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Clinic Intake Specialist

Veterans Evaluation Services
Lubbock, TX 79424, USA

Job Description: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 t... Read More

Job Description: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 providers 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; and 9) 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; and 7) 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; and 9) 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; and 3) 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; and 2) One to two years training and/or certification in the medical field preferred; and 3) CPR certified preferred; and 4) Valid drivers 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: biomedical, biopharma, cytometry, healthcare, injury, physiologist, physiology, toxicologist, vaccine, virus

Advanced Medical Support Assistant - Hiring Now!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Sioux Falls, SD 57106, USA

The Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Full-time , Permanent, Advanced Medical Support Assistant . As an Advanced Medical Support Assistant, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to:... Read More

SummaryThis is an INTERNAL announcement. Current permanent Sioux Falls VAHCS employees, current permanent VA employees from other facilities, and current permanent employees from other Federal Agencies should apply under this announcement. Veterans Preference is not used on internal announcements. If you wish to apply using your Veterans Preference, you should also apply under the external announcement. OUR 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? At the Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS), we strive to hire only the best! Working with and for America's Veterans is a privilege, and we pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide. In return for your commitment to quality health care for our nation's Veterans, VA offers an incomparable benefits package. Located in southeast South Dakota, Sioux Falls is a family-oriented community with no state income tax. The SFVAHCS is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care service, with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care, and long-term care in the areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics, and transitional care. The SFVAHCS is part of VA Midwest Healthcare System (VISN 23), which includes facilities in Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Every job at the VA impacts the Veterans that we serve. You can be part of that team, helping to make sure that our Veterans receive the top-quality care they deserve.DutiesThe Sioux Falls VA Health Care System is currently recruiting for one Full-time, Permanent, Advanced Medical Support Assistant. As an Advanced Medical Support Assistant, you are responsible for the following duties to include, but not limited to: Perform receptionist duties, customer service and other duties assigned for the proper and timely treatment of patients. Maintain appointment schedules for one or more clinics. Assist with clinic access contingency plans by adjusting appointment times, location, or dates as well as shift patients to other healthcare providers as conflict with staffing and/or coverage occurs. Schedule appointments and monitor clinic access Conduct daily review of consults and wait lists. Coordinate with the patient care team to review the clinic utilization by using various reports. Ensure that the clinic setup is closely monitored to effectively support the needs of the clinic, and make any necessary adjustments. Develop/maintain effective and efficient communication with the patient, interdisciplinary team, VA medical centers, and other agencies. Participate in team huddles and team meetings to manage and plan patient care, set priorities and deadlines, and adjust the flow and sequencing of the work to meet team and patient needs. Work with the team to reinforce the plan of care and self-help solutions and entering appropriate information into the electronic record. Monitor pre-appointment requirements to assure readiness for patient visit/procedure (e. g., X-ray, lab work). Manage electronic wait list to verify and validate accuracy and resolve issues. Participate and provide input in problem solving on operational issues or procedures in team meetings. Perform administrative follow up actions. The MSA is the designated scheduling subject matter expert and also trains other MSA's in VHA scheduling techniques. The MSA is responsible for tracking new enrollees to the health care system and making their initial appointment in accordance with the new enrollee time lines. Work Schedule: The tour of duty for this position is typically days, Monday - Friday. Additional information regarding the tour of duty for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Functional Statement Title/#: Advanced Medical Support Assistant$37,223$48,385Job DetailsApplication Open Date1/12/2018Application Close Date6/8/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyAgency Employees Only - Appearing on USAJOBSStatusFull-Time Associated topics: care, family medicine physician, family practice, family practice physician, physician, physician md, practitioner, primary care, provider, urgent

CDL-A Drivers U.S. Military Veterans: OJT Opportunities at Averitt

Averitt Express
Chesterfield, MO 63017, USA

Each year, Averitt commits itself to adding more veterans to our growing team. So, no matter which branch you served, or what your specialty might be, we have a uniform waiting for you. Turn here. At Averitt, we believe every veteran deserves to work... Read More

Job Description: Attention U.S. Military Veterans: OJT Opportunities at Averitt! Call (877) ###-#### Today! Each year, Averitt commits itself to adding more veterans to our growing team. So, no matter which branch you served, or what your specialty might be, we have a uniform waiting for you. Turn here. At Averitt, we believe every veteran deserves to work with a team that has your back and a company that has your future. That s why we don t just take pride in our veterans we take care of you. Nearly 2,000 veterans are already at ease with us, and we re always looking to grow that number. In fact, we re committed to hiring 1,200 or more veterans by the year 2020. If you qualify for Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits, you are eligible to get up to 12 monthly payments from the Department of Veterans Affairs while you receive on-the-job training Everyone participating in this program will receive 6 weeks behind-the-wheel training at $800/week. During the remaining 46 weeks, you will work with a mentor and leadership for follow-up training/communication Eligible drivers will complete all required paperwork during orientation. Benefit checks are paid directly from the VA, not Averitt, usually 4-6 weeks after training begins Eligible to earn up to $1,140/month tax free using your available Post-9/11 GI Bill funds, PLUS your weekly Averitt paycheck, PLUS up to $4,800 tuition/transition bonus from Averitt (paid weekly)! Requirements: Must have valid CDL-A with Post 9/11 GI benefits available Must have graduated from one of our approved truck driving schools in the past 180 days OR have any tractor trailer experience in the past 10 years (recruiter will review eligibility) Must be 21 years of age or older Ready for a change? Turn here and apply today. Apply online, or call (877) ###-#### to speak to a recruiter today!

