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Survey & Alignment Technician
Survey & Alignment Technician Job ID #: 1077 Job Category: Technical Position Type:
Full Time - Regular Department: AD-Collider Accelerator Depart FLSA: Non Exempt Share:
Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world.
Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization. Organizational Overview The mission of the Collider-Accelerator Department (C-AD) is to develop, improve and operate the suite of particle / heavy ion accelerators used to carry out the program of accelerator-based experiments at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL); to support the experimental program including design, construction and operation of the beam transports to the experiments, plus support of detector and research needs of the experiments; to design and construct new accelerator facilities in support of the BNL and national missions.
The C-A Department supports an international user community of over 1,500 scientists. The department performs all these functions in an environmentally-responsible and safe manner, under a rigorous conduct of operations approach. Position Description The Collider-Accelerator Department has an opening for a Senior Technical Specialist to perform semi-routine technicial support functions typically involved with surveying of large engineering projects.
The ideal candidate will position and set floor and wall references that will control the installation of accelerator components. The precision alignment of magnet assemblies using laser trackers and articulating arms will be part of the activities performed by the canditate. The successful canditate will also assist in the alignment of frontends, beamlines, new experiments as well as pre-survey misc components. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: + Perform assigned work in specialized technical field as required to support the activities of the RHIC Project organization
Identify, report, and protect intellectual property and other proprietary information
Maintain awareness of environmental impact of work, and apply pollution prevention and minimization techniques
Identify potential hazards, environmental concerns, and unsafe conditions or practices in work and at work site, and implement or suggest controls to minimize risk + Respond to emergency situations, alarms, or occurrence in appropriate manner + Coordinate the work effort with engineers & techs in group + Review designs + Determine tool and equipment needs, and availability of components + Fabricate, install/assemble, components + Calibrate, test, and inspect equipment + Operate, repair and maintain equipment + Troubleshoot systems and equipment Position Requirements Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: + Requires the equivalent of a technical institute or associate’s degree in a related scientific or technical field, or at least six (6) years of relevant work experience + An understanding of general surveying principal and practices + The ability to perform mechanical alignment Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: + The ability to operate Laser Trackers + The ability to operate a PCMM Arms + The ability to operate Spatial Analyzer Software + The ability to operate Laser Scanners At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to: + Medical Plans + Vacation
Holidays + Dental Plans + Life Insurance + 401(k) Plan
Swimming Pool, Weight Room, Tennis Courts, and many other employee perks and benefits We invite you to consider Brookhaven National Laboratory for employment. To be considered for this position, please apply online at BNL Careers and enter the job title into the Keyword Search.
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. *VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Human Resources Generalist - Mission Aligned Businesses
Human Resources Generalist - Mission Aligned Businesses Tracking Code 7754-415 Job Description Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact everyday? Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day.
Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely. This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives.
We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact. The American Heart Association has a great opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist to support our Mission Aligned Businesses! This individual will act as a general Human Resources business partner for the assigned business group within Mission Aligned Businesses (MAB). Responsible for executing and ensuring compliance with AHA’s Human Resources policies, procedures, and programs in the areas of training, performance management, employee engagement, and employee relations.
