Registered Nurse (Clinical Practice and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Location: Seattle, Washington
Internal Number: 630118100
The Clinical Practice and Emergency Preparedness Coordinator holds a dual role driving evidence based nursing clinical practice and emergency preparedness. The incumbent is a liaison between Patient Care Services and the Safety Department and is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the educational activities and program relating to emergency preparedness within VA Puget Sound Healthcare System. Duties are, but not limited to: Incumbent will be the nursing representative on the Emergency Management Committee as well as the Emergency Management subcommittees. This position will be responsible for the implementation and training of staff for the Nursing Emergency Operation Center (NEOC). This includes the communication and documentation needed to run the NEOC in an emergency situation and the development of policies to communicate the Emergency Plan for Patient Care Services. The incumbent is also the coordinator for updates and changes-in clinical practice and is the liaison between the Evidenced Based Practice and Clinical Practice Committees. This position is the clinical advisor for evaluation and standardization of equipment/supplies/processes related to nursing practice. Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 7:30am - 4pm Telework: NOT available Virtual: This is not a virtual position. Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: NOT authorized Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Pay: Competitive salary, regular salary increases. Paid Time Off: Annual leave at the rate of eight (8) hours per biweekly pay period; Sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours per biweekly pay period; 11 paid Federal holidays per year. Retirement: Traditional federal pension (5 years' vesting) and federal 401K with up to 5% in contributions by VA. Insurance: Federal health/vision/dental/term life/long-term care (many federal insurance programs can be carried into retirement). Licensure: 1 full and unrestricted license from any US State or territory.
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.