Job Title:Staff Nurse (Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program)
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-539-12-O-588894
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|$0.00 to $0.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, January 12, 2012 to Thursday, January 19, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy -
Cincinnati, OH United StatesView Map|
WHO MAY APPLY:
|All groups of qualified individuals|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 588894
Applicant'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.
One (1.0) FTEE exists for a Registered Nurse in the Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program within the Substance Use & Dependence Program. The incumbent will be directly responsible to the Nurse Manager, SUDEP. Staff nurse positions in the Mental Health Care Line provide psychiatric nursing care to a wide variety of clients with DSM-IV diagnoses, including many patients with dual-diagnoses, complex psycho-social and behavioral issues, which requires specialized treatment plans. In addition, Mental Health registered nurses provide and participate in group therapy, educational groups and 1:1 patient counseling. Registered Nurses are responsible and accountable for all elements of the nursing process when providing and/or supervising direct patient care. The RN is responsible for medication administration and day to day management of the safe medication program per established policies and guidelines. The staff nurse considers all characteristics of the individual, including sex and sex role identification, age and life stage, state of health, race and culture, socio-economic status, values and previous experience with similar events, in order to assist each patient to identify and meet basic health needs and improve his/her health status to the individual's maximum potential.
WORK SCHEDULE: Primarily evening tour must also be able to work weekends and holidays and adjust work schedule to accommodate patient and/or program needs.
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.
YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional nurse, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ .
Relocation expenses are not authorized
- U.S. Citizenship
- Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
- Must pass pre-employment examination.
- Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
- Background and/or Security Investigation required.
- English Language Proficiency required.