Works with the Training and Talent Development Director on the planning and execution of annual MAB Talent Reviews + Work closely with MAB managers to ensure an active robust new employee orientation and ensuring that orientation is consistent across MAB; integrating team/job specific orientation needs as necessary. Serves as the primary presenter during the monthly National Center New Staff Orientation
Provide regular and ad hoc staffing reports as requested by MAB leadership
Works on MAB’s employee engagement initiatives through recommending/supporting/leading programs that support retention, job satisfaction, productivity and morale. Will be involved with the results of AHA’s employee engagement survey, working with senior leadership and management to deliver MAB results and ensure action plans are in place and being actively monitored for outcomes + Assist with training and staff development initiatives – helping to ensure active and ongoing professional development with programs delivered by AHA’s Training & OD Department or with initiatives that may be driven by MAB specific needs
Works with the TTDD on the planning and execution of annual MAB Talent Reviews + Supports other HR activities/initiatives as assigned Required Experience Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require: + Bachelor’s Degree + At least five (5) years of relevant experience + Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local laws, regulations + Experience with managing employee relations
Excellent Interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships involving trust and respect + Training/Facilitation experience + Ability to prioritize work assignments, meet multiple deadlines, and handle projects simultaneously; demonstrated attention to detail + Ability to effectively communicate effectively orally and written communication
Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office suite, especially Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
Excellent Customer Service Skills + Demonstrated ability to be flexible and take initiative + Ability to travel 5% local and overnight stay Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases ? Click on “New Resume” to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview. This position not a match with your skills? Click here to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/AmericanHeart to see what it is like to work for the American Heart Association and why so many people enjoy #TheAHALife at https://www.facebook.com/theahalife Job Location Dallas, Texas, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Job Category: Human Resources EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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Sr Internal Consultant -CX Business Alignment
Be part of a team that reinvents healthcare and go to work every day to improve peoples’ lives. This is not an ordinary mission. At Premera, you will wake up every day excited to improve people’s lives by transforming healthcare. Premera is a leading health plan in the Pacific Northwest, providing comprehensive health benefits and tailored services to more than 2 million people, from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Premera is committed to improving customers’ lives by making healthcare work better. Join us. The Premera customer experience team improves the lives of our customers by embedding the customer’s voice in everything we do. We're making the customer experience simple, easy, and caring. Our customers are at the heart of every single decision. As a member of Premera’s Customer Experience Team, The Senior Internal Consultant – CX Business Alignment will be part of a “hub and spoke” network of Premera employees who promote customer-centric practices and customer experience improvements within their respective workgroups. What you’ll do* Develop and manage a network of customer experience (CX) advocates throughout Premera
Promote internal service standards and business practices that result in consistently positive experiences for Premera’s customers
Create visual aids, written materials, training programs and other collateral and tools that promote internal alignment with Premera’s Customer Experience strategy
Collaborate with other CX Team members to ensure that Premera provides the best customer experience in healthcare
Design a “hub and spoke” organization of customer experience advocates throughout Premera; recruit and train CX advocates.
Define the CX Advocate group’s vision and mission.
Create a governance/management structure to coordinate activities of group members.
Measure program success.
Analyze voice-of-the-customer (VOC) data related to program objectives; present data findings and insights to internal stakeholders throughout the Premera ecosystem.
Work with LEAN and other continuous improvement groups to identify opportunities for improving processes, policies and products.
Facilitate new business processes and practices, from design to testing to stakeholder training.
Work with CX Advocates to conduct Customer Impact Assessments related to changes in policy, processes and/or products. What you’ll bring * Bachelor’s Degree or four (4) years’ work experience.
Seven (7) years' consulting experience.
Knowledge of Premera’s business practices, structure and organizational dynamics.
Experience collaborating with multiple internal organizations; ability to build strong, mutually beneficial partnerships within organizations.
Experience facilitating meetings and events.
Background in content development for on-line and instructor-led training.
Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, with the ability to influence others to help drive business solutions.
Experience in proactively applying analytical, problem solving and/or technical abilities to daily responsibilities.
Data analysis, hypothesis testing and the generation of business insights.
Nice to have * Training in and/or experience with continuous process improvement methods, such as LEAN, Six Sigma, TQM. * Background as internal or external consultant.
What we offer * Medical, vision and dental options
Life and disability insurance
Retirement programs (Yes! This includes a pension!) * Workplace wellness programs
Time off to reenergize
And MORE! #LI-VF1 Job Title: Sr Internal Consultant -CX Business Alignment Job ID: 10839 Location: Mountlake Terrace, WA Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular
Senior Consultant, Integration And Operational Alignment
Department: IN301_68502 Integration Mgmt Office
Expected Weekly Hours: 40
Position Purpose: Oversees and manages post-merger and acquisition integration activities, operational alignment activities, and project/program management activities for Trinity Health. Proposes and facilitates activities to support the integration and/or operational alignment of newly acquired or merged/and or existing organizations addressing all facets of the infrastructure (people, process, technology and culture) to ensure successful integration and/or alignment.
Coordinates with System Office teams to identify and realize synergy and/or savings and revenue enhancement opportunities. Effectively manages and analyzes activities and makes recommendations toward the development of the total complement of synergy, operational and integration and/or alignment initiatives and activities. Provides oversight of integration/alignment initiatives and activities including budget development and monitoring, executive education, and audit management.
Facilitates business owners’ agreement on progress and decisions. Works closely with System Office functional leaders to ensure alignment of plan, resources, and deliverables.
