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Registered Nurse MDS (Clc-D)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 3 months ago

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CLC-D is recruiting for 1 RN (MDS).

A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Degree must be from a program accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Minimum of 2-3-year recent long term care nursing experience is preferred.

Previous experience with Rehabilitation and and skilled nursing Care patients preferred.

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Responsibilities

Establish Nursing Care Plans; Participate in Care Conferences / Interdisciplinary Team Meetings, and others as assigned and ensure its implementation

Assist with Competencies and Skills Check offs, Staff education on

MDS in collaboration with Staff development specialist and MDS coordinators

Completes assigned MDS sections and communicates information, changes to plan of care, RUGS, etc. to the MDS coordinator.

A baccalaureate degree is preferred. Degree must be from a program accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Minimum of 2-3-year recent long term care nursing experience is preferred.

Previous experience with Rehabilitation and and skilled nursing Care patients preferred.

Ability to work in a self-directed manner, collaborating and coordinating with health care professionals outside of nursing service as required

Knowledge of and functional in basic computer operations and proficiency in keyboarding, Excel, Word, etc.

Effective oral and written communication skills, ability to tactfully deal with patients, families, and interdisciplinary team members.

Must be self-directed and comfortable working independently, but able to function effectively as a team member

Does require direct patient care as part of duties.

Effective communication skills and tact in dealing with patients, families and staff.

Must have physical capabilities to initiate crisis intervention measures and the ability and knowledge to perform in nursing care emergencies. Must be able to cross train and assist in other patient care areas requiring nursing coverage.

Work Schedule: 0800 - 1630 Monday - Friday with rotating weekends

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
00

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    0610 Nurse

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HelpRequirements 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

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: Minimum of 2-3-year recent long term care nursing experience is preferred.

Previous experience with Rehabilitation and and skilled nursing Care patients preferred.

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); Pushing and pulling (up to 4 hours); Reaching above shoulder; Both hands required; Walking (up to 4 hours); Standing (up to 4 hours); Kneeling (up to 5 hours); Repeated bending (up to 2 hours); Near vision correctable at 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other; Hearing (aid permitted) and Emotional and Mental Stability

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.


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Registered Nurse MDS (Clc-D)

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Department Of Veterans Affairs