Job Title:Registered Nurse, Health Education Coordinator
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:NSA 13-830356-10
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/ Per Year|
|Thursday, January 24, 2013 to
Wednesday, February 06, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Part Time -
Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Saginaw, MI United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens |
Who We Are
Michigan is in the heart of the Great Lakes region, a diverse, medically-advanced community that is the gateway to Michigan's famous four seasons recreational opportunities, such as hunting, skiing, and boating. With an affordable cost of living, exemplary public schools, and various museums, you can spend your winters in snow and your summers on sandy beaches, all while serving America's heroes.
ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: NSA 13-830356-10
VACANCY ID: 830356
POSITION TITLE: Registered Nurse, Health Education Coordinator AD - 0610 - 00 / 00
WORK SCHEDULE: Part Time
- Must be a United States Citizen.
DUTIES:Back to top
The Health Education Coordinator (HEC) serves in the creation and revision of the materials provided to the patient in a reading level they can understand. They provide visual learning where applicable, facilitate group education classes, ensuring clinical staff are knowledgeable regarding the proper documentation and template usage. They monitor staff compliance with completion of the steps and maintain compliance with Joint Commission standards.
The HEC is responsible for planning, developing, initiating, and monitoring patient education within the Medical Center. They will coordinate the delivery of patient education throughout our Medical Center, working with many different service delivery areas. The HEC is a consultant to others in the procurement and/or development of educational and media resources.
HEC is also responsible for planning and implementing programs of staff education as it relates to new educational programs, requirements and documentation formats. Incumbent is responsible for continuing education accreditation requirements associated with provisions of providing staff education on many different subjects, which could include patient education topics.
The HEC provides leadership in the clinical nursing areas while encouraging and fostering participation and involvement in educational programs. Applies current evidence based practices when planning and evaluating education content and training programs.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED AS AN APPLICANT: Your application, resume, and supporting documents will be verified to determine if you meet the basic requirements. If you are selected for an interview, a Performance Based interview will be used to evaluate past performance. A tentative offer will be made to the selected applicant; a background investigation will be completed prior to offering a final offer. All applicants will be notified after a final offer is accepted by the selected applicant. http://www.va.gov/pbi
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:Back to top
The candidates salary and grade will be determined by the Professional Standards Board (PSB). The PSB is a peer review process. The PSB will review the candidates individual qualifications, education, professional training/internship(s) and professional experience to determine the most appropriate salary and grade based on your individual accomplishments.
Ø Citizen of the United States.
Ø BSN degree preferred.
Ø Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies: The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or The Commission on collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) at the time the program was completed by the applicant.
Ø Full, active, current and unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or District of Columbia.
Ø Two years of nursing experience which has provided opportunities to refine competencies in nursing practice and patient education.
Ø Evidence of skills in leadership, creativity, integrity, initiative and communications are additional qualifications.
Ø Must be proficient in both spoken and written English.
APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accredited 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: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. http://www.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html
FOREIGN EDUCATION: To receive credit for education completed outside the United States, you must show proof that the education has been submitted to a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials and such education has been deemed at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education programs.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: (Failure to comply may be grounds for withdrawal of an offer of employment or dismissal after appointment)
· Applicants must be citizens of the United States, and be at least 16 years of age as of the closing date.
· Applicants tentatively selected for certain designated positions may be subject to a random drug screening for illegal drug use. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment.
· New Appointees will be subject to a background investigation to determine suitability. Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must certify at the time of appointment that they have registered with the Selective Service system or are exempt for having to do so under Selective Service law.
· Applicants must not be listed on the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of Inspector General Sanctions database.
· Applicants selected for positions through this announcement may be subject to a two year probationary period.
· Public Law 95-201 requires that persons appointed to direct patient-care positions must possess the required basic proficiency in spoken and written English.
HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:
Once the application process is complete, a review of your application will be made to ensure you meet the job requirements. To determine if you are qualified for this job, your resume and supporting documentation will be compared. Please follow all instructions carefully.