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Registered Nurse (MHICM/PRRC)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Kansas City, MO
  • Expired: October 11, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Registered Nurse (MHICM/PRRC)
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Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Kansas City VA Medical Center
Overview
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  • ##### Open & closing dates
10/08/2019 to 10/22/2019
  • ##### Service
Excepted
  • ##### Pay scale & grade
VN 00
  • ##### Salary
$49,883 to $96,441 per year
  • ##### Appointment type
Permanent
  • ##### Work schedule
Full-Time
Location
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2 vacancies in the following location:

  • Kansas City, MO 2 vacancies
Relocation expenses reimbursed
No
Telework eligible
No
  • Duties

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Summary
**You could be part of an important initiative to provide mental
health care for our nations Veterans**
Learn more about this agency
Responsibilities
The incumbent serves as a full-time registered nurse assigned to the
Mental Health Intensive Case Management program/Psychosocial
Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (MHICM/PRRC) located within
Mental Health at Kansas City VA Medical Center/Honor Annex. The
MHICM/PRRC programs provide specialized outpatient treatment for
veteran diagnosed with serious mental illness who experience
significant psychosocial difficulties. The incumbent works within
the MHICM/PRRC multidisciplinary teams.
There are two positions. One position is .25 PRRC and .75 MHICM and
the other is .75 PRRC and .25 MHICM. PRRC includes serving as
recovery coordinator for a proportional panel of Veterans; MHICM
provides intensive community based mental health case management
services to a proportional panel of Veterans. Across both programs,
duties include but are not limited to: nursing care including
administration of injections and supervision of veterans filling
their med boxes, providing psychoeducational groups, individual
recovery coaching, nursing assessments, individualized treatment
planning, active community based provision of services including
home and community visits with veterans and transportation of
veterans, crisis intervention, and coordination of services across
other health disciplines at the KCVA medical center. The incumbent
is involved in all operations of the MHICM/PRRC programs and
possesses thorough knowledge of and ability to effectively use the
skills of nursing, case management, group work/psychoeducation,
individual recovery coaching and support, and community based
provision of care. The MHICM/PRRC nurse will work closely with
veterans in the MHICM/PRRC programs to assess, coordinate, and
provide direct care in collaboration with providers and team members
resulting in more efficient and effective care management. Incumbent
will serve as program liaison and will maintain working familiarity
and ongoing contact with community resources including residential
care settings in which some veterans reside.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, with
evenings, weekends, and/or adjusted tours as needed to ensure
quality care to Veterans
Functional Statement Title/\#: Registered Nurse - Mental Health
Intensive Case Management / Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery
Center / 000000
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
No
Promotion Potential
00
  • #### Job family (Series)
0610 Nurse
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  • Requirements

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Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing required
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
12/31/1959
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period
  • Subject to a background/security investigation
  • Must be proficient in written and spoken English
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
onboarding process
  • Must pass pre-employment physical examination
Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 10/22/2019.
Basic Requirements:
  • United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be
appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens
in accordance with VA Policy.
  • Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing
approved by the appropriate State-accrediting 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) or The
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 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. OR 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 the certificate of professional
nursing to sit for the NCLEX to the VA along with a copy of the
MSN transcript. (Reference VA Handbook 5005, Appendix G6) OR
In cases of graduates of foreign schools of professional
nursing, possession of a current, full, active and unrestricted
registration will meet the requirement for graduation from an
approved school of professional nursing.
  • License: Current, full, active, and unrestricted
registration as a graduate professional nurse in a State,
Territory or Commonwealth (i.e., Puerto Rico) of the United
States, or the District of Columbia.
Preferred Experience:
  • Case Management RN-BC
  • Case Management CCM
  • Community Health RN-BC
  • Addictions (Substance Abuse) Nursing CARN
  • Psychiatric & Mental Health RN-BC
Grade Determinations: 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 (ADN) or Diploma in
Nursing, with no additional nursing practice/experience
required.
  • Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and
approximately 1 year of nursing practice/experience; OR an ADN
or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field
with no additional nursing practice/experience; OR a Bachelor's
of Science in Nursing (BSN) with no additional nursing
practice/experience.
  • Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and
approximately 2-3 years of nursing practice/experience; OR an
ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a Bachelor's degree in a related
field and approximately 1-2 years of nursing
practice/experience; OR a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of
nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in nursing
(MSN) or related field with a BSN and no additional nursing
practice/experience.
  • Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of nursing
practice/experience; OR ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a
Bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 2-3
year's of nursing practice/experience; OR a Master's degree in
nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 year's
of nursing practice/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
practice/experience required.
  • Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with
BSN and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing practice/experience;
OR a Doctoral degree and approximately 2-3 year's of nursing
practice/experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part
II, Appendix G-6 Nurse Qualification Standard. This can be found in
the local Human Resources Office.
Physical Requirements: This position requires visual acuity,
keen hearing, clear distinctive speech, and manual dexterity. This
position requires potentially long periods of continued walking,
standing, stooping, sitting, bending, pulling, and pushing.
Transferring patients and objects may be required. The incumbent may
be exposed to infected patients and contaminated materials and may
be required to don protective clothing in isolation situations or
operative/invasive procedures. The incumbent may occasionally be
exposed to patients who are combative secondary to delirium,
dementia, or psychiatric disorders. The incumbent must be a mature,
flexible, sensible individual capable of working effectively in
stressful situations, able to shift priorities based on patient
needs. Must complete annual Employee Health requirements to include
a driver's assessment and must pass VA driver's physical. Incumbent
must be able to transport Veterans in the community to/from the
Medical Center and surrounding areas to support treatment. ...

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