Registered Nurse - Veterans

Volunteers of America
Los Angeles, CA 90011, USA

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, ve... Read More

Job Description About Us: Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans' services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at . Veteran Clinical Services provides a Housing First Model of care and the typical Veteran enrolled in these programs has been chronically homeless and may struggle with active substance abuse, complex medical problems and mental illness. Responsibilities: Designs and provides a comprehensive health services program which includes a broad range of medical services including assisting clients and disabled veterans with physical and emotional needsPromotes preventive health services and early intervention for health care and concernsEstablishes and implements processes for disease prevention and control of communicable diseasesProvides clients with the necessary skills and insights to assist in linking link them to an ongoing health care systemEnsures that clients continue to receive comprehensive health care even after leaving the programUses techniques and resources for best practices in assessing and evaluating health needs of clients in a community settingProvides consultation and technical assistance to program staffThe Nurse works closely with their VOA multidisciplinary team and VA Primary Medical Care Team to ensure care coordination of population served.The nurse provides intensive nursing case management supportive services and complex care coordination for Veterans enrolled in VA homeless programs.Conduct health related educational group meetings as neededNurse provides nursing-related services in community and/or transitional housing setting to Veterans who are homeless or working toward stable housing such as Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and coordinating care with the case management teamNurse is responsible for tracking and ensuring completion of clinical reminders for enrolled VASH clients, and other documentation specific to the veteran residential programs.Responsible for ensuring accurate reporting of medication disbursementLeads the medication tracking systems, ensuring compliance, accurate reconciliation of the medication log/medications, and continuous quality improvement of systemsNurse will assist in linking Veterans to medical service providers in the VA and other health systemsEducates the case management staff in the areas of Veterans health care needs and resources.Nurse is responsible for completing other medical reports like medical treatment plans, as needed by veteran residential programs.Will be responsible to provide services both at various residential facilities and/or clients home throughout LA County; will drive own car or company vehicle if available Requirements: Current and valid California license (Registered Nurse or Public Health Nurse)A registered nurse with the State of California with 2-3+ years of nursing practice/experience with a Diploma in Nursing (or above); Preferred, Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Nurse Science, or Public Health Administration (or closely related field)Must pass VOALA required vehicle and driving clearancesEffective and compassionate communication skills orally and in writing with diverse people of all ages, backgrounds, jobs and levelsExcellent computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel)Will be required to get federal clearance through VA Additional Requirements: Experience working with homeless/high need populationsKnowledge of state and federal laws governing health services requiredKnowledge of principles, techniques, methods, and procedures of current nursing practicesCurrent First Aid and CPR certification preferredBilingual (English/Spanish - written and oral) preferredValid California driver's license and good driving record; automobile with adequate insurance coverageMust be able to perform lifting (up to 50 lbs) and to bend, stoop and walk frequentlyFamiliarity with Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS) and other VA data tracking systems preferredExperience with Veteran population preferred VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Associated topics: asn, bsn, ccu, hospice, intensive care unit, neonatal, nurse clinical, recovery, staff nurse, tcu

Registered Nurse

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
420 N James Rd, Columbus, OH 43219, USA

* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThe Patient Safety Manager is a Registered Nurse responsible clinically and administratively to the Chief of Quality, Safety and Innovation, with oversight review by the Nurse Executive.Learn more about this agency### ... Read More

