Registered Nurse (Critical Care)

Subspecialty: Critical Care Unit

Posted: 7/10/2020

Company: Ann Arbor VA Medical Center - Built in 1953, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) provides state-of-the-art healthcare services to Veterans at five locations of care in Michigan and northwestern Ohio. VAAAHS is a major tertiary care national and regional referral center and provides care at the Community-based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Toledo, Ohio, and Jackson and Flint, Michigan. We consider it our privilege to serve Veteranís healthcare needs in any way we can.

The Medical Center campus includes the hospital, outpatient clinics, community living center, a radiation therapy facility, two research buildings, five administrative outbuildings, two parking garages, and an energy center. The facility includes state-of-the-art ambulatory care clinics, operating rooms, cardiac catheterization suite, intensive care units, laboratory, and diagnostic facilities. The main campus in Ann Arbor serves as a referral center for complex specialty care and operates 102 acute care beds and 40 Community Living Center (extended care) beds.

As a leader in healthcare education, VAAAHS is affiliated with 112 college and university programs including the University of Michigan Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Social Work, Public Health, and Engineering. The University of Toledo College of Medicine is also a strong partner with VAAAHS. More than 1,400 professionals receive training here each year. VAAAHS is major research center with over 400 active studies in clinical research, basic science, health services, and rehabilitation.

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Description: Registered Nurse (Critical Care)
This Registered Nurse is assigned to the Critical Care Unit. The Registered Nurse, Critical Care Unit is responsible and accountable for providing direct and indirect care to a variety of critically ill patients to a culturally diverse veteran population. The Registered Nurse Critical Care Unit must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively apply all aspects of the nursing process within a collaborative interdisciplinary practice setting. This Registered Nurse demonstrates a sustained high level of clinical practice, skills to provide patient care in an intensive care unit. This Registered Nurse provides accurate use of emergency/resuscitative equipment.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications:
- United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
∑ 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.
∑ 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.

Benefits: Excellent benefits package, competitive salaries, Educational Support, Career advancement opportunities, Nationwide job transfer opportunities, 26 vacation days per year (Registered Nurses) 10 paid federal holidays

How to Apply:

Please send resumes to VHAANNPCSRecruiting@va.gov

E-mail: VHAANNPCSRecruiting@va.gov


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