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Nurse Practitioner (Sleep)

US Department of Veterans Affairs – Memphis, TN

    Duties Summary

    The Nurse Practitioner in (PCCS) Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Service is responsible for providing health care in collaboration with the (PCCS) physicians. The NP manages selected cases according to established protocols and frequently gives directions to patient care support staff. The incumbent works in the Sleep Health Center section on the VAMC. The Nurse Practitioner of PCCS is clinically and administratively responsible to the Chief, of Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Service.

    Responsibilities

    The Nurse Practitioner of Pulmonary Critical Care Sleep Service is responsible for the care of patients within the Sleep Center. The NP performs clinical assessment and evaluation; health care management of veteran patients with acute and chronic illnesses; consults and referrals; patient follow-up; health promotion and disease prevention; patient, family and staff education and counseling; clinical research, telehealth and administrative activities including performance improvement activities, and committee and task force assignments. The NP will also demonstrate program leadership at the service line, medical center, VISN or national level. He/she provides leadership in the application of the nursing process to client care, organizational processes and/or systems, improving outcomes at the program or service level. He/she provides leadership in identifying and addressing ethical issues that impact client and staff, including initiating and participating in ethics consultations. Other duties as assigned may be given.
    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 4:30pm
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
    PD/Title: 000000/Nurse Practitioner

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    00

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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  • Requirements

    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
    • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
    Qualifications To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 07/01/2019.
    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.
    • Must be proficient in the English language
    Preferred Experience: BLS/ACLS certification preferred and 2 years experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred but not required
    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 and approximately 2-3 year s of nursing practice/experience.
    Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
    Physical Requirements: Applicant must have the physical ability to perform job-related duties which require lifting, standing, bending, transferring, stooping, stretching, walking, pushing, or pulling without assistance from another patient care provider. A health examination must be successfully completed prior to this assignment and periodically thereafter as required by the Employee Health Clinic policy. There will be intermittent exposure to blood and body fluids. 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: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/ . 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: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html .
    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. If selected for this position, please contact the EDRP Coordinator, David Morton at 901-523-8990 ext 5089 or at [email protected]

    Additional information

    Annual 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.
    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 .

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    You 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, rsum, 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.

    Background checks and security clearance Security clearance

    Other

    Drug test required

    Yes

    Position sensitivity and risk

    Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk

    Trust determination process

    Credentialing , Suitability/Fitness

  • Required Documents

    Required Documents

    To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package which includes:

    • License
    • Application 10-2850a
    • Resume
    • Transcript

    VA Form 10-2850a - Application for Nurses and Nurse Anesthetists can be found at: http://www.va.gov/vaforms/search action.asp?FormNo=2850&tkey=&Action=Search .
    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 (current/former Federal employees), etc.
    • License
    • Application 10-2850a
    • recent proficiency
    • performance appraisal
    • Resume
    • SF-50/ Notification of Personnel Action
    • 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.

  • Benefits

    Benefits

    A 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 benefits

    Eligibility 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.

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