* DutiesHelp## Duties### SummaryThe Patient Safety Manager is a Registered Nurse responsible clinically and administratively to the Chief of Quality, Safety and Innovation, with oversight review by the Nurse Executive.Learn more about this agency### ResponsibilitiesThe Patient Safety Manager works collaboratively with other healthcare professionals to: (1) Oversee and implement patient safety policies, activities, and the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) based on current standards; (2) assist the Infection Control Preventist (ICP) in identifying and reducing cross transmission of infection by identifying risks and implementing effective infection control measures, based on current infection control standards to ensure patient safety. This position supports all facility staff in providing safe, quality care for Veterans. The goal of safe, quality patient care is met by improving clinical outcomes, increasing continuity of care, assessing patient safety risk, providing staff education, and monitoring clinical practice for compliance with the NPSG.The Patient Safety Manager functions within a nursing process framework for problem-solving and care facilitation: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Job duties are focused on achieving optimum safe, quality patient care throughout the facility. He/she is expected to perform data collection, root cause analysis, and proactive risk Healthcare Failure Mode Effects Analysis (HFEMA) analysis for improving care to patient groups, maximizing utilization of resources and enhancing the Patient Safety program.**Work Schedule:** Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; may need to work some extended hours**Financial Disclosure Report:** Not required### Travel RequiredNot required##### Supervisory statusNo##### Promotion Potential00* #### Job family (Series)0610 Nurse#### Similar jobs* Nurses, Psychiatric* Psychiatric Nurses* 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:** Three to four years nursing experience in patient safety.**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:** Heavy lifting (45 lbs and over); Heavy carrying (45 lbs and over); Straight pulling and pushing; reaching above shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking and standing up to 8 hours; repeated bending 8 hours; both legs required; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; near vision correctable at 13\" to 16\" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; depth perception; ability to distinguish shades of colors; hearing (aid permitted). Transferring patients and objects may be required. The Nurse may be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium, dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The Nurse must be mature, flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in stressful situations; able to shift priorities based on patient needs.### 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.This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan reimbursement program within VHA. If selected for this position you must meet specific individual eligibility criteria in accordance with VHA Policy 1021 and apply for EDRP within four (4) months of appointment. Final award amount and program start date is determined after review of a complete EDRP application and supporting documentation by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services office. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.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* Resume* TranscriptVA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: ****REQUIRED** Must be signed within 90 days of application.**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* 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 06/25/2018 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### David Wiseman##### Phone(614) ###-######### ...@va.gov##### AddressChalmers P Wylie Veterans Outpatient Clinic420 North James RoadColumbus, OHUSLearn 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/501911500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.*Open & closing dates:* 06/11/2018 to 06/25/2018*Salary:* $51,410 to $101,379 per year*Pay scale & grade:* VN 00*Work schedule:* Full-Time*Appointment type:* Permanent Associated topics: asn, bsn, cardiothoracic, care unit, maternal, mhb, psychiatric, recovery, registed, transitional

LPN (7A/7B Acute Psychiatry)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Murfreesboro, TN 37130, USA

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Patient Care Activities:(a) providing for the patient's privacy and safety(b) data collection; observe, report, and document signs and symptoms of patient's general condition(c) provide dir... Read More

