Job Title:Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (RN) Psychiatric Trauma Services
Department:Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency:Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number:VHA-13-924954-13
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|$53,903.00 to $102,825.00 / Per Year|
|Thursday, July 11, 2013 to Monday, July 29, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Full Time - Excepted Service Permanent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Washington DC Metro Area, DC United States
WHO MAY APPLY:
|United States Citizens|
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN): 924954
SALARY: Applicant's education and experience will be reviewed by the Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected. The recommended salary may be at any point in the range listed for this vacancy.
Nurse I $53,903.00 to $73,307.00
Nurse II $67,847.00 to $90,232.00
Nurse III $77,316.00 to $102,825.00
You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental health care for our nations Veterans!
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki has announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be adding approximately 1,600 mental health clinicians to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff to its existing workforce.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs mental health professionals who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who serve our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people - our Veterans.
Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your country's service.
If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission. The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define "who we are," our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence ("I CARE").
America's Veterans need you!
To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.
The Trauma Services CNS RN demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to improve the care for a group of patients. He/she is responsible for the documented outcomes at the program or service level. Program or service level outcomes must be broad and complex and can be demonstrated at any organizational level within a facility, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN), or Veterans Administration Central Office (VACO).
The Trauma Services CNS RN has specialized knowledge and skill for providing evidence based individual, group and family therapy to veterans with PTSD - acute, chronic or delayed onset. The patients are clinically complex and frequently have co-occurring mental disorders, including anxiety, depression, substance abuse and serious medical conditions.
- US citizenship
- English language proficiency
- Background/suitability investigation
- Current, full, active and unrestricted registration
- Physical standards - Must pass pre-employment examination
- Random drug testing