This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more Basic Requirements: Citizenship: Citizen of the United States. Noncitizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy. Graduation from School of Nursing: Graduate of a school of professional nursing approved by the appropriate State agency, and accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies at the time the program was completed by the applicant. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NCLAC). The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), an accrediting arm of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The completion of coursework equivalent to a nursing degree in a MSN Bridge Program that qualifies for professional nursing registration constitutes the completion of an approved course of study of professional nursing. Students should submit this certification and a copy of the MSN transcript to the VA. Bridge programs that confer a master's degree also fully meet the education requirement (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6). In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional nursing, possession of current, full, active, and unrestricted registration will meet the requirement of graduation from an approved school of professional nursing. Registration: A registered nurse (RN) will have a current, full, active and unrestricted registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the U.S. or in the District of Columbia. English Language Proficiency: RNs appointed to direct patient care positions must be proficient in spoken and written English as required by 38 U.S.C. 7402(d) and 7407(d). Physical Standards: See VA Directive and Handbook 5019. Grade Determinations: In addition to the Basic Requirements specified in paragraph a above, the following criteria must be met in determining the grade assignment of candidates, and if appropriate, the level within a grade. Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience required. Nurse I Level II - An Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of nursing experience; OR; an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's Degree in a related field with no additional nursing experience; OR; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with no additional nursing experience. Nurse I Level III - An Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of nursing experience; OR; an Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing experience; OR; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with approximately 1-2 years of nursing experience; OR; a Masters degree in Nursing or related field with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelors degree in a related field and no additional nursing experience. Nurse II - A Bachelor of Science in Nursing with approximately 2-3 years of nursing experience; OR; An Associate Degree or Diploma in Nursing and Bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing experience; OR; a Masters degree in Nursing or related field with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of Nursing experience; OR; a Doctoral degree in Nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has Doctoral degree in a related field with no additional nursing experience. Nurse III - A Masters degree in Nursing or related field with Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years of Nursing experience; OR; a Doctoral degree in Nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years of nursing experience. Reference: VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard Preferred Experience: Minimum of 5 years of nursing experience with progressive leadership experience. ["Be part of the team caring for our nation's Heroes! VA New York Harbor Healthcare System is a Level 1A tertiary care healthcare organization comprised of three campuses: two acute care medical centers and one Long Term Care Facility. VANYHHS provides health care to New York City veteran population in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island and is the VA referral center for the full range of cardiovascular and neurosurgical specialties. Performance measures show excellent results. We are actively recruiting for a Nurse Managers who is accountable for the clinical management, supervision, and evaluation of care delivered by nursing and other allied health staff in a variety of units: Surgical Intensive Care/PACU unit - Manhattan Campus Inpatient Mental Health Unit - Manhattan Campus Mental Health Outpatient Unit - Brooklyn Campus Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Providing leadership in improving the compliance of the VISN'S performance measures. Systematic analysis of clinical practice through data collection, interpretation, and reporting of findings with appropriate recommendations. Responsibility for contributing to the establishment and implementation of nursing standards; prioritization of workload demands and the ability to meet established deadlines as necessary. Evaluation of the health care delivery on the unit identifying problems, seeking resolutions, implementing change, assessing progress and evaluating outcomes. Ensuring that all staff maintain competence in all required patient care skills. Nurse Manager is fiscally responsible for the resources in the area. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM\nTelework: Not Available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position\nRelocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nEDRP Authorized: Contact the EDRP Coordinator for questions/assistance\nPermanent Change of Station (PCS): Not Authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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