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Patient Care Activities:(a) providing for the patient's privacy and safety(b) data collection; observe, report, and document signs and symptoms of patient's general condition(c) provide direct nursing care to adult and geriatric patients with complex problems to include, but not limited to: bathing, showering, oral care, shaving, feeding, turning and positioning, and ambulating; collecting and labeling specimens; performing enterostomal care, perineal care, administering enemas and colostomy irrigations; providing oral, nasopharyngeal and tracheal suctioning, tracheostomy care, administering oxygen; providing complex wound care; lifting, moving, transferring, and/or transporting patients; applying protective/supporting devices or restraints; administering nasogastric tube feedings(d) recognize and initiate emergency measures(e) perform diagnostic procedures(f) transcribe doctor's orders(g) perform narcotic count as per policy/procedure and immediately notifies the Charge RN of discrepancies(h) administer oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous medications; administers immunizations independently upon completion of Immunization Competency Module; observe, report and document patient's response to medication including adverse reactions and possible medication errors(i) make frequent rounds on patients, noting environment, changes in patient's behavior and/or physical condition; report and document all observed problems and indicates which might have an adverse effect on patients, visitors or personnel(j) observe, document and report unpredictable behavior that may lead to violence, potential for injury related to wandering or fall risk; use diversional activities to promote restraint-free environment(k) monitor patients who require group status or 1:1 observation, e.g. suicide precautions, patients with potential for injuring self or others(l) performs support duties for therapeutic and diagnostic proceduresBasic 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 practical or vocational nursing approved by the appropriate State agency accredited by the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing Inc. (ACEN) at the time the program was completed by the applicant. Verification can be obtained from the State approving agency or the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 | Atlanta, GA 30326 Or from the web site. All applicants must verify that the program where you received your Nursing Degree is accredited by checking to see if it is listed on either the state agency approved list or the ACEN list (see below) in order to meet the basic qualification requirements. IF your educational degree program is not listed on one of these websites and the program was accredited at the time you graduated, you will need to submit additional written documentation from one of these agencies or from the Director of the Nursing program of your school as proof of accreditation by the ACEN or the State. Your college transcripts are not proof of this documentation.***The Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing Inc.(ACEN), located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 | Atlanta, GA 30326 or call (404) ###-####. The ACEN accredits all levels of nursing programs. Additional information may be obtained from the ACEN. . To Verify State Nursing Board: Google - State Nursing Board of _______(the state in which the school is located) and then look for the Board of Nursing approved LPN schools. Health care education in the military service or training in the military service which is accepted by the licensing body in the jurisdiction in which the individual is licensed as qualifying for LPN/LVN licensure will be accepted as meeting the education requirements for VHA employment.The education requirement is waived for VHA employees who were converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) in implementation of Public Law 98-160, enacted November 21, 1983, and for VHA employees converted to appointments under 38 U.S.C. 7405 in implementation of Public Law 99-576, enacted October 28, 1986; and for their future personnel actions under this authority. The waiver will not apply to persons appointed under 38 U.S.C. 7401(3) or 7405 after these conversions. Licensure - Condition of employment. Active, full, current and unrestricted licensure as a Graduate Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e. Puerto Rico), of the United States or the District of Columbia. An LPN who has or has ever had, any license(s) revoked, suspended, denied, restricted, limited, or issued/placed in a probation status may be appointed only in accordance with regulations issued by the Under Secretary for Health or designee. Proficient in spoken and written English - as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). Preferred Experience: Mental Health / PsychiatricGrade Determinations: To Qualify at the GS-6 level - Experience - Completion of at least one (1) year of qualifying experience which demonstrates knowledge and ability to provide a full range of practical nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems. Demonstrated ability to serve as a responsible member of the nursing team and interact in an appropriate manner with patients, family members, professional and other supportive personnel involved in the delivery of patient care, incorporating acceptable, established customer service standards into practice. Knowledge and skill sufficient to prepare, administer, and appropriately document actions taken specific to commonly prescribed oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular, and/or intravenous medications as permitted by approved local facility policies and procedures. Observation and documentation will include patient's response to medication administered and the reporting of any noted change in patient's condition to RN or MD/DO. Knowledge and ability to recognize the need for and to institute emergency measures when indicated, promptly seek the assistance of the RN or MD/DO, and assist in resuscitation procedures in cardiac and/or pulmonary arrest. Recognizes and appropriately responds to breakage/malfunction or loss of equipment, safety hazards, and supply deficiencies, promptly reporting to appropriate personnel for corrective action. Completed work is under the general supervision of an RN or MD/DO. Individuals at this grade level are expected to have a broad working knowledge of practical nursing procedures. However, completion of more complex practices or procedures may be subject to closer higher-level review.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: GS 61. Technically proficient in initiating, performing and completing assigned duties in providing care to variable patient populations.2. Knowledge and ability to appropriately carry out assigned patient care based on the patients' conditions; to use judgment in selecting the appropriate order and sequence of procedures and treatments; and to accurately recognize, report and record relevant] patient information. Completed work should need only a general review by a registered nurse (RN) or physician (MD/DO) for appropriateness and conformity with established policies/procedures.3. Ability to observe, identify and respond to the patient's needs for care, including medication, equipment-assisted care and patient/family education. In organizing and delivering care, the LPN/LVN recognizes and considers emotional, cultural, spiritual, socio-economic, and age-related factors.4. Prepares and administers prescribed medications (oral, topical, subcutaneous, intramuscular and/or intravenous) and performs treatments according to established policies/procedures. Observes for physical and/or emotional changes in patient's condition from prescribed medications/treatments, promptly and accurately documenting noted changes, and reporting any deviations from normal to RN or MD/DO.5. Knowledge and ability to recognize urgent or emergent patient care situations, seek assistance of the RN and/or MD/DO, and initiate appropriate emergency interventions as directed.6. Knowledge and understanding of human behavior, patient motivations and reactions to situations, and ability to appropriately utilize this knowledge in working effectively with patients, family members, and other staff.7. Establishes constructive relationships with individual patients and their families to elicit feelings and attitudes, and to promote positive relationships, communication and socialization skills. Fosters an environment of respect for individual patient and family rights to privacy and dignity in all aspects of care delivery. Effectively incorporates knowledge and understanding of established customer service standards in all interactions with patients, family members, and/or other internal/external customers.8. Knowledge and skill in performing support duties for complex diagnostic tests and/or specialized practices or procedures, which include preparing the patient, assisting in the diagnostic examination, preparing and handling specialized instruments or other specialized equipment, and monitoring the patient's condition before, during, and following the procedure. Serves as a preceptor in orienting, educating, and training less experienced LPNs/LVNs or NAs/HTs related to support duties for these more complex, specialized tests/procedures.9. Actively seeks out educational opportunities to enhance nursing knowledge and skills, sharing new knowledge gained with other staff to improve and advance nursing practiceReferences: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G13, Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Qualification StandardNoneTo apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:Resume~Your CV or Resume must include: Contact information- Applicant name, address, phone number and email address Experience - name and address of employer, job title and duties, beginning and ending date (month/year) of employment, average hours worked per week, and supervisor's name and phone number Education: including name and location of college, dates attended, and type and date of degree earned Licenses to include state, number and expiration date Any other related information-such as BLS, CPR,certificates, etc. Descriptions of duties must sufficiently detail the level of the experience. If the position is (was) with the Federal government, either military or civilian, state series and grade or pay grade (rank) and date of last promotion If you are unable to apply online view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application.VA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: Will be required if selected for the position.The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to 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, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAPCover LetterDD-214OF-306OtherDisability LetterResumeSF-15SF-50Transcript documentation (for displaced Federal employees).Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 /\"Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference/\" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit Associated topics: license, licensed, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, med, nurse lpn, nurses, pediatrics, practical nurse, vocational nurse Associated topics: hemodialysis, lead, licensed, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, lpn, med, practical nurse lpn, vocational

