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  • Orlando, Florida, All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One Paid Parental Leave Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense) Student Loan Repayment Program Nursing Clinical Ladder Program Whole Person Well-being and Mental Health Resources  Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.   Schedule: Full-time, 36 hours per week    Shift: Nights, 7:00 pm – 7:00 am (with weekend rotation)    Location:   AdventHealth for Women, 601 E Rollins St., Orlando, FL 32803   Unit Highlights: The OB High Risk Unit provides exceptional antepartum care in a facility that does approximately 4000 deliveries a year. The unit has 36 beds in a spa like environment. In our women’s tower there is also an OB ED, Labor & Delivery, Maternal Infant Unit, as well as Level 2 & 4 NICU units. The OB High Risk unit is also unique to this area as it is the only antepartum unit in the Central Florida Division of AdventHealth. We are the only unit currently treating Postpartum Depression with an IV infusion of Brexanalone. We also support our Labor and Delivery unit with starting cervical ripening inductions on our floor. The OB High Risk unit is supported by a variety of resources including 24/7 OB and Pediatric Hospitalist providers, Lactation Consultants, and Neonatologists. If you join our team, you will have a voice with our shared leadership program and Unit Practice Council. You will also have ways to grow in knowledge and experience including our Professional Excellence Program, M.O.S.T conference biannually, and our Perinatal Nurse Internship Program.   The community you’ll be caring for: If you have a passion for helping and caring for pregnant moms and their families, then AdventHealth Orlando is where you need to be. AdventHealth Orlando was recognized for the 11th consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report as the “Best hospital in metro Orlando” and was also recognized for the “Best Newborn care in Florida.” AdventHealth for Women is actively involved with the MORE initiative to reduce the use of maternal opioids. AdventHealth Orlando is Magnet recognized and utilizes the top technology available in the field of maternity care.   The role you’ll contribute: The Registered Professional Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing and supervising direct and indirect total nursing care responsibilities to identified age specific groups. Utilizes the nursing process (assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating) in achieving the goals of the nursing department.  Adheres to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.   The value you’ll bring to the team: Nursing Knowledge: Demonstrates the ability to assess and interpret diagnostic data relative to patient age and condition, including, but not limited to lab results, non-invasive monitoring data and interdisciplinary team notes. Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge and skills pertaining to all diagnoses, procedures, medications, complications, and equipment associated with unit patient population. Patient Safety: Nursing practice reflects the application of knowledge, skill and adherence to all pertinent regulatory standards.  Follows strict infection prevention precautions. Adheres to policy and procedure regarding all aspects of medication safety. Practice reflects importance of patient teaching and takes advantage of opportunities, both planned and unplanned, to carry it out in accordance with plan of care. Communication: Promotes an exceptional patient experience by abiding to compassion and image standards and fostering excellent nurse-patient relationships through effective/therapeutic communication with the patient, family, and visitors, including but not limited to and as applicable, hourly rounding. Exhibits ability to utilize appropriate techniques, verbiage, and resources in all interactions with the patient to their level of understanding.  Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team by completing thorough hand off communication in all situations. Follows chain of command when appropriate. Documentation: Demonstrates knowledge and skill in the recording and accessing of all patient information in electronic medical record according to policy and in real time. Performs appropriate and legible documentation, recording all procedures and assessments within established timeframes, and in accordance with standards of care, departmental policy and practice guidelines.  The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed: Minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) Current valid State of Florida or multistate license as a Registered Nurse Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) Certification EKG competency testing   Preferred qualifications: Master of Science degree in Nursing (MSN) Professional Certification This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.
