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WDVA Registered Nurse 2, On-Call, Walla Walla Veterans Home

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WDVA Registered Nurse 2, On-Call, Walla Walla Veterans Home   

JOB TITLE:

WDVA Registered Nurse 2, On-Call, Walla Walla Veterans Home

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Walla Walla County , Walla Walla, WA Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Registered Nurse 2
On-Call
Walla Walla Veterans Home

Serve America's heroes with your nursing expertise! Our team is excited to announce that we now have an opening for an on-call Registered Nurse 2 at the beautiful Walla Walla Veterans Home! Apply soon, as there is only one (1) opening available!

*This position has been posted within the assigned pay range through Step T.
Step U has not been published as this is considered the longevity step, in alignment with state HR compensation rules.



Position(s) at this location will also receive 5% Premium Pay for facilities open twenty four hours per day.
Employees must physically work at the facility 3 days per workweek to qualify.
The 5% Premium Pay is in effect until June 29th, 2025.


At the dva.
wa.
gov.
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, we are passionate about our mission of Serving Those Who Served.
As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness.
In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla.
These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star Families.

We are accepting applications for an on-call Registered Nurse 2 to provide nursing-related care to residents at the Walla Walla Veterans Home.
This includes assistance with activities of daily living, monitoring and recording all aspects of care, passing medications, administering oxygen, and more.


Lend direction to your patients as well as a caring attitude.
Bring a smile and your vital knowledge to everyone, every day.
Change lives by applying now!
Some of what you will be doing includes:
  • Directing the care delivered by nursing assistants certified in the delivery of nursing and nursing-related care to vulnerable Veterans.
  • Coordinating assignment of staff to residents, providing direction and information via accurate communication of current resident status and care needs.
  • Planning, overseeing, and evaluating work.
  • Performing on-the-job training to newly hired staff.
  • Monitoring and promoting completion of all training requirements for subordinate staff on a quarterly basis.
  • Assisting the physician with physical examinations, techniques, and procedures.
  • Holding sick call and examining residents to determine their need for medical care.
  • Completing medication administration as ordered by the prescribing healthcare professional, transcribing orders, and documenting, formulating, and updating resident care plans.
  • Passing medications or administering medications and treatments for members unable to do their own or monitoring self-pour medications of residents.
  • Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team to develop individual care plans for residents.
  • And more!
Required:
  • Current, valid Washington State License to practice as an RN or multistate license (MSL).
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English for medical charts.
Preferred/Desired:
  • One (1) year of professional nursing experience.
  • Long-term care experience.
  • Ability to articulate methods and practices of nursing and restorative care; personal hygiene and sanitation methods, recordkeeping, report preparation, infection control procedures, and resident rights.
  • Experience with assessing, evaluating, and participating in the development of appropriate plans of care.
    Ability to plan, implement, and document appropriate discharge planning for residents when appropriate.
    Ability to perform selected nursing procedures.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs.
    and capable of reaching a minimum of 36\" using proper techniques for resident repositioning or access to supplies.
  • Maintain a valid RN license (either Washington State or MSL).
  • Remain current in CPR.
  • Capable of pushing or pulling with sufficient strength and must be able to walk, sit, and bend in an unrestricted manner on a consistent basis during the entire workday.

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to see what it is like to work for the WDVA!

Application Process:

Top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position.
Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1.
A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.

2.
A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.

Finalists will be asked to provide a list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

Other Information:

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted.
    Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Pass annual TB testing.
  • Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted driver's license and must be insured if driving a privately owned vehicle on state business.
  • This position is represented by the Washington State Nurses Association.

Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application.
Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers.
For further information please contact us at: recruiters@dva.
wa.
gov
.


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

Here at YOUR Washington Department of Veterans Affairs our employees come from all walks of life.
We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency.
Having a diverse workforce is this agencys greatest resource of strength and knowledge.
It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service.
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer.
Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183.
TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency, please contact us at recruiters@dva.
wa.
gov
.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

61.74 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707248155-33a1469335dfea810e655047e4c2da99

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Walla Walla County , Walla Walla, WA

Job Origin:

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Registered Nurse 2
On-Call
Walla Walla Veterans Home

Serve America's heroes with your nursing expertise! Our team is excited to announce that we now have an opening for an on-call Registered Nurse 2 at the beautiful Walla Walla Veterans Home! Apply soon, as there is only one (1) opening available!

