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A recruitment/relocation incentive is NOT authorized for this position. Applicants pending the completion of educational or certification/licensure requirements may be referred and tentatively selected but may not be hired until all requirements are met. 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. English Language Proficiency. In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), no person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. 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. Preferred Experience: MSN Research and/or Radiation Oncology experience 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: Walking, bending, stooping, and some lifting in the direct care of patients. There may also be extended periods of sitting. ["Temporary position not to exceed 5 years. Full Benefits. Research Registered NurseResearch Registered Nurse area of responsibility: The Research Registered Nurse is accountable to the Principal Investigator of the Research Study and is supervised by the Radiation Oncology Chief. The primary responsibility of the research nurse is to manage all aspects of conducting the cancer clinical trials. The research nurse is required to have Oncology or Research experience, an in-depth knowledge of protocol requirements and good clinical practices as set forth by federal regulations. The research nurse will act as liaison between the investigators, primary care providers, the institutional review board (IRB), the sponsor, and other research nurses and coordinators. Along with the investigator, the research nurse will screen, enroll and follow study subjects, ensuring protocol compliance and close monitoring while the subjects are on the study. In addition, the research nurse is responsible for all data and source documentation, adverse experience reporting, and maintenance of complete regulatory files.Specific practice setting is Radiation Oncology with direct interaction and coordination of research with Medical Oncology and Surgical Oncology and other services as required per study protocols. The practice of each registered nurse is based on knowledge, experience, and research and has a direct impact on patient outcomes in the assigned area and for the facility. The Research Registered Nurse will do the following: Sound conduct of the clinical trial, including but not limited to recruitment, screening, enrollment, and follow-up of eligible subjects according to protocol requirements (e.g., subject follow-up, case report form completion, and reporting of adverse drug experiences). Maintenance of accurate and complete documentation, including but not limited to regulatory documents, signed informed consent forms, relevant IRB approvals, source documentation, drug dispensing logs, subject logs, and study-related communications. Organizational management of all aspects of the study, including but not limited to timeliness in completing case report forms (CRFs), data entry, reporting adverse drug experiences (ADEs), managing caseload and managing study files. Communication of all protocol-related issues/problems to the appropriate management staff, including but not limited to questions regarding the conduct of the cooperative study, concerns regarding possible ADEs or subject compliance. Work Schedule: Full time, 80 hours per pay period Days Temporary not to exceed 5 years Position comes with benefits Telework: Not available\nVirtual: This is not a virtual position.\nPermanent Change of Station (PCS): Not authorized.\nFinancial Disclosure Report: Not required"]
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