  • Ocala, Florida, Overview   AdventHealth Medical Group is associated with the largest Protestant not-for-profit healthcare system in the world, AdventHealth and a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction. AHMG’s advanced practice providers manage the treatment and care for our patients in the practice setting, as well as at AdventHealth’s eleven campuses in Altamonte Springs, Apopka, Celebration, AdventHealth for Children, East Orlando, Kissimmee, Orlando, Winter Park, Waterman, Winter Garden, and AdventHealth for Women AdventHealth Medical Group High Risk Pregnancy at Ocala, FL – APRN or PA-C Full-time opportunity GENERAL SUMMARY: Principal Duties and Job Responsibilities: • Orders, interprets, and incorporates diagnostic tests, studies, and lab values into the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness. • Diabetes management education, high blood pressure education, and pre-pregnancy planning when not on call. • Formulates appropriate diagnosis based on history, physical examination, and clinical findings. • Daily rounds on new and established patients. • Responsible for in-person and virtual patient visits. • Plans and provides care within the framework of policies, unit guidelines and privileges. • For inpatient assignment, assists the attending physician in the care and management of patients on inpatient units within the hospital. • This includes making patient rounds, contributing to the decisions for daily care, writing orders, interacting with consultants, and facilitating and coordinating the scheduling of therapeutic and diagnostic tests and procedures. • Will make frequent bedside visits to assess the status of patients and direct care accordingly. • Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies according to privileges. • Emphasizes patient education, active participation, clear communication between the provider and the women, and an individualized health care experience. • Communicates and documents pertinent case information in a timely and thorough manner. Schedule Details: • Schedule Details: Monday – Thursday, 7:30 am to 5 pm; Friday, 7:30 am – 12:30 pm • Call Coverage: rotate on MFM patients only; 50/50 virtual and in-patient rounding. Knowledge and Skills Required: • Knowledge of methods ensuring safe working environment for patient, family, and staff including using appropriate personal protection equipment. • Knowledge of theories of family dynamics, mother-child attachment, parenting, and adult learning concepts. Education and Experience Required: • Master’s degree in Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant studies • 2-4 Experience in OBGYN and/or Endocrinology and Diabetes (preferred) • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (preferred) Licensure, Certification or Registration Required: • Current, valid Florida APRN or PA license • Current BLS and ACLS Hospital Description AdventHealth Ocala  is located approximately an hour and a half from Orlando and is a 421-bed facility that offers inpatient, outpatient, medical, surgical and emergency care.  It serves Marion County and the Ocala metropolitan areas which is home to many gorgeous parts.  You will be pleased to find thousands of acres of national forest, many miles of recreational trails and waterways, and beautiful horse farms and countryside.  Ocala/Marion County is nationally recognized for its top assets, such as affordable housing and lifestyle.  Designations include:  Fifth Best Place to live in America, 11th most livable city (Ocala), Top 50 Best Small Metropolitan Areas and America’s Top 100 Places to Live.
  • Spokane, Washington, Washington, The Patient Safety Manager (PSM) Registered Nurse (RN) coordinates and implements patient safety policies and activities developed by the National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) and is the facility's key person to help build and implement patient safety systems and promote the culture of safety within Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities and for Veteran patients in all healthcare settings. Basic Requirements: English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7403(f), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate 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); OR Individuals attending a master's level bridge program in nursing who have completed coursework equivalent to a bachelor's level degree in Nursing may have opportunity to become registered as a nurse with a state licensing board prior to completion of the bridge program. Upon achievement of a State license, the individual may be appointed on temporary basis and later converted to a permanent appointment upon successful completion and graduation from the bridge program. (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 to warrant an appointment as a Nurse who has completed an associated degree/entry level Nursing education program. Credit for foreign nursing education higher that associate degree/entry level requires a formal degree equivalency validation from a recognized equivalency evaluation accepted by VA such as International Consultants of Delaware (ICD). 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. Graduate Nurse Technician (GNT) Exception: Candidates who otherwise meet the basic education requirements, but do not possess the required licensure, may be appointed at the entry step of the grade and level applicable to the completed nursing education as a GNT on a 120-day temporary appointment while actively pursuing licensure (may be extended up to two years on a case-by-case-basis.) NOTE: Grandfathering Provision - All persons currently employed in VHA in 0610 series and performing the duties as described in the qualification standard on the effective date of the standard (1/29/2024) are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the grade held including positive education and licensure/certification. Grade Determinations: The following Scope, Education and Dimension criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade. The Dimension requirements (Practice, Veteran/Patient Driven Care, Leadership, Professional Development and Evidence-Based Practice/Research) are detailed for each grade and level within the online assessment: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12490785. Grade/Level Scope Education Nurse I, Level I Delivers fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned clients while developing technical competencies. An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional professional nursing required. Nurse I, Level II Demonstrates integration of biopsychosocial concepts, cognitive skills and technically competent practice in providing care to clients with basic or complex. An ADN or Diploma in Nursing AND 1 year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 1 ;OR a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional professional nursing experience required. Nurse I, Level III Demonstrates proficiency in practice based on conscious