Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 1021765
****THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE****
****Completed applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis and the announcement may be closed prior to the extended date if the available positions are filled****
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.
NOTE: Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and step of the applicant selected.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply. The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority.
The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Relocation Expenses: Relocation expenses are not authorized for this position.
Tour of Duty: (3) Full-time positions - various shifts
Duty Location: Stratton VA Medical Center, Albany, New York
Salary Range: Salary to be determined based on education and experience
Relocation Expenses/Incentive: No
Recruitment Incentive: No
The incumbent for this position may be required to serve a probationary period.
As an Intensive Care Unit Staff Nurse you will provide prescribed medical treatment and personal care services to seriously ill and injured veterans. Duties include documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition; collaborating with health team members to facilitate positive patient care outcomes; providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavior problems; and accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Our facility is seeking individuals who possess good organizational skills which enable completion of work, a demonstrated ability to assume leadership in a patient centered program, and the ability to establish effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team.