CDL A Truck Driver - Military Veterans - No Experience Necessary & Top Starting Pay (Marion)

US Xpress
Marion, OH 43302, 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

CDL A Truck Driver - Military Veterans - No Experience Necessary & Top Starting Pay New GI Bill Apprenticeship Program. Earn Up to $82,000 a year! No Experience NecessaryMilitary 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/No CDL? 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. USX 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. Call Now to learn more! APPLY NOW. Benefits: NEW POST - 9/11 GI BILL APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM Earn up to $82,000 the first year 4 Pay Raises in 1st Year No Sliding Pay Scale Dedicated Opportunities available Tuition Reimbursement up to $7,000 Paid Orientation New Top Speed: 68 MPHExcellent Benefits including: Medical, Dental & Vision & 401k Match Newer Trucks with the Latest Technology - avg. less than 2 years' old 1,250-watt inverter in every truck Don't qualify for the GI Bill? Ask about our Advanced Rate of Pay Program for Veterans. Qualifications: Must have CDL A & 21 years or older Veterans must meet VA qualifications - call for details. Up to $82,000/year pay is based on specific dedicated accounts (or lanes) plus your GI Bill. Details are subject to change at any time. Please call for current offers and information. Associated topics: cdl a company, cdl a driving, choferes clase a, company driving needed, company driving team, company truck driving, dedicated truck driver, flatbed driver, over the road driver, regional driver route

Nursing Assistant - Hiring Now!

Department of Veterans Affairs
Dorchester Center, Boston, MA 02124, USA

Duties Include: Measures and records vital signs. Measures and records height and weight. Prepares the patient for medical evaluations and/or treatment. Expeditor between patients and clinicians/providers in the outpatient setting in the VA Boston He... Read More