Job Description Details:
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions. Manages Trinity’s Health strategic and tactical approach to meeting major strategic operational (alignment) and integration priorities.
Serves as an expert providing guidance on interpretation of the operational (alignment) and integration priorities, benefits and risks, and alignment with other strategic initiatives. Responsible for the development of the programmatic infrastructure needed to support the breadth of initiatives required to support organizational alignment, including work planning, budget development to support program strategy and deliverables, and staffing requirements. Provides guidance to RHM and System Office executives in the implementation of operational and integration initiatives (i.e., strategic initiatives, synergy initiatives) by identifying areas that present challenges and opportunities.
Manages and oversees the implementation of large, multiple and complex project initiatives across multiple operating units. Serves as a knowledge resource providing a thorough understanding of strategic issues and tactical initiatives and ensuring processes, workforce, technology and culture factors are addressed in RHM and System Office plans. Makes recommendations that provide practical options and solutions while considering the impact on processes, workforce, technology and culture.
Works to ensure alignment in terms of organizational priorities, adequate funding, executive sponsorship, business owner support and staff resources. Applies operational improvement methodologies (i.e., change management techniques, project management principles, process redesign, executive coaching, etc.) or systems implementation methodologies to achieve program and project outcomes. Facilitates diverse member interests, teams and groups through strong leadership, communication, collaboration and negotiation abilities to mutual agreeable resolutions.
Prioritizes and coordinates objectives to align with integration and/or operational alignment priorities, budget, resources and timing. Oversees and participates in cross-functional teams to ensure that key integration initiatives are completed within budget, within scope and on time. Monitors, measures and reports on budget variances, resource constraints and operational issues in a timely manner.
Works with leadership to develop and implement a plan to remove barriers. Responsible for on-going communication to customers, senior leadership, managers and staff related to projects, new opportunities, and standardization opportunities. Keeps RHM and System Office team members apprised through the creation and dissemination of dashboard reports, routine communications and status meetings to ensure project plan and deliverables are met, potential risks are identified and resolved and customer expectations are reached.
Responsible for monitoring metrics across multiple customer groups and diverse projects. Oversees and plans project team members’ work. Assigns tasks and monitors progress.
Provides leadership and guidance assisting in coordinating projects, managing deliverables and resolving risk factors in order to ensure project plans and deliverables are met and adhere to established methodology. Serves as a technical resource in developing, implementing and managing adherence to the Operational Integration methodology. Provides day-to-day problem resolution and troubleshooting.
Serves as a key consultative member of RHM or System Office executive teams. Defines and manages operational implementation plans for highly complex integration initiatives. Develops, establishes and manages relationships with leaders.
Provides seasoned guidance and consultation to leaders in understanding, embracing, developing and implementing successful change management strategies. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical, and professional behavior. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes.
We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity. Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems.
We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states.
We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes.
We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.
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Senior Manager, Global Alignment And Parity
The International Technology organization owns the discovery and delivery of Amazon’s cutting-edge engineering to customers across the world. We do this through partnerships with other Amazon technical teams, providing them with tools, resources and a platform to make their global approach easy.
Our work spans the technology stack from front-end customer experience to back-end service technology. Amazon’s Global Alignment and Parity (GAP) team is making it easier for groups across Amazon to bring their products and features to a global audience. The work we do reduces the effort and enables other teams to more efficiently internationalize their products.
This is a problem space that is not unique to Amazon, but one in which we are taking a unique approach to solving. We are looking for a smart, customer focused and technically proficient leader to lead the team. The ideal candidate will bring an ability to set broad program vision complemented by strong engineering management skills.
S/he will be responsible for defining and building game-changing automation systems which are used by internal users to drive customer facing and business management improvements on all Amazon sites worldwide. We operate in an agile manner and are helping solve some bold company wide selection and customer improvement objectives. This means our tools, processes and best practices are rapidly evolving.
This role will be responsible for balancing the need to establish a multi-year program vision focused on thoughtful standardization across categories in every Amazon marketplace while delivering continuous benefits for our end users. Key Responsibilities + Define and deliver the program goals, supporting business metrics, and success indicators for existing and new initiatives + Work cross-functionally with technology leaders and stakeholders to align businesses across the globe + Build technical products and proprietary tools that automate globalization and internationalization
Lead a diverse program, product and engineering team interfacing with global business stakeholders, requiring working across multiple time zones + Ensure clear communication and coordination across business and software development teams. Evangelize the program offering and benefits within the company The successful candidate will demonstrate: + Excellent verbal and written communication within a team, and to senior management + Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate new ideas with internal partners + High attention to detail including precise and effective customer communications, proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and an ability to navigate through complex and changing business requirements.