*This position has been posted within the assigned pay range through Step T. Step U has not been published as this is considered the longevity step, in alignment with state HR compensation rules.



Position(s) at this location will also receive 5% Premium Pay for facilities open twenty four hours per day. Employees must physically work at the facility 3 days per workweek to qualify. The 5% Premium Pay is in effect until June 29th, 2025.

At the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA), we are passionate about our mission of Serving Those Who Served. As a national leader in our advocacy for more than 500,000 veterans and their family members, we strive to connect them to earned benefits as well as innovative programs focused on their overall health and wellness. In addition, we provide critical community services through a variety of programs, and at our four State Veterans Homes located in Orting, Port Orchard, Spokane, and Walla Walla. These locations provide Medicare and Medicaid nursing home care to honorably discharged veterans, including, in some instances, their spouses, widows, or Gold Star Families.

We are accepting applications for an on-call Registered Nurse 2 to provide nursing-related care to residents at the Walla Walla Veterans Home. This includes assistance with activities of daily living, monitoring and recording all aspects of care, passing medications, administering oxygen, and more.

Lend direction to your patients as well as a caring attitude. Bring a smile and your vital knowledge to everyone, every day. Change lives by applying now! Some of what you will be doing includes:
  • Directing the care delivered by nursing assistants certified in the delivery of nursing and nursing-related care to vulnerable Veterans.
  • Coordinating assignment of staff to residents, providing direction and information via accurate communication of current resident status and care needs.
  • Planning, overseeing, and evaluating work.
  • Performing on-the-job training to newly hired staff.
  • Monitoring and promoting completion of all training requirements for subordinate staff on a quarterly basis.
  • Assisting the physician with physical examinations, techniques, and procedures.
  • Holding sick call and examining residents to determine their need for medical care.
  • Completing medication administration as ordered by the prescribing healthcare professional, transcribing orders, and documenting, formulating, and updating resident care plans.
  • Passing medications or administering medications and treatments for members unable to do their own or monitoring self-pour medications of residents.
  • Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team to develop individual care plans for residents.
  • And more!
Required:
  • Current, valid Washington State License to practice as an RN or multistate license (MSL).
  • Graduation from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in English for medical charts.
Preferred/Desired:
  • One (1) year of professional nursing experience.
  • Long-term care experience.
  • Ability to articulate methods and practices of nursing and restorative care; personal hygiene and sanitation methods, recordkeeping, report preparation, infection control procedures, and resident rights.
  • Experience with assessing, evaluating, and participating in the development of appropriate plans of care. Ability to plan, implement, and document appropriate discharge planning for residents when appropriate. Ability to perform selected nursing procedures.
Special Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. and capable of reaching a minimum of 36\" using proper techniques for resident repositioning or access to supplies.
  • Maintain a valid RN license (either Washington State or MSL).
  • Remain current in CPR.
  • Capable of pushing or pulling with sufficient strength and must be able to walk, sit, and bend in an unrestricted manner on a consistent basis during the entire workday.

Check out this awesome videohereto see what it is like to work for the WDVA!

Application Process:

Top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience and education.

Finalists will be asked to provide a list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

Other Information:

  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
  • Pass annual TB testing.
  • Positions requiring travel must have a valid unrestricted driver's license and must be insured if driving a privately owned vehicle on state business.
  • This position is represented by the Washington State Nurses Association.

Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at: recruiters@dva.wa.gov.


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Employer

Here at YOUR Washington Department of Veterans Affairs our employees come from all walks of life. We strive to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We believe in the importance of recognizing the value each of us contribute to the success of the mission of the agency. Having a diverse workforce is this agencys greatest resource of strength and knowledge. It is through the combination of talents and abilities that we can pursue finding effective measures on how we can provide the best customer service. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for everyone.

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

You are welcome to include the name and pronoun you would like to be referred to in your materials and we will honor this as you interact with our award-winning diverse and inclusive organization.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, program, or the agency, please contact us at recruiters@dva.wa.gov .


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