Duties Include: Measures and records vital signs. Measures and records height and weight. Prepares the patient for medical evaluations and/or treatment. Expeditor between patients and clinicians/providers in the outpatient setting in the VA Boston Healthcare System. He/She facilitates smooth communications and information flow for the purpose of better coordination of patient care. Assists patients with questions, complaints and information relative to administrative procedures. The clinic staff will refer unusual administrative problems to the incumbent for timely resolution. Determines what the the provider will need during the evaluation/treatment of a patient to enhance workflow and processes. Provides basic physical care to patients as needed. Initiates basic health teaching and/or reinforces patient education under the guidance of the provider. Monitors and restocks medical supplies and linen. Assures that medical equipment is in operating order. Plans daily work and clinic/patient schedule effectively, sets priorities, and coordinates activities for the clinic and administrative needs to supports patient continuity of care. Uses universal precautions and adheres to accepted safety standards and precautions. Understands the principles of aseptic technique and follows policies related to procedure area set-up as well as infection control. Performs receptionist duties for clinic and utilizes all resources to assure document availability for provider. Demonstrates skill in telephone communications. Obtaining necessary information and communicates messages and /or refers to the appropriate staff member. Obtains laboratory data, x-ray results and other diagnostic reports through VISTA/DHCP and from services/departments. 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 or Training: Successful completion of one (1) year of education above high school with courses related to the Nursing Assistant occupation. Completion of an intensive, specialized, occupation-related course of study of less than one year as a Nursing Assistant may also meet in full the experience requirements for GS-3. NOTE: Transcripts (unofficial or official) must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation. English Language Proficiency: In accordance with 38U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. Nursing Assistants must be proficient in spoken and written English. Grade Determinations:GS-5 (Full Performance Level)In addition to the Basic Requirements above, to qualify for this position at the GS-5 level, you must meet one of the following requirements:Experience: You must have at least one (1) full year of progressively responsible assignments and experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level (GS-4) which demonstrates knowledge, skills, and abilities that are directly related to the Nursing Assistant specific assignment. Qualifying experience is experience providing nursing care to patients/residents receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or who are in acute, sub-acute or chronic states of illness. To be creditable, the experience must have required the use of knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the current practice. Experience must be fully documented on your resume and must include job title, duties, month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week.~OR~Education: Successful completion of four (4) year course of study above high school leading to a bachelor's degree that included 24 semester hours of courses related to health care or possession of a bachelor's degree. NOTE: Transcripts (unofficial or official) must be submitted with your application materials. Education cannot be credited without documentation.~AND~In addition to the experience or education above, at the GS-5 level, you must fully demonstrate the knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) below:1. Ability to assist in the full range of nursing care to patients/residents with physical and/or behavioral problems in a hospital, long term care or outpatient setting under the direction of a Registered Nurse and/or Licensed Vocational Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse.2. Ability to communicate in person with patients/residents, families, interdisciplinary team and other personnel. This includes serving as a preceptor to new Nursing Assistants by assisting with the coordination of their orientation and overseeing/assessing their practical experience while in a clinical setting.3. Ability to recognize and react to emergent patient/resident care situations and intervene while waiting for assistance. For example, recognizing need for basic life support, controlling bleeding and assisting with behavior crisis, etc.References: VA Handbook 5005/81, Part II, Appendix G46 Nursing Assistant, dated March 12, 2015.Assignment. This is the full performance level for Nursing Assistants at this grade level function as a member of the nursing care team and assist licensed nursing staff in the care of patients/residents receiving outpatient care, home or community living care or other patients/residents who are in acute, sub acute or chronic states of illness. The distinguishing factor is that patient/resident assignments typically involve more complex nursing needs which can vary within a range of predictable to unpredictable requirements. Nursing Assistants at this level also assume more of a peer education/mentorship role.Physical Requirements: Duties require regular and recurring periods of standing and walking. Duties require providing manual assistance in positioning patients. Employee regularly transports patients on stretcher and pushes loaded carts. Employee must be able to maintain alertness and vigilant attention to assigned patients.NoneTo apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:ResumeVA Form 10-2850c Application for Associated Health Occupations can be found at: Not required at time of application.The following documents are accepted, and may be required if applicable to your eligibility and/or qualifications for this position. Please use this checklist to 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, documentation to support Veterans Preference or ICTAP/CTAP documentation (for displaced Federal employees).Cover LetterDD-214OtherOther Veterans DocumentResumeSF-15SF-50TranscriptVeterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference for 5pt (TP), 10pt (CP/CPS/XP), or for Sole Survivor Preference (SSP) in the questionnaire. You must provide a legible copy of your DD214(s) which shows dates and character of service (honorable, general, etc.). If you are currently serving on active duty and expect to be released or discharged within 120 days you must submit documentation related to your active duty service which reflects the dates of service, character of service (honorable, general, etc.), and dates of impending separation. Additionally, disabled veterans and others eligible for 10-point preference (such as widows or mothers of eligible Veterans) must also submit an SF-15 /\"Application for 10 Point Veteran Preference/\" with required proof as stated on the form. Documentation is required to award preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit Associated topics: lead, license, licensed, licensed practical nurse, med, nurse i, nurse ii, nurse iii, pediatrics, vocational nurse Associated topics: hemodialysis, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, licensed vocational nurse, med surg, nurse iv, nurses, practical, practical nurse, vocational

Inpatient Pharmacy Lead Technician - Hiring Now!

Department of Veterans Affairs
West Palm Beach, FL 33412, USA

The incumbent provides specialized technical support to pharmacy staff and other medical center personnel regarding the use of automated medication distribution systems. Sets up, adjusts and maintains the operation of automated medication dispensing ... Read More

SummaryDutiesThe incumbent provides specialized technical support to pharmacy staff and other medical center personnel regarding the use of automated medication distribution systems. Sets up, adjusts and maintains the operation of automated medication dispensing devices that support the treatment of patients. This includes making decisions on all aspects of Pyxis and TCGRx automated systems based on prescription patterns and also performing the necessary settings adjustments to these devices based on the individual characteristics of dispensed medication. This includes collecting and analyzing technical data necessary for the purchase of new equipment, collecting and reporting quality improvement data in a format useful for pharmacy management and providing suggestions or other information that may be useful for improving the efficiency of the pharmacy's automated dispensing systems Ensures the maintenance and cleaning on a daily basis of all automated equipment. Serves as technical advisor and trainer to other pharmacy staff in the operation, calibration and maintenance of automated pharmacy equipment and devices. Performs all the duties of lower graded technicians in the pharmacy. Other duties as assigned.Work Schedule: Rotating Shifts (Days, Evenings, Overnights, Weekends and Holidays) Financial Disclosure Report: Not required$43,971$57,161Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/7/2018Application Close Date6/19/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: aseptic, cytometry, food, histology, immuno oncology, immunoassay, immunology, patient, pharmacy, physiologist

***Security Officer - HIRING EVENT FOR VETERANS JUNE 12th***

Allied Universal Security
Ventura, CA, USA

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America's leading security services provider, is e... Read More