An ability to quickly understand and solve complex technical and business problems. Strengths in problem solving, issue-resolution, ability to work in a deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask + Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent in Computer Science, or related field + 10+ years professional experience in software development building systems that scale + Fluency in English language + Candidates must be self-directed, demonstrate strong leadership skills with a proven track record of creating and maintaining high-performing teams + Be able to thrive in a fast paced, high energy and fun work environment where we're agile (i.e. Scrum) and deliver value incrementally and frequently + Experience delivering technology products/services in a high growth environment, with a demonstrated ability to translate needs of internal customers into product requirements
An ability to deliver cross-functional program initiatives from conception through completion in a fast-paced environment.
An ability to analyze quantitatively, problem-solve, and scope product and technical requirements + Proven track record of collaborating with multiple teams and driving results by influencing and negotiating + Masters or MBA AMZR Req ID: 372279 Recruiting Team: North American Teams
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Senior Electro-Optical Engineer For Mirror Alignment
_ Sunnyvale , California_: Analyzes, designs, and develops active optical elements and subsystems - including and/or incorporating fast steering mirrors, line of sight measurement and control systems, wavefront measurement and control systems, optical stages and translators, and similar equipment for optical systems requiring precision alignment, including remote sensing and high energy laser systems. Evaluates, investigates, and integrates advanced technologies into novel and improved active optical element products and solutions.
As part of an interdisciplinary engineering and technology team, collaborates with subject matter experts in software, mechanical, power, thermal, electrical, production, and specialty engineering to support programs, pursuits, and internal R&D activities. Keyword\Phrases Include: Deformable Mirrors, DM, Actuators, Electro-Optics, Laser Systems, Control Systems, Fast Steering Mirrors, Wavefront Sensors, Precision Measurements, ZEMAX, SIMULINK, Remote Sensing, Mechanical and Electrical-Optics and Directed Energy. Basic Qualifications Technical proficiency in active optics with specialized skill in fast steering mirrors, adaptive optics, vibration cancelation, or active line of sight control. Proficiency with hardware integration and detailing the interfaces between hardware and software.
Self-starter with initiative and tenacity to meet deadlines with quality products. Team-player with the ability to work with a diverse range of individuals and enable senior leaders to build and develop cohesive and effective engineering teams. Effective in oral presentation.
Good written and briefing slide development skills. Operative skill in MATLAB and industry standard software tools required to be effective in the position. Desired skills Demonstrated potential to advance in technical and programmatic responsibilities, supported by publications, collaborations with subject matter experts in the field, advanced degree(s), and challenging program achievements.
Experience in test-bed and instrumentation setup for experiments and demonstrations. Proficient in ZEMAX and/or SIMULINK. As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges.
Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
*Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
- Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California
Wheel Alignment Technician
Automobile wheel alignment needed to repair and service wheel alignment and front ends of automobiles. Requires minimum of 3-4 years of verifiable experience.Wheel alignment/front end training/education preferred.
Will perform wheel alignment and front end work on automobiles. Job requires valid Texas drivers license in order to test drive vehicles. No record of felonies or DWI's.
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Automotive Alignment Technician
At Dobbs, we're always looking for talented, motivated and dependable technicians. We provide training and education and certification opportunities as well as opportunities to grow within the company. We have many associates who started as technicians and worked their way up to Service Manager and Store Manager. We reward hard work and results.
- Valid Driver's License
- Missouri Safety Inspectors License, GVIP Emissions Certified
- ASE Certification (Not required, but a plus)
- Minimum of 2 years auto repair experience
- Available to work any hours, 5 days (Monday - Saturday)
- Honest & Reliable
- Has Adequate Tools for Job
- Career Oriented
Compensation is based on experience level.
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees are employed on an “at-will” basis and may be terminated at any time. Dobbs Tire & Auto Centers is an equal opportunity employer.