and deliberate planning. Self-directed in goal setting for managing complex client situations. An ADN or Diploma in Nursing AND 2 years of professional nursing experience in which one year is equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2; OR a BSN and 1 year of professional nursing experience equivalent to the Nurse I, Level 2; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) and no additional professional nursing experience; OR a Master's degree in a *related field with a BSN and no additional professional nursing experience. Nurse II Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. A BSN with 2 years of professional nursing equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR an MSN with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR a Master's degree in a *related field with a BSN and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR a Doctoral degree in Nursing with no professional nursing experience; OR a Doctoral degree in a *related field with a BSN with no additional professional nursing experience. Nurse III Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex client care beyond the immediate practice setting. MSN and 2 years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Master's degree in *related field with BSN and two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Doctoral degree in Nursing with and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Doctoral degree in a *related field with a BSN and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III. *Note: Foreign education programs/degrees are not creditable as related degrees. Preferred Experience: MSN, preferred History of excellent collaborative relationships with physicians and support services. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Minimum of two years progressive leadership experience such as Charge Nurse or Nurse Manager is Preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated team building and problem solving skills. Experience with program planning, development and implementation is preferred. Experience in coordinating the daily flow of patient care and visionary in interdisciplinary program planning. History of successful implementation of change within a patient care delivery system. 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: Reaching above shoulder, Use of fingers, both hands required; walking (6 hours), standing (2 hours), hearing (aid permitted); specific visual requirement (see computer screen) Environmental Factors: Silica, asbestos, etc.; Working with hands in water, working closely with others ["General Description of Assigned Duties; but not limited to: Functions as a clinical expert and executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex patient care. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates delivery of care based on age specific components. Demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients. Responsible for the documented outcomes at the program level. Program level outcomes must be broad and complex and demonstrated at an organizational level within the facility. Demonstrates sound decision-making and judgment and possesses excellent interpersonal skills. Self-directed and influences care outcomes by collaborating with members of the interdisciplinary team and leading innovative process improvement initiatives. Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience, and creative approaches to management of complex client care. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 4:30pm Compressed/Flexible: MAY be available with Supervisory approval Telework: Ad-hoc; Supervisory approval Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: NOT Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
  • Loma Linda, California, California, The Risk Manager is directly responsible to the Risk Manager Supervisor who is responsible to the Chief of QSV who reports directly to the Director. The incumbent is responsible for managing the Medical Center's Risk Management Program in accordance with regulatory, external review, VHA, VISN, and Medical Center requirements. Basic Requirements: English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7403(f), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. U.S. 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 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); OR Individuals attending a master's level bridge program in nursing who have completed coursework equivalent to a bachelor's level degree in Nursing may have opportunity to become registered as a nurse with a state licensing board prior to completion of the bridge program. Upon achievement of a State license, the individual may be appointed on temporary basis and later converted to a permanent appointment upon successful completion and graduation from the bridge program. (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 to warrant an appointment as a Nurse who has completed an associated degree/entry level Nursing education program. Credit for foreign nursing education higher that associate degree/entry level requires a formal degree equivalency validation from a recognized equivalency evaluation accepted by VA such as International Consultants of Delaware (ICD). 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. Graduate Nurse Technician (GNT) Exception: Candidates who otherwise meet the basic education requirements, but do not possess the required licensure, may be appointed at the entry step of the grade and level applicable to the completed nursing education as a GNT on a 120-day temporary appointment while actively pursuing licensure (may be extended up to two years on a case-by-case-basis.) NOTE: Grandfathering Provision - All persons currently employed in VHA in 0610 series and performing the duties as described in the qualification standard on the effective date of the standard (1/29/2024) are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the grade held including positive education and licensure/certification. Grade Determinations: The following Scope, Education and Dimension criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade. The Dimension requirements (Practice, Veteran/Patient Driven Care, Leadership, Professional Development and Evidence-Based Practice/Research) are detailed for each grade and level within the online assessment: https://apply.usastaffing.gov/ViewQuestionnaire/12490801. Grade/Level Scope Education Nurse I, Level I Delivers fundamental, knowledge-based care to assigned clients while developing technical competencies. An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional professional nursing required. Nurse I, Level II Demonstrates integration of biopsychosocial concepts, cognitive skills and technically competent practice in providing care to clients with basic or complex. An ADN or Diploma in Nursing AND 1 year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 1 ;OR a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional professional nursing experience