Overview Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied Universal, North America's leading security services provider, is experiencing tremendous growth. For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental, vision, flex spending, 401K, an anniversary bonus, and an on-the-spot recognition program. We promote from within our company! You can start with little, to no, security experience and become one of Allied Universal's many success stories. Apply to join the LARGEST SECURITY COMPANY in the United States! Job Description * VETERANS HIRING EVENT - JUNE 20th* Allied Universal Security and Goodwill Industries of America are partnering to hire America's Heroes. Join us for interviews and on-the-spot hiring. Guard Card training will be available free of charge! * $500 Hiring Bonus available for some positions in Ventura County * $1,000 Hiring Bonus available for cleared sites in Goleta TIME: 10:00am ? 1:00pm LOCATION: Goodwill Industries: 130 Lombard St., Oxnard, CA 93030 Numerous Positions available in Ventura County! Field Security Supervisors, Security Site Supervisors, Security Professionals, Dispatch Officers, Lobby Ambassadors, Receptionists, Patrol Officers, District Resource Officers, Security Operations Center Officers, Gate Attendants, Concierge, Transportation Officers * Retail/Shopping Centers * Manufacturing/Industrial Facilities * Commercial/High Rises * Residential * Hospitals * School Campuses * Transportation Please dress in business attire and bring a resume. We will be hiring on the spot if all qualification are met. Contact our Staffing Specialist @ (818)###-#### to schedule an interview and to confirm a time slot. Closing Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America's leading security services provider. With over 150,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com or to contact your local office. We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce. * SAJ #ZR Requisition ID2018-210338SDL2017 Associated topics: canine detection, explosive detection, metal detection, monitor, patrol, protect, protection, safety report, security, surveillance

Human Resources Assistant OA-RP

Department of Veterans Affairs
1901 Veterans Memorial Dr, Temple, TX 76504, USA

Position Description/PD#: Human Resources Assistant OA-RP/PD#: Human Resources Assistant (OA & RP)/GS-6 PD #4011-A/ GS-7 PD#-2262-A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required The Primary Purpose of the... Read More

Summary\"Veterans' preference does not apply for current permanent Federal agency employees as long as they are listed as part of the area of consideration.\"This announcement will close at 11:59 pm EST on the day that 30 applicants have applied OR at 11:59 pm EST on the set close date of the announcement - whichever comes first.Work Schedule: 8:00 am. - 4:30 pm Compressed/Flexible: Available Telework: Not Available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Position Description/PD#: Human Resources Assistant OA-RP/PD#: Human Resources Assistant (OA & RP)/GS-6 PD #4011-A/ GS-7 PD#-2262-A Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not requiredThe Primary Purpose of the Position is to support and augment the work of HR Specialists and to perform a variety of HR recruitment and placement assignments for a variety of positions in different personnel and pay systems: General Schedule and Federal Wage System; Permanent, temporary, with time limits appointments; without compensation; CSRS and FERS retirement systems; and, under Title V, Title 38 and Hybrid Title 38 qualification standards. As the Human Resources Assistant (OA), the incumbent's duties will include, but are not limited to:DutiesNone$37,223$53,773Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/1/2018Application Close Date6/11/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: administrative, administrative assistant, assist, assistant, co op, intern, internship, on call, support, supportive

REGISTERED NURSE- MENTAL HEALTH

Department of Veterans Affairs
Pineville, LA, USA

The Alexandria VA Medical Center is seeking a Registered Nurse(s) to provide care to ill and injured Veterans in our Inpatient Mental Health setting. As a Staff Nurse, primary duties include assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care based... Read More

SummaryThe Alexandria VA Medical Center is seeking a Registered Nurse(s) to provide care to ill and injured Veterans in our Inpatient Mental Health setting. As a Staff Nurse, primary duties include assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care based on age-specific components. Assumes responsibility for the coordination of care focused on patient transition through the continuum of care, patient and family education, patient self-management after discharge, and supporting factors that impact customer satisfaction. Considers all characteristics of the individual, including age and life stages, state of health, race and culture, values, and previous experiences. Administers medications and procedures per established policies and guidelines. Influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team.Work Schedule: Rotating 12 hour shifts to include one 8 hour shift per pay period. Tours of duty include days, nights, weekends and holidaysDuties- Assume delegated responsibility to oversee health technicians and/or licensed practical nurses. - Maintain responsibility for quality patient care; demonstrate willingness to support change for improvement of patient care and unit operation. - Provide skilled nursing care and give guidance to clients in the management of their physical and psychosocial needs. - Provide a safe, therapeutic environment that protects patient rights. - Perform clinical assessment and treatment procedures identified in the Computerized Patient Record System (CPRS), and other assessment and treatment procedures (e. g. immunizations, injections, PPDs). - Assess client's health status by gathering information and identify client's actual and potential problems; maintain ongoing assessment of client's status based on information gathered by interviewing and observation. - Develop a therapeutic relationship with assigned clients to coordinate psychosocial treatment with standardized physical nursing care and guidance. - Develop care plans using assessment data that integrates medical and nursing therapies including input from client's family and other health care team members. - Collaborate with other health care team members in delivery of health care services according to established standards and patient care principles. - Involve client's family and other health care team members in discharge planning. - Evaluate response of client to plan of care and nursing interventions and revise patient care to meet changing needs. - Monitor client behavior to intervene when appropriate; monitor clients for critical changes and initiates appropriate emergency procedures. - Demonstrate competency in performance of technical skills. - Maintain a safe environment for clients and strive to meet their maximum security and comfort needs. - Provide effective management of crisis in disturbed clients in emergency situations. - Monitor client behavior to intervene when appropriate. - Promote, participate and evaluate patient/family health education. - Contribute to the learning experiences of students. - Participate in education and direction of nursing personnel. - Educate clients in a variety of prevention, health promotion and maintenance interventions. - Assist medical providers and pharmacist with evaluating medication compliance and knowledge of the clients' prescribed medications. - Conduct other group therapy and/or education sessions as assigned.$47,854$83,929Job DetailsApplication Open Date3/9/2018Application Close Date9/30/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone Associated topics: care unit, coronary, domiciliary, hospice, intensive, nurse rn, psychiatric, registered nurse, surgery, unit