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JOB SUMMARY: The Alignment Technician is committed to providing the highest quality of repairs and service necessary to satisfy the customer. They should be self-motivated, dependable, hard-working and work well in a team environment. Duties and Responsibilities: * Properly secure vehicle to lift/alignment machine to ensure safe operation
Properly align vehicle as per company specifications
Diagnosis of customer vehicles
Interaction between employees and/or customers; explaining diagnosis and needed repairs as required to assist sales staff and/or clarify for customers
Providing the highest quality repairs to customers' vehicles
Staying updated on most current technology, requirements and processes regarding automotive service and repair
Maintains an organized and safe work environment
The ability to be ready to start work by scheduled time
Other duties as assigned by supervision
Clean shop, showroom, restrooms, and waiting room
Take out trash
Other duties as assigned by retail store manager or retail assistant manager Minimum Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: * State of Michigan Mechanic Certification in Alignment (Not applicable in Ohio/Indiana) * Must be at least 18 years of age
Valid driver's license
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with co-workers and management
Ability to read and write English
Represents one's self and Belle Tire in a professional manner
Demonstrates a commitment of high quality service to internal and external customers Experience: * Minimum of 2 years of automotive experience Education: * High School Diploma/GED or equivalent experience Physical Requirements: * The ability to be on your feet for long periods of time
The ability to safely lift of up to 75 pounds to chest level
Bending, twisting, grabbing, reaching and any other activity normally associated with an Automotive Mechanic position Preferred Qualifications: * ASE Certification strongly preferred Working Conditions: Varying work hours, Mon-Sat, some overtime may be required. Workshop environment, with heavy physical requirements: long periods of standing on your feet, lifting up to 75 pounds to chest level, bending, twisting, grabbing, and reaching. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Nurse Practitioner - Patient Aligned Care Team (Pact)
Vacancy Identification Number (VIN):
1926771 This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants may be referred as early as April 10, 2017 and thereafter as vacancies become available. This announcement covers multiple areas within Montana VA Health Care System.
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA professional nurse, your opportunities are endless. With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips. Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/ . VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply.
The health related positions in VA are covered by Title 38, and are not covered by the Schedule A excepted appointment authority. The incumbent for this position may be eligible to apply for the Education Debt Reduction Program. Please contact Human Resources at this medical center and speak with the Education Debt Reduction Program Coordinator for additional information.
Duties The Montana VAHCS is currently recruiting for a Nurse Practitioner to work in Primary Care Service
. The APRN demonstrates performance and leadership that is broad enough to care for a group of patients. The APRN is an independent member of the Medical Staff with delineated clinical privileges.
The APRN is accountable for the evaluation, management, and coordination of patient driven care. S/he provides comprehensive outpatient primary, urgent care, preventive, and wellness care as well as a spectrum of acute, episodic, and end-of-life care to Veterans. This includes performing history and physicals, ordering and interpreting diagnostic and therapeutic test/studies, initiating consults and referrals, prescribing medications and supplies in accordance with VA policy, VA formulary and State regulations, and formulating, initiating, and evaluating healthcare teaching for primary care patients and their families.
The APRN will work from a designated duty station and will be responsible for providing comprehensive primary care services to a defined panel of patients. This includes history taking, physical examinations, ordering appropriate labs and diagnostic tests, needed consultations and formulation of treatment plans within the scope of their national certification and facility credentialing. Documentation is via an electronic record and prescriptions according to guidelines of the VA formulary.
A patient centered approach with emphasis on preventative strategies and patient education, plus flexibility in providing care on urgent or same day basis and via telephone visits are required. The incumbent is part of a Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) in which nurse care managers, support staff, and other professionals all work together to provide seamless care process which ensures efficiency, customer service, and clinical performance according to evidence based standards of medical practice for providing primary care to Primary Care patients at a primary care clinic. The APRN can be temporarily assigned to any other clinic where coverage is needed or may be assigned to conduct telehealth visits.
Work Schedule: Flexible shifts of 8a-4:30p; Monday-Friday. Functional Statement/ Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Supervisory Status No
- Not Required
Who May Apply
This job is open to
… United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group. Job Requirements
Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required.
Must pass pre-employment examination.
Designated and/or Random Drug Testing required.
Background and/or Security Investigation required.
English Language Proficiency required.
Qualifications BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
U.S. citizenship. non-citizens may be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
Full unrestricted Licensure, Certification, or Registration required
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 National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). 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. 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.
