in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System performing work that involves handling and/or overseeing one or more product lines, a segment of a large ... Read More

SummaryThis position serves as a Warehouse Worker located within the Warehouse area of the Logistics Service in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System performing work that involves handling and/or overseeing one or more product lines, a segment of a large warehouse, or may serve as the senior employee in a smaller warehouse or supply facility. Major duties and responsibilities include: Develops and implements storage plans for assigned area(s) and arranges for movement of supplies between warehouse locations; Consolidates materials, and provide maximum space utilization and protection of materials; Coordinates incoming and outgoing shipments and placement of materials on docking areas; Selects specific storage locations within framework of general warehousing plan; Rotates stock, check for outdated materials and maintains the appropriate safeguards and temperature controls; Handles delivering and warehousing materials including hazardous, flammable and temperature sensitive products; Drives vehicles, trucks or vans not exceeding 4500 pounds vehicular weight, with electrical or hydraulic lift; Groups supplies in a logical and easy access manner while ensuring maximum efficiency of space; Submits monthly reports, status updates, periodic monitors and setting benchmarks; Coordinates all excess/turn-ins of equipment and materials; May serve as a senior member of a warehouse project team; Performs other related duties as assigned. DutiesWork Schedule: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Position Description Title/PD#: /6606 Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not authorized$18$21Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/2/2018Application Close Date6/20/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: dock c, handler, logistics support, material handler, operator night, pallet, palletizer, picker, supply chain, unloading

RN- Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Phoenix, AZ 85003, USA

The function of the MHICM RN is to deliver quality nursing care to a culturally diverse Veteran population. He or she will collaborate with the team as well as prepare and administer prescribed medications (including injections) for the patients in t... Read More

SummaryA full-time RN staff position is open in the MHICM (Mental Health Intensive Case Management) Program. The RN is directly responsible to the Nurse Manager for clinical nursing practice and to the MHICM Program Coordinator for implementation of the daily responsibilities of the patient's treatment plan.Work Schedule: Flexible schedule, which may include extended hours and weekends. Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredDutiesThe function of the MHICM RN is to deliver quality nursing care to a culturally diverse Veteran population. He or she will collaborate with the team as well as prepare and administer prescribed medications (including injections) for the patients in the community setting, and may perform venipuncture tasks. The RN must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting. Broad clinical knowledge enables the RN to effectively implement health care and manage acute and chronic mental illnesses. The MHICM RN demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to the population served. The incumbent provides case management services to the chronically mentally ill patients in the community. He/ she must be able to assess and interpret data relating to the patient's current health status which will facilitate the delivery of case management of the chronically mentally ill. The incumbent will drive a government vehicle within his/her designated community area assignments and may be required to provide patient transportation.$63,871$114,213Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/1/2018Application Close Date6/14/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: asn, care, care unit, hospice, maternal, mhb, nurse, nurse rn, registed, registered nurse

Information Receptionist

Department of Veterans Affairs
Danville, IL 61832, USA

Summary Duties None $26,587 $34,561 Job Details Application Open Date 6/6/2018 Application Close Date 6/26/2018 Organization Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Who May Apply None Status None... Read More

SummaryDutiesNone$26,587$34,561Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/6/2018Application Close Date6/26/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone

Lead Medical Supply Technician Sterile Processing

Department of Veterans Affairs
Portland, OR 97204, USA

and proper techniques for removing gross contamination and eliminating pathogens. Amends or rejects work not meeting established standards and ensures equipment is properly disassembled and reassembled. Provides instruction and reviews products which... Read More

SummaryThe Lead Medical Supply Technician serves as the primary point of contact for other services and as the subject matter expert with final technical decision making authority for a self-directed Sterile Processing team. The Lead Medical Supply Technician is responsible for ensuring staffing coverage is maintained at all times and ensuring deadlines essential to patient care are met. Will rotate among all of the various duty assignments, approves leave for a few hours and emergencies, and reviews the work performed by technicians in the Sterile Processing center. Assigns work which includes surgical instrument cleaning/decontamination, tray preparation, equipment maintenance, sterilization, and case cart assembly. Administers the training program for the Sterile Processing center and provides guidance to members of the team. Reviews the cleaning, decontamination, assembly and sterilization of the full range of reusable medical supplies and equipment used in the Medical Center's wards and clinics in addition to the full spectrum of surgical instrumentation and power tools. Instructs employees in the appropriate method and proper techniques for removing gross contamination and eliminating pathogens. Amends or rejects work not meeting established standards and ensures equipment is properly disassembled and reassembled. Provides instruction and reviews products which result from the preparation of the full range of reusable medical/surgical supplies and equipment used throughout the Medical Center. Ensures appropriate methods for sterilizing are selected, balancing time constraints with possible detrimental effects of quicker methods. Periodically tests operation of equipment for effectiveness of sterilization. Ensures used equipment is properly collected and the proper methods for removing gross contamination and disinfecting component parts, disassembling, cleaning, reassembling and sterilizing in accordance with OSHA, AAMI, FDA, JCAHO and local requirements are used, testing the operation of equipment, obtaining needed repairs, preparing components for sterilization, storing clean and sterile equipment, issuing equipment, troubleshooting the equipment, and explaining the proper use of the equipment to members of the Medical Center staff and patient population.Work Schedule: Full-time TBD Position Description/PD#: Lead Medical Supply Technician Sterile Processing/21086-A Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredDutiesNone$43,932$57,110Job DetailsApplication Open Date5/31/2018Application Close Date6/20/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: lab, laboratory, medical, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, scientist, surgical technologist, technician iv, technician lab, technician laboratory