Division of Veterans Services - Caring for America's Heroes
This announcement will be used to fill a full-time opening at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise.
This position supervises nursing staff and ensures standards and quality management.
It provides consultation and liaison with staff and health care providers.
We offer incredible employee benefits, including: excellent low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance; generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start; ten paid holidays a year; participation in one of the nation's best state retirement systems; multiple savings plans; life insurance; wellness programs; ongoing training opportunities; and more.
In order to protect the safety of vulnerable adults, the Idaho Division of Veterans Services (IDVS) may require applicants to pass a criminal history background investigation after a conditional offer of employment.
Example of Duties
Function as 24-hour supervisor in a long-term care facility.
Participates in multi-disciplinary staffing and coordinates nursing service activities with other health-related, therapeutic and support services.
Selects, develops, and evaluates staff.
Orients staff on institution/unit policies and procedures and schedules nursing staff to ensure 24-hour coverage.
Provides professional nursing care, determines and coordinates appropriate consultations, and delegates routine nursing tasks to staff.
Enforces standards of nursing practice and recommends unit and institution policies and procedures.
Ensures completion of required nursing records.
Counsels with relatives regarding residents' health, status, and care provided, and explains risks and benefits of patient treatment regimes.
Current licensure as a Professional Registered Nurse in Idaho (required at the time of appointment).
Good knowledge of supervisory practices.
Experience assessing nursing practices for compliance with policies and procedures and recommending appropriate actions.
At the discretion of the appointing authority, compensatory time off may be provided in lieu of overtime cash compensation.
Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability. In addition, preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations. If you need special accommodations to satisfy testing requirements, please contact the Division of Human Resources.
All answers to supplemental questions must be supported in the work history, resume, and/or education portion of your application.
Idaho Division Of Human Resources