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Registered Nurse-SWAT

Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: West Haven
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

This Registered Nurse-Skilled with Advanced Training (SWAT) position is located in Nursing Service-Acute Care at the West Haven location. This position is a full time at 72/80 alternate work schedule per biweekly pay period. [ "The registered nurse possesses basic knowledge and skills to apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative, interdisciplinary practice setting which will then enable effective implementation of health promotion and prevention practices, management of acute and chronic illnesses, and attainment of optimal levels of functioning and/or support of the dying patient and significant others. In an entry level position, the nurse is committed to continued professional development. Role responsibilities and accountabilities also include demonstration of knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age-related needs of patients served in the assigned area of practice. This knowledge includes understanding changes associated with aging and principles of growth and development relevant to the adult and geriatric population. Duties include, but are not limited to: Documenting observations, assessments, and changes in patient's condition Collaborating with healthcare team members and other interdisciplinary teams to facilitate positive patient care outcomes, Providing a full range of nursing care to patients with a variety of physical and/or behavioral problems. Accountable for meeting and maintaining the qualification standards and functional statements of assigned grade. Demonstrates organizational skills which enable completion of work in a timely manner with demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in a patient centered program Establishes effective communication with patients, families, visitors and members of the interdisciplinary team Work Schedule: Rotating tours include both day and night shifts, and will be on an alternate work schedule 72/80.\nCompressed/Flexible Work Schedule: Not Authorized\nTelework/Virtual/Remote Work: Not Authorized\nRelocation or Travel Incentives: Not Authorized\nRecruitment Incentives: Not Authorized\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required Notifications: This position is a Bargaining Unit position. This position is covered by a special rate. Selectee may be required to work at any VA Connecticut Healthcare System campus, as needed. Current and former Federal employees must submit copies of their most recent SF-50 (Notice of Personnel Action). The SF-50 must identify the position title, series, grade, step, tenure and type of service (Competitive or Excepted). In some cases, more than one SF-50 may be required to show a higher grade previously held. This position is in the Excepted Service. The salary is based on the grade and step approved for the selected candidate. The Professional Standards Board (a peer-review group) will recommend the grade and salary for new appointments based on the candidate's education and experience. For internal selectees being promoted, the board will determine grade and HR will determine step in accordance with policy." ]

Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, West Haven , Registered Nurse-SWAT, Other , West Haven, Connecticut

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