required. Nurse I, Level III Demonstrates proficiency in practice based on conscious and deliberate planning. Self-directed in goal setting for managing complex client situations. An ADN or Diploma in Nursing AND 2 years of professional nursing experience in which one year is equivalent to Nurse I, Level 2; OR a BSN and 1 year of professional nursing experience equivalent to the Nurse I, Level 2; OR a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) and no additional professional nursing experience; OR a Master's degree in a *related field with a BSN and no additional professional nursing experience. Nurse II Demonstrates leadership in delivering and improving holistic care through collaborative strategies with others. A BSN with 2 years of professional nursing equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR an MSN with one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR a Master's degree in a *related field with a BSN and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse I, Level 3; OR a Doctoral degree in Nursing with no professional nursing experience; OR a Doctoral degree in a *related field with a BSN with no additional professional nursing experience. Nurse III Executes position responsibilities that demonstrate leadership, experience and creative approaches to management of complex client care beyond the immediate practice setting. MSN and 2 years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Master's degree in *related field with BSN and two years of specialized nursing experience, one of which is equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Doctoral degree in Nursing with and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III; OR a Doctoral degree in a *related field with a BSN and one year of specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse II and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse III. *Note: Foreign education programs/degrees are not creditable as related degrees. 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); Moderate Carrying (15-44 pounds); Straight Pulling; Pushing; Reaching above Shoulder; Walking; Standing; Repeated bending; Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Hearing aid (permitted); Ability to distinguish basic colors; Ability to distinguish shades of colors; Depth perception; Both eyes required; Both legs required; Use of fingers and both hands required. ["The Risk Manager fulfills the responsibilities of the position by utilizing sound organizational skills. The incumbent will develop creative approaches to the management of the Risk Management Program. The incumbent is to identify risk vulnerabilities through the analysis of data and implementation of performance improvement strategies. The Risk Manager is to be familiar with the accreditation process and be actively involved in the ongoing compliance assessment of the standards that are identified as Risk. The Risk Manager is to identify risk areas that include or availability of data/information. All resource issues are to be evaluated, noting all options available and then proceeding with the appropriate course of action which will result in the most favorable organizational outcome. The incumbent is to provide leadership in the application of Risk Management principles, compliance with external accreditation standards, and VHA Handbooks and Directives. Providing this leadership will promote patient care and organizational processes/systems resulting in improved patient outcomes. The incumbent is to analyze ethical issues utilizing appropriate theoretical principles, ensure the application of institutional policy, and serve as a resource and advocate for the protection of patients and family rights. The incumbent coaches colleagues in team building when applicable and makes sustained contributions to health care by sharing expertise within and/or outside the medical facility. The incumbent is expected to actively participate on Medical Center committees where they have the opportunity to share clinical/professional expertise with others within the facility. Additionally, they are to function as a consultant in Risk Management and provide consultation on issues related to risk. The incumbent is to collaborate with a variety of individuals within the VISN and VHA. The Risk Manager is to initiate interdisciplinary projects to improve organizational performance. They provide active leadership on inter-disciplinary committees, task forces, or other groups that have the objective of improving organizational performance. The Risk Manager, in conjunction with the Peer Review Nurse, prepares a quarterly summary review of 20 peer review cases are prepared for the Central Office. A peer review spreadsheet is prepared for the VISN that includes a summary of all completed peer reviews. The Institutional Disclosure is also reported quarterly to the VISN. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing the education of all new employees on the elements of the Risk Management Program. Additional training is presented to Nursing Orientation each month. The Risk Manager is responsible for displaying peer review and risk management data using an appropriate data tool. The incumbent must have a solid ability to manage charts and graphs (histograms, control charts, scatter grams, and data mining). Mandatory knowledge of multiple data display products and having the ability to analyze this information and present it to practitioners is a key element of this position. The Risk Manager is responsible for providing information to the Office of Inspector General and The Joint Commission upon request. This includes written and other information that is needed during on-site reviews. The Manager is to be familiar with the compliance of the Joint Commission standards that are assigned as Risk and is to conduct tracer rounds as warranted by the Continuous Readiness program. The Risk Manager will initiate a process to proactively identify risk trends facility wide. Meet with individual services and departments to review current Risk Assessments. He/she will capture and quantify the data providing Executive Leadership a clear understanding of current risks and risk exposure. The Risk Manager works with the Peer Review cases ensuring they are identified from multiple avenues including, Occurrence Screens, tort claims, and administrative and clinical concerns. Each completed peer review is copied or scanned to the appropriate attorney if a tort claim is involved. The committee's peer review results are uploaded into the database. Quarterly reports of peer reviews are created for the VISN with a complete quarterly report completed for presentation to the Peer Review Committee and MEC. Preferred Experience: Master's degree and/or a Bachelor's degree from a field related in nursing from an accredited program. 5 years in a clinical nursing practice. Team player. and capable of working well with others and independently. Sound organizational skills. Detail Oriented Work Schedule: 7:30am -3:30pm. Days will be determined by the needs of the facility. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
