Job Title:Staff RN Nursing Informatics
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:NY-13-CJF-801017
This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.
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/ Per Year|
|Wednesday, December 05, 2012 to
Wednesday, December 19, 2012|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Bay Pines, FL United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Current VHA permanent employees Nationwide|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 801017 (Please include on all documents)
Our mission: 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
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/.
Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is seeking an RN who has a broad-based clinical knowledge and patient care experience who is proficient and skilled in electronic clinical applications that support patient care (e.g., Excel, web, Word, CPRS/VistA, Access, Outlook, Pyxis, Imed consents, Myhealthevet, Krames on demand).
- You must be a US citizen to apply for this job
DUTIES:Back to top
M-F day shift.
Rotating shifts may be required during systems implementation.
(Note: Start times can vary; Emergency call back as deemed by medical center director necessary.)
Selected application must be VHA permanent employee, who upon the acceptance of the position will be reassigned to Bay Pines with the same grade and step on Bay Pines pay scale.
Bay Pines VA Healthcare System is seeking an RN with a broad-based clinical knowledge and patient care experience who is proficient and skilled in electronic clinical applications that support patient care. This nurse serves as a technology resource for nurses and other staff related to computer hardware and software as an analyst of healthcare data and as an educator in formal and informal setting
Staff RN for Informatics functions as a coordinator for BCMA, CPRS resource, ADPAC, assess nursing hardware and software needs, maintains nursing Share Point/web page and VANOD coordinator. Incumbent must have in depth knowledge of software interdependencies between Vista, CPRS, BCMA and other applications used by nursing. The informatics nurse will be the primary resource for teaching, monitoring, consulting and troubleshooting nursing applications. She/he will be the primary resource for coordination, revision and implementation of documentation templates. Incumbent will work with all levels of nursing staff across all clinical services and locations including non-nursing staff in Pharmacy, IRM, and other services to accomplish the functions of this role. Participation in VISN and national communications is required.
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
The Staff Nurse is a citizen of the United States and is currently licensed as a Registered Nurse with an active, current, full and unrestricted license. The incumbent is a graduate of a state approved nursing school that is accredited by either the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Baccalaureate Degree is the preferred degree with approximately two to three years of successful nursing practice. At least one year of informatics experience is preferred. Computer literacy which includes knowledge and skills needed to use computer applications and computer technology such as CPRS, VistA, ADPAC functions, BCMA, word processing, spreadsheets, presentation and communication programs used at the facility and information literacy including the ability to recognize the need, locate and effectively utilize information is required. Basic knowledge of computer hardware, software and wired and wireless networks with sufficient knowledge and skills to instruct on and/or resolve issues related to the use of computers, software programs, printers, presentation and networking equipment is mandatory. He/she must have the physical and mental capability to satisfactorily perform assigned duties. Maintaining a current BLS certification is required.
WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: 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 (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. *** 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. ***
Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming 10-point preference must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted 5 points tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Your RN Application, résumé and/or supporting documentation will be verified. Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating or consideration for employment.