Applicant must maintain full and current certification as a nurse practitioner from the American Nurses Association or another nationally recognized certifying body. The certification must be in the specialty to which the individual is being appointed or selected.
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) * 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.
Must be proficient in spoken and written English. Applicant's education and length of nursing practice (experience) will be considered by a Nurse Professional Standards Board in determining the grade and salary of the applicant selected.
Experience as a RN will be evaluated to determine if the experience is of an acceptable level of quality with regard to the following four dimensions of nursing: Practice, Professional Development, Collaboration and Scientific Inquiry.Each dimension of practice has criteria that demonstrate essential core competencies for VHA Nursing Personnel. The criteria are as follows:
Practice:practice, ethics and resource utilization,
Professional Development:performance, education/career development, Collaboration;collaboration, collegiality,
Scientific Inquiry:quality of care, research. Education/Experience Requirements: * Nurse I Level I - An Associate Degree (ADN) or Diploma in Nursing, no experience.
Nurse I Level II - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 1 year of experience, or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelor's degree in a related field and no experience; or a Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) and no experience.
Nurse I Level III - An ADN or Diploma in Nursing and approximately 2-3 years of experience, or an ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 1-2 years of experience; or a BSN with approximately 1-2 years of experience, or a Master's degree in nursing (MSN) or related field with a BSN and no experience.
Nurse II - A BSN with approximately 2-3 years of experience, or ADN or Diploma in Nursing and a bachelors degree in a related field and approximately 2-3 years experience or a Master's degree in nursing or related field with a BSN and approximately 1-2 years experience, or a Doctoral degree in nursing or meets basic requirements for appointment and has doctoral degree in a related field with no experience.
Nurse III - Master's degree in nursing or related field with BSN and approximately 2-3 years experience or Doctoral degree in nursing or related field and approximately 2-3 years experience. IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE MAY NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE.
Reference: VA Handbook 5005/27, Part II, Appendix G-6 NURSE QUALIFICATION STANDARDhttp://www1.va.gov/vapubs/viewPublication.asp?PubID=464&FType;=2
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment.
You can verify your education here: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. VA Montana has a RN Residency/Transition to Practice Program. Per VA Directive 2011-039 participation in this program is required for all nurses who have less than 1 year of registered nurse experience or as recommended by the Associate Director Patient Care Services.
Preferred Experience: Primary Care/Family Practice experience. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Veterans' Preference: When applying for Federal Jobs, eligible Veterans should claim preference on their application or résumé. Applicants claiming preference based on service-connected disability, or based on being the spouse or mother of a disabled or deceased Veteran, must complete an SF 15, Application for 10-Point Veteran Preference. Veterans who are still in the service may be granted tentative preference on the basis of information contained in their applications, but they must produce a DD Form 214 or other proof prior to appointment to document entitlement to preference. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/veterans.aspx.
Physical Requirements: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds); straight pulling (4 hours); pushing (4 hours); reaching over shoulder; use of fingers; both hands required; walking (2 hours); standing (7 hours); kneeling (1 hour); repeated bending (4 hours); both legs required; near vision correctable to 13" to 16" to Jaeger 1 to 4; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/50 and to 20/100 in the other; ability to distinguish basic colors; hearing (aid permitted); mental and emotional stability required.
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What To Expect Next After we receive your complete application package
(including any required documents), your qualifications will be reviewed to decide if you meet the basic requirements. You will be notified when this decision is made.
BENEFITS Nurses working for the VA accrue annual leave at the rate of
8 hours per pay period (2 weeks) (pro-rated for part-time employees) and sick leave at the rate of 4 hours per pay period. Working for the Department of Veterans Affairs offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes, in part, paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, life insurance, health benefits, thrift savings plan, and participation in the Federal Employees Retirement System.
In addition to traditional "dollars and cents" benefits, we offer a range of benefits to help balance work and life. For more information please visit us at http://www4.va.gov/JOBS/JobBenefits/benefits.asp . ### Other Information This position is in the Excepted Service and does not confer competitive status. This job originated on www.usajobs.gov.
For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/466255800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.
Open & closing dates: 2017-03-21 to 2017-12-29 Salary: $71,710 to $121,639 / per year Pay scale & grade: VN 00 Series: 0610 Nurse Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full Time Job announcement number: VC-17-167-1926771-RMF-BU Control number: 466255800
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