  • Alexandria, Louisiana, Louisiana, The Quality and Patient Safety, Chief executes leadership that is characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for population groups or integrated programs that cross services and/or discipline lines and, influence the organizational healthcare mission. Basic Requirements: English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7403(f), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate 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); OR Individuals attending a master's level bridge program in nursing who have completed coursework equivalent to a bachelor's level degree in Nursing may have opportunity to become registered as a nurse with a state licensing board prior to completion of the bridge program. Upon achievement of a State license, the individual may be appointed on temporary basis and later converted to a permanent appointment upon successful completion and graduation from the bridge program. (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 to warrant an appointment as a Nurse who has completed an associated degree/entry level Nursing education program. Credit for foreign nursing education higher that associate degree/entry level requires a formal degree equivalency validation from a recognized equivalency evaluation accepted by VA such as International Consultants of Delaware (ICD). 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. Graduate Nurse Technician (GNT) Exception: Candidates who otherwise meet the basic education requirements, but do not possess the required licensure, may be appointed at the entry step of the grade and level applicable to the completed nursing education as a GNT on a 120-day temporary appointment while actively pursuing licensure (may be extended up to two years on a case-by-case-basis.) NOTE: Grandfathering Provision - All persons currently employed in VHA in 0610 series and performing the duties as described in the qualification standard on the effective date of the standard (1/29/2024) are considered to have met all qualification requirements for the grade held including positive education and licensure/certification. The following Scope, Education and Dimension criteria must be met to qualify for Nurse IV: Scope: Executes leadership that is characterized by substantial and continuous responsibility and accountability for population groups or integrated programs that cross service and/or discipline lines and influence organizational mission and health care. Education: Master's degree in Nursing (MSN) and 4 years of professional nursing experience, one of which is specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse III and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse IV; OR Master's degree in a *related field with a BSN and 4 years of professional nursing experience, one of which is specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse III and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse IV; OR a Doctoral degree in nursing and 3 years of professional nursing experience, one of which is specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse III and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse IV; OR a Doctoral degree in a *related field with a BSN and 3 years of professional nursing experience, one of which is specialized nursing experience equivalent to Nurse III and meets all dimension requirements for Nurse IV. *Note: Foreign education programs/degrees are not creditable as related degrees. Dimensions: Leadership. Leads health care delivery by leveraging evidence-based practices, industry-leading research, and innovative care models. Drives a shared vision and successfully leads change to improve performance and attain measurable outcomes at the program or service level. Business Acumen. Transforms health care by implementing new processes, technology, informatics, and data analytics using business models and fundamental concepts of resource management at the program or service level. Inspiring an Industry-Leading Culture. Employs an industry leading, shared decision-making culture. Cultivates a diverse and inclusive workforce that serves Veterans, families and caregivers of all backgrounds and builds trust, cultural competencies and catalyzes dynamic teams at the program or service level. Communication and Relationship Management. Directs the effective use of relationship management principles to achieve positive customer service experiences that are consistent with professional organizational values, beliefs and practices at the program or services level. Professional and Social Responsibility. Operationalizes a culture of holistic care, health advocacy and health equity. Applies ethical principles in decision-making at the program or service level. Advances nursing knowledge through health science research and the translation and dissemination of evidence into practice to maximize the value to Veterans and the community. Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office. Physical Requirements: This position requires Light lifting, under 15 pounds, Light carrying, under 15 pounds, walking, standing, Repeated bending, climbing, Both legs required, Both eyes required, Ability to distinguish basic colors, and Hearing (aid may be permitted). Functions to deliver and coordinate safe, efficient, and effective patient care throughout all areas of the facility. ["The Quality and Patient Safety, Chief must establish and maintain effective relationships with all levels of Veterans Integrated Services Network (VISN) and medical center personnel and relate effectively with customers, families, and the community as well as program and service leaders at the local and network levels. The Quality and Patient Safety, Chief supports the integration and collaboration of nursing with other professional disciplines and functional areas in the mutual achievement of patient centered and organizational goals. They actively manage and develop collaborative partnerships with clinicians, physicians, and administrative counterparts to achieve common goals. They champion a High Reliability Organization (HRO) with a culture of safety founded on a systems approach to developing evidence-based health care solutions. VA offers a comprehensive total rewards package: VA Nurse Total Rewards Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases, potential for performance awards Paid Time Off: 50 days of paid time off per year (26 days of annual leave, 13 days of sick leave, 11 paid Federal holidays per year) Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement) Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00am-4:30pm, subject to change based on needs of facility Telework: Ad-hoc Authorized Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized Permanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required"]

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