A/C Equipment Mechanic - Hiring Now!

Department of Veterans Affairs
East Orange, NJ 07017, USA

Takes part in the maintenance and repair of steam distribution systems, water treatment systems, sewage ejection systems, medical and dental air and vacuum systems, emergency generator, etc.; Uses test equipment for troubleshooting such as gauge mani... Read More

SummaryDutiesAdditional duties include but not limited to: Installs and services electronic air cleaners; Installs all necessary piping and tubing for assigned systems and equipment and wiring and control circuits within the system; Uses refrigerants and refrigeration oils within the scope of work; Observes all safe trade practices and handles all tools and material in a safe manner; Takes part in the maintenance and repair of steam distribution systems, water treatment systems, sewage ejection systems, medical and dental air and vacuum systems, emergency generator, etc.; Uses test equipment for troubleshooting such as gauge manifold, multi-voltage meters, vacuum pumps, charging cylinders, etc.; Uses schematics, blue prints and wiring diagrams; Utilizes correct application of PTR charts (pressure temperature relationship) in order to locate and repair faulty equipment; Utilizes principles of air-conditioning and refrigeration such as air distribution, heat transfer, component parts of systems, and automatic solid-state controls; Performs equipment tests, determines parts needed, and arranges for parts to be ordered; and Performs all other duties as assigned. Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized$28$32Job DetailsApplication Open Date6/12/2018Application Close Date6/15/2018OrganizationVeterans Affairs, Veterans Health AdministrationWho May ApplyNoneStatusNone

Medical Records Bookmarker

Veterans Evaluation Services
Houston, TX 77084, USA

Job DescriptionTo be further considered for this position, please apply through the following link: General Job Summary: Facilitating providers review of the veterans medical records by providing the pertinent information that is being requested. Go ... Read More

Job DescriptionTo be further considered for this position, please apply through the following link: General Job Summary: Facilitating providers review of the veterans medical records by providing the pertinent information that is being requested. Go through an entire medical record and determine what is pertinent to the case using the tools at disposal and best judgment. We also rush through any cases that need to be pushed. Essential Job Functions: 1) Separate all pertinent information from the Veterans medical record;2) Successfully research and document medical conditions;3) Communicate with VBMS for CAPRI checks if needed;4) Make sure the case is complete before the scheduled exam;5) Maintain the correct status in OMS for each case;6) Researching both common and uncommon medical conditions. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: 1) Break down and scan physical c-files if needed;2) Train for both scanning and bookmarking when needed;3) Occasional special projects from other departments;4) Stride to achieve quota on a daily basis;5) Ensure compliance with HIPAA;6) Attend periodic meetings;7) Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: 1) Basic computer skills;2) Proficiency with Microsoft and Adobe programs;3) Functional knowledge of medical terminology;4) Attention to detail;5) Ability to draft proper email correspondence;6) Ability to multi-task. Working Conditions: 1) Normal office environment with a high level of security;2) Low noise level;3) Sitting at desk for majority of the day;4) Overtime available with overflow of cases. Minimum Level of Preparation and Training: 1) High School Diploma or GED required;2) Some college preferred. 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.

IT Specialist (Policy & Planning)

Department of Veterans Affairs
Austin, TX 78745, USA

The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define \"who we are,\" our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, ... Read More

Help HelpOpen & closing dates Opening and closing dates06/12/2018 to 07/02/2018Salary $88,265 to $114,746 per yearPay scale & gradeGS 13Work scheduleFull-TimeAppointment typePermanentHelp Help Summary The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define \"who we are,\" our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (\"I CARE\"). America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to . Responsibiliti ...